GP/Specialist Referral

Thank you for referring your patient to our General Surgical Outpatient Clinic. We are honoured to be provided with the opportunity to care for your patient and provide specialist consultation. Our clinic service provides an elective general surgical service that is completely covered by Medicare.

If your patient requires prompt review, please highlight this in your letter of referral, or alternatively call our unit directly to notify us of your concerns contact us.

Note: if your patient requires an interpreter, please notify us of this and the preferred language in your referral letter.

To make a referral, please nominate a Surgeon from our unit in your referral letter and simply fax or email us on either of the below contacts:

Fax: (02) 8738 3926



Dr Valerie Malka is the Director of the Trauma and Acute Care Surgical Unit at Liverpool Hospital. She was the previous Director of Trauma Services at Westmead Hospital for over a decade. She is an EMST Director and DSTC Instructor with a great passion for trauma and acute care surgery. With special interests in education and quality assurance she has worked extensively in patient safety and the maintenance of ethics in healthcare. Valerie has worked with the International Committee of the Red Cross and the International Rescue Committee and holds a Diploma in International Humanitarian Assistance from Geneva University and a Master’s Degree in International Public Health with a major in Humanitarian Law. She also holds a Master’s degree in Journalism and works freelance writing medical, health and wellbeing articles.