Gamma knife - radiation therapy

 

What is Gamma Knife?

Gamma Knife isn’t a physical knife, and there’s no surgery involved. It’s a non-invasive alternative to neurosurgery.

Gamma Knife is used to treat some brain conditions, including cancerous and non-cancerous tumours.

It was developed in the late 1960s and used with hundreds of thousands of patients around the world.
 

Gamma Knife uses around 200 highly focused and very powerful intersecting beams of gamma radiation. They’re precisely targeted to avoid healthy areas of the brain.

Planning your treatment may take up to 90 minutes. The treatment itself is usually completed within a couple of hours.

Before treatment, you’re fitted with a head frame to keep your head completely still during the procedure. This involves having a local anaesthetic.

Treatment is completely painless and accurate to within one-tenth of a millimetre.

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Albany

136-138 Lockyer Avenue, Albany, WA 6330

Albury Wodonga

Regional Cancer Centre, Corner of Borella Road and East Street, East Albury, NSW, 2640

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Angaston

29 North Street, Angaston, SA, 5353

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Armadale (Hearts West Clinic)

3056 Albany Hwy, Suite 10, Armadale Hospital Specialist Centre, Armadale WA 6112

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Augusta

Augusta Hospital, 11 Donovan Street, Augusta WA 6290

Balwyn

Balwyn Consulting Suites, 481 Whitehorse Rd, Balwyn VIC 3103

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Base Hospital Bundaberg (Cardiology)

Cardiac Investigations Unit, Bundaberg Base Hospital, Bourbong Street, Bundaberg West, QLD, 4670

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Beaudesert

Lavender House 37 William Street Beaudesert QLD 4284

Benowa

The Lung Centre, 144 Ashmore Rd, Benowa QLD 4217

Berwick (Cardiology)

Unit 2 / 11 Gloucester Avenue, Berwick VIC 3806

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Berwick (Oncology)

St John Of God Berwick Specialist Centre, 55 Kangan Drive, Berwick VIC 3806, Australia

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Broken Hill

Thomas Street, Broken Hill, NSW, 2880

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Buderim (oncology)

10 King Street, Buderim QLD 4556, Australia

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Buderim Private Hospital

Buderim Private Hospital, 12 Elsa Wilson Drive, Buderim QLD 4556

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Bunbury (Cardiology)

Suite 21, St John of God Hospital, Southwest Health Campus, Corner of Roberston Drive & Bussell Highway, WA, 6230

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Bunbury (Oncology)

South West Health Campus, Corner of Bussell Hwy & Roberston Drive, Bunbury, WA 6230

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Bunbury (Sleep Medicine)

Suite 21, St John of God Hospital, Southwest Health Campus, (Cnr Robertson Drive & Bussell Hwy), Bunbury WA 6230

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Bundaberg (Oncology)

Bundaberg, Mater Hospital (Oncology), 313 Bourbong Street, Bundaberg, QLD, 4670

Bundaberg (Sleep Medicine)

Suite 3, Entrance 1, 72 Barolin Street, Bundaberg, QLD 4670

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Bundaberg West

Mater Misericordiae Hospital, 313 Bourbong Street, Bundaberg West, QLD, 4670

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Bundoora

Health and Wellness Centre Level 1, Suites 8-10, 20 Scholar Drive, Bundoora, VIC, 3083

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Busselton (Cardiology)

19 Albert Street, Busselton WA, Australia

Busselton (Sleep Medicine)

19 Albert Street, Busselton WA 6280, Australia

Cabrini (Gandel Wing)

Cabrini Hospital Melvern, Level B4, Gandel Wing, 183 Wattletree Road, Malvern, VIC 3144

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Calvary Central Districts Hospital

Calvary Central Districts Hospital, Jarvis Road, Elizabeth Vale SA 5112, Australia

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Capalaba

Rooms Bayside Level 1, The Hub Corner of Rickey & Loraine Street Capalaba QLD 4157

Chermside

Chermside Medical Complex, Lower Ground Floor, 956 Gympie Road, Chermside QLD, 4032

Clare

Old North Road, Clare, SA 5453

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Clayfield

Oriel Place, Suite 3, Level 1 531 Sandgate Road Clayfield QLD 4011

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Cockburn (Cardiology)

Cockburn Health & Community Centre, Level 1, Suite 11, 11 Wentworth Parade, Success WA 6164

Cockburn (Sleep)

Cockburn Health & Community Centre, Level 1, Suite 11, 11 Wentworth Parade, Success WA 6164

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Denmark

Denmark Health Service, 50 Scotsdale Road, Denmark WA, Australia

Doncaster East

Suite 1, 1008 Doncaster Road, Doncaster East VIC 3109

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Duncraig

Unit 4, 60 Arnisdale Road, Duncraig, WA, 6023

Dunsborough

Dunn Bay Road, Dunsborough WA 6281, Australia

East Melbourne

Level 5, 126 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne, VIC, 3002

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Emerald

Central Highlands Healthcare Ltd. Trading as Emerald Medical Group Lot 1, Pilot Farm Road, Emerald QLD 4720

Epping Medical Centre

Epping Medical Centre, Ground Floor, 230 Cooper Street, Epping, VIC, 3076

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Fiona Stanley Hospital

Discovery Way Murdoch University, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

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Flinders Private Hospital

Flinders Private Hospital, Level 2, 1 Flinders Drive, Bedford Park, SA 5042

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Footscray

Western Private Hospital, 1 Marion Street, Footscray, VIC 3011

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Frankston

Frankston Private Hospital, 5 Susono Way, Frankston VIC, 3199

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Fraser Coast

Fraser Coast, St Stephen’s Private Hospital, 1 Medical Place, Urraween, Qld, 4655

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Friendly Society Private Hospital (FSPH) Bundaberg

Floor 1, 19-23 Bingera Street, Bundaberg QLD 4670

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Gawler

1 Murray Street, Gawler , SA 5112

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Gladstone (Cardiology)

Mater Hospital (Outpatients Department), 50 Rosella Street, Gladstone, QLD, 4680

Gladstone Mater Misericordiae Hospital (Sleep Medicine)

Mater Misericordiae Hospital, 50 Rosella St, Gladstone QLD 4680

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Greenslopes

Ramsay Specialist Centre Suite 212, Level 2 Newdegate Street, Greenslopes, QLD, 4120

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Gympie

Gympie Specialist and Diagnostic Centre, 74 - 76 Channon Street, Gympie QLD 4570

Heidelberg

Suite 1, Warringal Private Hospital, 216 Burgundy Street, Heidelberg VIC 3084

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Hervey Bay (Cardiology)

Urraween Medical Centre, Suite 4/156 Urraween Road, Urraween QLD 4655

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Hervey Bay (Sleep Medicine)

Suite 4, 156 Urraween Road, Urraween QLD 4655

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Hollywood Private Hospital

Hollywood Private Hospital, Diagnostic Nuclear Imaging, Monash Ave, Nedlands WA 6009

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Hurstville

Waratah Private Hospital, Level 6, 31 Dora Street, Hurstville, NSW, 2220

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Jimboomba

Jimboomba Medical Centre Shop 14, Jimboomba Shopping Centre Mt Lindesay Highway Jimboomba, Qld, 4280

John Flynn Private Hospital Tugun (Sleep Medicine)

John Flynn Private Hospital, 42 Inland Drive, Tugun QLD 4224

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Joondalup – Shenton House (Cardiology)

Level 3, Shenton House, 57 Shenton Avenue, Joondalup, WA 6027

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Joondalup – Shenton House (Oncology)

Shenton House, Level 3, 57 Shenton Avenue, Joondalup, WA 6027

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Joondalup – Shenton House (Sleep Medicine)

Level 3, 57 Shenton Avenue, Joondalup WA 6027

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Joondalup Health Campus

Suite 103, Specialist Medical Centre West, Grand Blvd & Shenton Ave, Joondalup, WA, 6027

Kadina

77-79 Port Road, Kadina SA 5554, Australia

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Kalamunda

Kalamunda Specialist Centre, 37 Elizabeth Street, Kalamunda, WA

Karratha

Karratha Health Campus Outpatients Department 62 Balmoral Road KARRATHA WA 6714

Kingaroy

Lady Bjelke-Petersen Community Hospital (formerly South Burnett Private Hospital), 31 Markwell Street, Kingaroy QLD 4610

Kurralta Park

Suite 1, Tennyson Centre, 520 South Road, Kurralta Park, SA 5037

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Langwarrin

Langwarrin Suites 1 & 2, 35 Cranbourne-Frankston Road, Langwarrin VIC 3910

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Leabrook

284 Kensington Road, Leabrook, SA 5068

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Lilydale

Lilydale Private Consulting Suites, 475 Swansea Rd, Lilydale, VIC, 3140

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Mackay Rehabilitation Hospital

Mackay Rehabilitation Hospital, 57 Norris Road, North Mackay, QLD, 4740

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Macquarie University Hospital

Hospital Building, Suite 1, Level B2, 3 Technology Place, Macquarie University, NSW, 2109

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Mandurah (Cardiology)

1/5 Murdoch Drive, Greenfields WA 6210

Mandurah (Oncology)

Unit 3/35 Minilya Parkway, Greenfields WA 6210

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Mandurah (Sleep Medicine)

1/5 Murdoch Drive, Greenfields WA 6210

Manjimup (Cardiology)

Warren District Hospital, 1 Hospital Avenue, Manjimup WA 6258

Manjimup (Sleep Medicine)

Warren District Hospital, 1 Hospital Ave, Manjimup WA 6258

Margaret River Hospital

17 Farrelly Street, Margaret River WA, Australia

Margaret River Surgery (Cardiology)

Margaret River Surgery, 1 Station Road, Margaret River WA, Australia

Margaret River Surgery (Sleep)

Margaret River Surgery, 1 Station Road, Margaret River WA, Australia

Maryborough

St Stephen's Medical Centre Suite 2, 166 John Street Maryborough QLD 4650

Mater Brisbane

Mater Private Clinic Suite 5.02 & 5.11, Level 5 550 Stanley Street South Brisbane QLD 4101

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Mater Hospital, Sydney (Oncology)

The Mater Hospital, 25 Rocklands road, North Sydney, NSW

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Midland

Midland Medical Specialist Care, 23 The Crescent, Midland, WA 6056

Modbury

979 North East Road, Modbury, SA, 5092

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Mount Barker

Unit 3, 22 Mann Street, Mount Barker, SA 5251

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Mount Ommaney

Mount Ommaney Medical Centre Shop 6/171 Dandenong Road Mt Ommaney QLD 4074

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Mulgrave

Mulgrave Private Hospital, Suite 8, Churchill Consulting Suites, Blanton Drive, Mulgrave, VIC, 3170

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Murdoch (Cardiology)

St John of God Wexford Medical Centre, Level 4, Suite 68-72, 3 Barry Marshall Parade, Murdoch, WA 6150

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Murdoch (Hearts West Clinic)

Suite 59, SJOG Medical Centre Barry Marshall ParadeMurdoch WA 6150

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Murdoch (Sleep Medicine)

Suite 68-72 Wexford Medical Centre, Level 4, 3 Barry Marshall Parade, Murdoch WA 6150

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Murray Bridge

6 Verdun Street, Murray Bridge, SA, 5253

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Nambour

10 Mapleton - Nambour Road, Nambour QLD, Australia

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Nedlands (Cardiology)

Suite 20/21 Hollywood Medical Centre, 85 Monash Avenue, Nedlands WA

Nedlands (Sleep Medicine)

Suite 20/21 Hollywood Medical Centre, 85 Monash Avenue, Nedlands WA 6009

Newcastle

Lake Macquarie Private Hospital, 36 Pacific Highway, Gateshead, NSW, 2290

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North Street Medical Centre

St Andrew’s Hospital, North Street, Spring Hill, QLD, 4000

Pakenham

Level 2, 2-9 Village Way, Lakeside Square Medical Precinct, Pakenham VIC 3810

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Parkville

Level 4, Suite 22, Melbourne Private Medical Centre, Royal Parade, Parkville VIC 3052

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Perth (Hearts West Clinic)

Suite 53/ 146 Mounts Bay Road, Perth WA 6000 Australia

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Perth Mount (Cardiology)

Suite 3, 140 Mounts Bay Road, Perth, WA 6000

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Perth Mount (Sleep Medicine)

Suite 3 Mount Medical Centre, Level 3, 140 Mounts Bay Road, Perth WA 6000

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Pindara (Oncology)

Pindara Specialist Suites Suite 4.07, Level 4, 29 Carrara Street, Benowa Qld 4214

Pindara Private Hospital

Pindara Private Hospital, Allchurch Avenue, Benowa QLD 4217

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Port Hedland

Hedland Health Campus, Outpatient Department, Port Hedland WA 6721

Pulse Oceanside Medical

Pulse Oceanside Medical, Suite 402, 11 Eccles Boulevard, Birtinya, QLD 4575

Ringwood (Cardiology)

Level 2, 50 New Street, Ringwood VIC 3134

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Ringwood (Oncology)

Ringwood Private Hospital, 36 Mount Dandenong Road, Ringwood East VIC 3135

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RiverCity Private Hospital

RiverCity Private Hospital, Level 4, 401 Milton Road, Auchenflower, QLD, 4066

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Rockhampton (Cardiology)

Mater Hospital (Outpatients Department) 31 Ward Street Rockhampton QLD 4700

Rockhampton (Oncology)

Rockhampton Hospital, Lower Ground Floor, Canning Street, Rockhampton, QLD, 4700

Rockingham

Suite 1/11 Council Avenue, Rockingham, WA 6168

Rockingham (Hearts West Clinic)

Elanora Dr, Rockingham General Hospital, Cooloongup WA 6168

info@heartswest.com.au

Roma

Vital Health, 20 Quintin Street, Roma QLD 4455

Southport

Premion Place, 39 White St, Southport QLD 4215

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Springfield

Priority Health Orion Shopping Centre, 1st Floor, 1 Main Street, Springfield QLD 4300

St Andrew's Hospital (Oncology)

St Andrew's Hospital, 352 South Terrace, Adelaide, SA 5000

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St Andrew's Medical Centre

St Andrew's Medical Centre Clinic, Level 2. 321 South Terrace, Adelaide, SA 5000

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St Andrew's Toowoomba

St Andrew's Hospital Toowoomba, 280 North Street, Toowoomba, QLD 4350

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St Stephen's Hospital Hervey Bay (Sleep Medicine)

St Stephen Hospital, 1 Medical Place, Urraween, QLD, 4655

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St Vincent's Clinic, Sydney

Level A, 438 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, NSW, 2010

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St Vincent's Melbourne

St Vincent's Hospital, Basement Level, Building C, 41 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy, VIC, 3065

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St Vincent's Toowoomba (Cardiology)

St Vincent's Private Hospital, Toowoomba, Scott Street, Toowoomba City QLD 4350

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St Vincent's Toowoomba (Sleep Medicine)

St Vincent's Private Hospital, Scott Street, Toowoomba, QLD 4350

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Sunshine Coast (Cardiology)

Suites 14 & 15, Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital, 3 Doherty Street, Birtinya QLD 4575

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Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital

Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital Suite 20/3 Doherty St, Birtinya QLD, 4575

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Surrey Hills

Union Road Specialists Centre, 203 Union Road, Surrey Hills, VIC, 3127

infocardiologyvic@genesiscare.com

Tugun (Oncology)

John Flynn Private Hospital, 42 Inland Drive, Tugun QLD 4224

Unley Road

Unley Road Clinic, 313 Unley Road, Malvern, SA, 5061

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Vermont South

Vermont Consulting Clinic, Vermont South Medical Centre, Level 3, Suite 3-5a, 645-647 Burwood Hwy, Vermont South, VIC, 3133

Wallaroo

Ernest Terrace, Wallaroo, SA 5556

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Wembley

24 Salvado Road, Wembley WA, Australia

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Wesley Hospital Auchenflower (Cardiology)

Level 5, Suite 91 Sandford Jackson Building 30 Chasely Street Auchenflower QLD 4066

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Wesley Medical Centre (Oncology)

The Wesley Medical Centre, 1/40 Chasely St Auchenflower, Brisbane, QLD, 4066

Westside Private Hospital (Cardiology)

Westside Private Hospital, Suite 309, Level 3, 32 Morrow Street, Taringa, QLD, 4068

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Whittlesea

Whittlesea Specialist Centre, 79-81 Church Street, Whittlesea VIC 3757

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Yokine (Cardiology)

Royal Street Specialist Centre, Cnr Royal Street & Wanneroo Road, Yokine, WA 6060

0894803000

Yokine (Sleep Medicine)

Royal Street Specialist Centre, Cnr Royal Street & Wanneroo Rd, Yokine WA 6060