RiverCity Private Hospital | Day Hospital in Brisbane

About RiverCity Private Hospital

RiverCity Private Hospital is a beautifully appointed, purpose-built specialist day hospital in Brisbane, Queensland. The day surgery is equipped with state-of-the-art surgical facilities, including 3 stand-alone theatres, supported by their own admission rooms and dedicated nurses.

Our day hospital is designed to support the latest techniques and advances in care across a range of surgical specialties. These include ophthalmology services such as vision correction and cataract surgery, and pain management including diagnostic injections and regenerative therapy.

RiverCity Private Hospital’s state-of-the-art operating suites and specialist theatre teams provide local surgeons with an expertly managed, no-fuss operating environment. Patients likewise benefit from best-in-class amenities that put their care and comfort first at every point of their stay.

The day hospital is ideal for Queensland patients seeking to undergo specialist ophthalmic treatment in comfortable, quiet surrounds, away from the hustle and bustle of larger centres.

Located 2.5 kilometres west of the Brisbane CBD, RiverCity Private Hospital is a convenient option for patients and doctors desiring access to world-class surgical facilities in a well-appointed, boutique setting.

Director of Nursing

Head shot of Sue Dodgson the director of nursing at RiverCity Private Hospital

Sue Dodgson

T 07 3736 3010
E [email protected]


Contact us
Level 2, 401 Milton Rd, Auchenflower QLD 4066
Tel: 07 3736 3010
Fax: 07 3736 3098
Email: [email protected]

Mon–Fri  6.30 am–6.00 pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

RiverCity Private Hospital entrance | Vision Hospital Group

RiverCity Private Hospital services

Conveniently located in Auchenflower, Brisbane, our day surgery offers a variety of medical modalities and surgical procedures. We also have access to an on-site pathology facility, should our doctors require additional diagnostic information.

  • Ophthalmology
    • Cataract surgery
    • Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS)
    • Trabeculectomy
    • Vitrectomy
    • Vitreoretinal surgery
    • Pterygium surgery and autoconjunctival graft
    • Corneal cross-linking
    • Corneal transplantation
    • Intravitreal eye injections
    • Reconstructive surgery (oculoplastics):
      • Blepharoplasty
      • Ectropion repair
      • Entropion repair
      • Ptosis repair
      • Conjunctivoplasty
      • Pingueculum
      • Excision of lesions (e.g. basal cell carcinoma)
  • Pain management

    Procedure examples include:

    • Diagnostic injections
    • Radiofrequency neurotomy
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation
    • Epidural injection
    • Pulsed Radiofrequency

Getting to RiverCity Private Hospital

By car

Conveniently located only 2.5 kilometres west of Brisbane’s CBD, our day surgery is easy to reach by car. There is a multi-level carpark with approximately 50 parking spaces on-site (4-hour parking limit).

PLEASE ARRANGE FOR A RESPONSIBLE PERSON TO ACCOMPANY YOU HOME AFTER YOUR SURGERY. Certain types of anaesthesia may cause drowsiness and impair your mental alertness – you will not be allowed to drive home.

By public transport

Bus route 470 stops on Milton Road (stop 10) opposite RiverCity Private Hospital.

Alternatively, Auchenflower Railway Station is a 5-minute walk away.

After your surgery, you will need assistance getting home – please arrange for a responsible adult to accompany you.

Disability access

For people with limited mobility, the multi-level carpark provides easy access to the day surgery reception.

RiverCity Private Hospital

Level 2, 401 Milton Road Auchenflower QLD 4066

T: (07) 3736 3010

Patient FAQs

Below are some frequently-asked questions about RiverCity Private Hospital. For more information about preparing for your visit, download our site brochure, check out our downloadable resources below or visit our dedicated ‘For patients’ page.

  • What amenities are available for patients at RiverCity Private Hospital?
    • Modern, quiet and comfortable waiting areas
    • Private admission rooms
    • Three state-of-the-art operating theatres
    • On-site pathology facilities

    Providing an exceptional experience is central to the RiverCity Private Hospital philosophy. Our newly refurbished and beautifully appointed waiting areas and consulting suites are designed for patient comfort, while on-site pathology services allow further investigation in a convenient and prompt manner.

  • Are there any on-site facilities for my carer while they are waiting?

    RiverCity Private Hospital does not have an on-site cafeteria; however, there are several cafés across the other side of Milton Road, within easy walking distance.


See the full list of specialists at RiverCity Private Hospital in our Specialist directory.

For surgeons

Theatre and consulting facilities available

RiverCity Private Hospital is a beautifully appointed, purpose-built specialist day hospital, designed to support the latest techniques and advances in care across a range of surgical specialties.

Our theatre set-up particularly suits ophthalmic surgery, pain procedures and plastic and reconstructive surgery, but we can cater for many other surgical specialties.

We welcome enquiries from surgeons seeking theatre sessions. Please contact our Director of Nursing, Sue Dodgson, for further information about surgical session availability or to book a site tour. Call (07) 3736 3010 or email an enquiry to [email protected].

For more information about what Vision Hospital Group day surgeries offer surgeons, visit our For surgeons page

  • Why choose RiverCity private Hospital for your surgical lists?

    We offer visiting surgeons high-quality theatre management, with a focus on ensuring efficiencies in service through well-designed patient flows and quality systems and processes.

    RiverCity Private Hospital also offers visiting surgeons the option to consult privately. Our facilities include waiting and sub-waiting areas to provide privacy and assist with patient flow, in-house administrative support and on-site pathology services.

    Our consulting suites are available for permanent sub-lease or for leasing on a sessional basis, with theatre privileges. Additional services such as reception and patient invoicing are available. Alternatively, surgeons may prefer to utilise their own practice staff.

    • Specialist surgical equipment already set up for ophthalmic and pain management specialties (can be organised for other specialties by agreement – email us)
    • Ideal operating solution for smaller/solo surgical practices
    • Architect-designed for patient and surgeon comfort, as well as optimal patient flow and seamless list management
      • Three fully equipped theatres and a laser suite
      • Central sterile services department
      • Private admission rooms
      • Dedicated patient holding area
      • Spacious, comfortable recovery areas
    • On-site pathology

Our day surgeries in Queensland

Fully accredited

We are committed to continuously monitoring and improving customer service. Our practice has developed a quality management system to meet the requirements of the National Safety and Quality in Health Services Standards (NSQHS), and achieve certification. These standards focus on the effectiveness of a practice’s quality management system in meeting the needs of its customer. Please let our reception staff know if you wish to provide us with feedback on our service – we welcome and appreciate all input.

Read more about patient safety and our quality and safety standards on our ‘About us’ page.

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