Pindara Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Media Releases

Australian-first research probes knee surgeons’ motivations
Mar 18, 2019
New research has pinpointed the reasons Australian orthopaedic surgeons tend to have an overriding preference for one type of knee implant over hundreds of others.


Pedalling proven to speed up recovery times for Total Knee Replacements
Mar 15, 2019
New research at Pindara Private Hospital has found pedalling exercises are much more effective than standard physical therapy in rehabilitating patients who have had Total Knee Replacement (TKR) surgery.


New surgical technology arrives at Pindara Private Hospital
Mar 14, 2019
A new robot has joined the ranks at Pindara Private Hospital to assist surgeons in providing non-invasive procedures for patients.


Midwives on hand for Mothers at Pindara Private Hospital
Mar 13, 2019
New and expecting mothers at Pindara Private Hospital now have access to pre and post natal check – ups with midwives, who will provide support during and after their births.


Stars of the ER: Emergency Medicine Specialist Training
Nov 27, 2018
Pindara Private Hospital has a strong connection with Emergency Medicine. It was the first private hospital in Australia to open an Emergency Department in 1987 and is now the only private hospital on the Gold Coast accredited by the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine to provide emergency medicine specialist training.


Beat Screen Time Shame: Tips For Managing Tech With Kids
Nov 27, 2018
Last year, The Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne conducted a study asking Australian parents about the impact of screen-based devises on their children.


A Pain in the Shoulder
Nov 27, 2018
Dr Terry Hammond | Orthopaedic Surgeon


Hypnobirthing: Freedom From Fear
Nov 27, 2018
While not a new concept in obstetrics, recently health providers have seen a resurgence of interest from expectant mothers in exploring more natural birthing options with less interventions and reliance on pain medications.


Getting What You Give: Making A Difference Through Medical Volunteering
Nov 27, 2018
As a medical professional you are specially qualified to make a significant and important difference in the lives of others. Two of Pindara’s much loved team members - Paediatric Anaesthetist Dr Sarah Goetz and Post Anaesthesia Care Unit Clinical Facilitator Courtney Allan have been using their skills to do just that – helping to change the lives of children and young people across the globe by volunteering with medical charities Operation Smile and Interplast.


Early Diagnosis of Macular Degeneration
Nov 27, 2018
Dr Robert Bourke | Ophthalmologist