Knox Private expansion completed

Knox Private Hospital 2022-2024 expansion project (May 2024)

We warmly welcomed Mary Doyle MP for Aston, Healthscope COO Nicole Waldron and State Manager Chris Hewison to Knox Private Hospital to unveil the final stage of our two year redevelopment project with the official opening of our expanded ICU and CCU.

Knox Private Hospital is positioned well to care for more high acuity patients, in partnership with our doctors and surgeons.

Well done to the teams involved in all the the planning to ensure a well designed environment to provide the best care to patients and families at Knox. We are now well posisitioned to support more higher acuity care for our patients in partnership with our doctors.

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Knox opens new Intensive Care and Coronary Care units 

Media Release (May 2024)

This week Healthscope unveiled the final stage of Knox Private Hospital’s redevelopment with its  expanded Intensive Care and Coronary Care units, with the opening officiated by Mary Doyle MP for Aston.   

The new and expanded ICU now has 14 beds, while the new CCU has expanded from 10 to 17 beds.    

With more spacious private rooms, some overlooking gardens, the redeveloped ICU and CCU also provide an optimal working environment for our doctors and nurses.  The redeveloped units will also provide a better experience for patient’s families with a beautiful private new family room in the ICU that will provide a comfortable place for families waiting for patients undergoing treatment.     

“It’s very exciting to have our new ICU and CCU up and running at Knox Private Hospital.” said Suzanne Hall, General Manager Knox Private Hospital.   “Our expanded ICU and CCU means we can support higher acuity patients at any given time and provide improved services for our local communities in Melbourne’s outer east”.  

Healthscope CEO, Greg Horan said “even though our sector is facing considerable headwinds now, providing the very best care and facilities for our patients remains our top priority. These new facilities at Knox Private Hospital mean we can continue to deliver outstanding patient care and continue to play a vital role in our local community.”   

Both units are already fully operational for patients.   

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Knox Private Hospital unveils the Knox North Tower

Media Release (September 2023)

Knox Private Hospital today officially unveiled its multi-million redevelopment with a modern three storey extension.  

The redevelopment has added two new patient wards with ensuite single rooms, an upgraded diagnostic cardiology unit, new patient admissions area. A new main reception, a new expanded pharmacy and a new café have also been added.  

 Healthscope CEO, Greg Horan said “Continuing to invest in improving our hospitals is vital to delivering high quality care.  This redevelopment at Knox will allow us to support more doctors and provide great care for more patients.”  

“Knox Private has a proud history and a well-deserved reputation as a world class healthcare facility. This new development will further enhance Knox Private’s standing as a leader in clinical innovation and patient care.”   

“This redevelopment means we can care for more patients allowing the local community to be treated close to home, here in the eastern suburbs,” said Knox Private Hospital general manager, Suzanne Hall. “It’s very exciting to see this project completed. Our staff and patients are already benefitting from the new facilities, enhancing our patient’s experience”  
Further work is planned for Knox Private Hospital, with additional specialist consulting suites and an exciting upgrade and expansion to its intensive care and coronary care units will be completed early next year.   

Knox Private Hospital services Melbourne’s east and south-eastern suburbs, as well as regional east Victoria.  With 290 beds it is the largest private hospital in Victoria’s east and provides a full range of surgical and medical services, including a 24-hour emergency department, cardiology centre (diagnostics, interventional cardiology, structural heart and cardiothoracic surgery) bariatric, orthopedics, neurosurgery, urology, coronary care and intensive care unit and more. It has served its community for 30 years. 

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Exciting expansion for Knox Private Hospital announced

Announcement (June 2022)

Knox Private Hospital continues to support the community with a multi-million-dollar redevelopment that will help us continue to meet the growing demand for quality health care across Melbourne’s east and southeast. With new and expanded facilities, Knox Private Hospital will deliver an enhanced service for our patients, further cementing our reputation as a world-class healthcare facility

  • A new 3 storey Knox north tower
  • Two new patient wards with single rooms and private ensuite
  • An upgraded and expanded diagnostic cardiology unit on level 1 in Boronia Precinct
  • A new Main reception area, new Patient admissions
  • A new and larger HPS Pharmacy on level 1 in Boronia Precinct - enter via Boronia Rd carpark or Mountain Hwy
  • A newly built Jamaica Blue Café on level 1 in Boronia Precinct - enter via Boronia Rd carpark or Mountain Hwy
  • 9 additional premium specialist consulting suites
  • Upgraded and expanded Intensive Care and Coronary Care Units 

Artist Impression – Corner of Boronia Rd and Mountain Hwy

Artist Impression – Main entrance

Entrances and Car parking

Knox Private Hospital has two entrances to the hospital and multiple car parkareas across the hospital grounds for convenience, including undercover parking.

                       Entrance 1

                                   via Boronia Rd

                                   Access to:

  • Car park over three levels: G, B1 and B2
  • Lifts to Main hospital reception
  • Specialist consulting rooms
  • Pathology - ACL
  • Pharmacy – HPS

Entrance 2

via Mountain Hwy

Access to:

  • South car park - ED parking
  • Level 1 car park- via ramp
  • 24/7 Emergency Department
  • Medical imaging - Lumus
  • Knox Orthopaedic Group (KOG)
  • Mr. John Crock’s rooms

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The current expansion follows three recent major developments in recent years that has transformed our hospital to be one of the largest tertiary facilities in Victoria. Our upgrades have the hospital’s surgical capacity and capability. With the latest in surgical technology, our accredited doctors can deliver the best possible patient outcomes. We develop facilities and services with patient care, safety and comfort in mind.

Our upgrades have included:


  • Two Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratories for Interventional procedures – open September 2020
  • Emergency Department, relocated and expanded - open in March 2020
  • Day procedure centre with 5 new operating theatres for day procedures- open February 2020
  • Four new patient wards – open 2016
  • 10 state of the art operating theatres – open 2010


  • Brainlab surgical navigation system – enabling greater precision during cranial and spinal neurosurgical procedures
  • Davinci Xi robot and Trumpf surgical table – the most advanced generation of robots and integrated table motion during Urological, Gynaecological and Colorectal surgeries
  • TAVI (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation) – for patients with Aortic Stenosis, requiring an Aortic Valve repair and cannot undergo open heart surgery

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