Whitehorse Day Surgery, Box Hill, Victoria

About Whitehorse Day Surgery

Whitehorse Day Surgery, in Victoria, is an accredited, purpose-built facility for ophthalmic surgery. Our Melbourne-based facility has been designed to provide the highest standards of surgical and anaesthetic care, using a quality-assurance model based on the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards.

Whitehorse Day Surgery is conveniently located in the heart of Box Hill, VIC, adjacent to the Box Hill Hospital medical precinct and nearby to major shopping and transport hubs.

We make it our priority to put you at ease as soon as you step through our doors. Our friendly, caring and highly experienced clinical and administrative team will go out of their way to ensure that you are kept relaxed and informed every step of the way. That’s our commitment to you.

Whitehorse Day Surgery features state-of-the-art equipment and technology to support the latest surgical techniques, optimise patient outcomes and ensure patient comfort at all times.

The design of our day surgery ensures plenty of quiet areas for patients to use leading up to and after their surgery, including a comfortable waiting room and a spacious recovery area to recuperate. We understand that the hospital environment significantly impacts patient health outcomes. For this reason, we’ve built an environment that is welcoming, safe and patient-friendly, particularly for older adults and vision-impaired patients.

Director of Nursing

Akie Hayashi

T: (03) 9899 9611
F: (03) 9899 9622
E: [email protected]

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852 Whitehorse Rd Box Hill VIC 3128
Tel: 03 9899 9611
Fax: 03 9899 9622
Email: [email protected]

Mon–Fri 8.30 am–5.00 pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

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Whitehorse Day Surgery services

Whitehorse Day Surgery provides a variety of surgical procedures that do not require an overnight stay.

Conveniently located in Box Hill, Melbourne, our day hospital is a specialty provider of ophthalmic procedures and vision correction. These include retinal surgery, cataract and laser cataract surgery, glaucoma management, pterygium surgery and oculoplastics (reconstructive surgery).

Our doctors have access to the latest ophthalmic technology to support cutting-edge surgical techniques. This, combined with the extensive experience of our doctors, nurses and administrators, ensures we deliver best-practice patient care across all day hospital services.

  • 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)

Getting to Whitehorse Day Surgery

By car

Our clinic is conveniently located in the heart of Box Hill, Melbourne. We are located directly in front of Whitehorse Plaza, where parking is available in the shopping centre car parks. There is also a parking bay at the front of the building to enable patients to be dropped off and picked up.

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

There are plenty of public transport options to get to Whitehorse Day Surgery.

Box Hill railway station is a 5-minute walk from the day surgery and is serviced by the Belgrave or Lilydale train lines.

The route 109 tram stops directly opposite the day surgery (Stop 57: Nelson Rd & Whitehorse Rd).

And several bus routes serve our clinic: 281, 281–293 combined, 284, 302, 302–304 combined, 766, 767.

Patient FAQs

Below are some frequently-asked questions about Whitehorse Day Surgery. 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 Whitehorse Day Surgery?

    Fully equipped, purpose-built facility

    Patients can expect to receive the highest standard of care at Whitehorse Day Surgery.

    Not only do the surgeons who operate at our purpose-built facility have the latest technology at their fingertips, but our highly experienced and attentive staff are committed to ensuring your stay with us is as comfortable and relaxed as possible.

    • Quiet and comfortable waiting areas (magazines, TV, tea & coffee station, free WiFi)
    • Fully equipped operating theatre
    • On-site sterile services department
  • Are there any on-site facilities for my carer while they are waiting?

    We are situated in front of the Box Hill Central shopping centre, giving us access to a wide range of facilities including car park spaces, shops, cafes and restaurants.

    Major shopping centres Box Hill Centro and Whitehorse Plaza are easily accessible by foot.

  • Is there any parking available on-site at Whitehorse Day Surgery?

    Parking is available in the Box Hill Central shopping centre car parks. There is also a parking bay at the front of the building to enable patients to be dropped off and picked up.


A number of highly regarded surgical specialists choose to operate at Whitehorse Day Surgery because of our outstanding patient care and state-of-the-art premises.

See the full list of specialists at Whitehorse Day Surgery in our Specialist directory.

For surgeons

Theatre sessions available

Located 20 km from Melbourne’s CBD and part of the city of Whitehorse, Box Hill has established itself as a bustling retail, medical and business hub in the eastern suburbs.

Whitehorse Road, which our day surgery is located on, boasts numerous retail shops, eateries and other businesses. Major shopping centres Box Hill Centro and Whitehorse Plaza are easily accessed by foot. Directly opposite the day surgery is The Chen, part of the luxurious, five-star Art Series Hotels group.

For information about surgical session availability or to book a site tour, please contact our Director of Nursing, Akie Hayashi on (03) 9899 9611 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 Whitehorse Day Surgery for your surgical lists?
    • Established for ophthalmic procedures
    • Ideal operating solution for solo practices
    • Fully equipped operating theatre
    • Highly experienced, friendly administrative and specialist ophthalmic theatre teams (led by the on-site Director of Nursing) ensure patient comfort and safety and efficient turnaround times
    • On-site sterile services department
    • Comfortable waiting areas (magazines, TV, tea & coffee station, free WiFi)
    • Convenient location with ample secure, parking for staff

Our day surgeries in Victoria

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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