Pre-surgery COVID testing

If you have been scheduled for elective surgery and require a pre-operative COVID test, please attend one of the St Vincent’s Pathology collection centres listed below:

  •  Fitzroy – St Vincent’s Public Hospital, 55 Victoria Pde, 1st Floor consulting suite building. Ph 9231 3994. 7.30 am to 5.30 pm Monday to Friday

  •  Fitzroy – St Vincent’s Private Hospital Fitzroy, 59 Victoria Pde, Ground floor adjacent to reception. Ph 9416 1278. 9 am to 5 pm Monday to Friday

  •  East Melbourne - St Vincent’s Private Hospital East Melbourne, 141 Grey Street, Ground Floor consulting suite building. Ph 9415 9084. 8 am to 5 pm Monday to Friday

  •  Kew - St Georges Hospital, 283 Cotham Road, Ph 9231 8580. 7.30 am to 5.30 pm Monday to Friday

  •  Pascoe Vale – 94 Kent Road. Ph 9350 7309. 1.30 to 4 pm Monday to Friday

  •  Ivanhoe - Shop 8 147-149 Upper Heidelberg Road. Ph 9497 5921. 2 to 5 pm Monday to Friday

  •  Carlton North – 490 Rathdowne Street. Ph 9381 0660. 8 am to 4 pm Monday to Friday

  •  Werribee – Princes Highway Medical Centre, 9 Princes Hwy. Ph 9741 4932. 8.30 am to 4.30 pm Monday to Friday

No appointment is necessary for adult COVID-19 testing.

Children under 5 years of age requiring pre-operative COVID-19 testing can be tested at any of the above locations, it is advisable to call ahead to make an appointment for children being tested. Parents are not required to be tested on the basis that their child is having elective surgery.

Please note that after testing you must self isolate until your surgery.