For Patients

Resources and information, including referral requirements, insurance information, post-procedure care and more.

REFERRAL REQUIREMENTS

We accept patients with or without referrals from a General Practitioner.

Here’s some information you should know if you’re considering visiting our clinic:

 

BOOKING DIRECTLY WITH US, VIA PHONE OR EMAIL, WITH A REFERRAL FROM A GP

If you book an appointment directly with us and you do have a referral from your GP, please make sure that the referral is supplied directly from the GP before the appointment or bring it with you to your first consultation. While a portion of the consultation fee is returned from Medicare, you will still incur a private consultation fee.

 

BOOKING DIRECTLY WITH US, VIA PHONE OR EMAIL, WITHOUT A REFERRAL

If you prefer to book an appointment directly through our clinic via email or phone and you don’t have a referral from your GP, you will be charged a private consultation fee. This fee includes a consultation and an optional ultrasound. We often receive referrals from podiatrists and other allied health practitioners.

 

BOOKING VIA HOTDOC APPOINTMENT SCHEDULER, WITHOUT A REFERRAL

If you’re planning to register as a patient through HotDoc, you won’t need a referral from your GP. However, because you don’t have a referral from a GP, you will incur a private fee from Meridian Vein and Pain.

We strive to provide the best possible care to our patients, and we’re happy to answer any questions you may have.

If you need further information, please don’t hesitate to ask our clinical staff.

 

INSURANCE INFORMATION

If you have private health insurance, some procedures may be covered. Specifically, pain procedures and radiofrequency ablation are usually covered, while vein procedures may be covered in some cases.

If you’re unsure whether your insurance covers a specific procedure, please discuss it with our clinical staff.

PAIN TREATMENTS

Facet Joint Injections

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Platelet Rich Plasma

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Radio-Frequency Ablation

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Spinal Epidurals and Nerve Blocks

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Prolotherapy Injection for Pain

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VEIN TREATMENTS

Direct Vision Sclerotherapy

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Ultrasound Guided Sclerotherapy

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Ambulatory Phlebectomy

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Glue Ablation of Veins

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Thermal Ablation of Veins

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FORMS

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PATIENT LITERATURE

Varicose Vein Disease

Varicose Vein Disease

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Suite 10, Specialist Consulting Suites

Torquay Health Hub

1-3 Cylinders Road

Torquay VIC 3228