Surgical Unit

With 2 fully functioning theatres and an endoscopy theatre, Shellharbour Private Hospital’s general surgical unit offers comprehensive surgical care closely integrated with other parts of the hospital services to provide better outcomes for our patients.

Our Surgical Services

Shellharbour Private;

  • 3 digitally integrated operating theatres
  • 10 private patient surgical beds
  • 5 recovery day beds
  • 50 inpatient rehabilitation and medical beds
  • 60 private rooms (in total) with outstanding views of the Illawarra
  • En-suite facilities
  • Direct dial telephone services and private digital televisions in every room
  • An onsite commercial kitchen provides nutritious meals prepared fresh, daily

We also offer additional services onsite including Medical Imaging Services, Pathology, Physiotherapy and Sterilising.


On 13 April 2017, Healthe Care Australia (“Healthe Care”), Australia’s third largest corporate private hospital operator and pan-Asian health care services group acquired Evolution Healthcare’s three Illawarra hospitals: Shellharbour Private Hospital, South Coast Private Hospital and Wollongong Day Surgery.

Healthe Care currently has:

  • 35 private hospitals (34 in Australia and one in New Zealand)
  • Approaching 7,000 staff
  • Near 2,500 hospital beds

While this website is updated to reflect Healthe Care guidelines, please access information regarding the hospital and its services as usual. For further information about Healthe Care and its 35-strong hospital network, please visit