VCI Day Surgery

VCI Day Surgery is a day surgery centre purpose built for cosmetic and plastic surgery procedures. Our hospital is located in Templestowe Lower, Victoria.

Article medically reviewed by Dr. Gavin Chan (MBBS, cosmetic physician, liposuctionist)

Dr. Gavin Chan

Templestowe Lower and Berwick Clinics

Dr. Gavin Chan has a background in intensive care, anaesthesia, and emergency medicine. Since 2004, Dr. Chan has provided cosmetic procedures, including anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, liposuction, fat transfer, skin needling, and laser treatments. He is a doctor trainer for various dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections.
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Day Surgery Patient Information

VCI Day Surgery is a purpose built private cosmetic day surgery facility designed for cosmetic and plastic surgery procedures.

cosmetic surgery operating room

Prior to surgery

  • Follow the fasting instructions given to you by your anaesthetist

On the day of surgery

Prior to arrival

  • Shower and wash as normal
  • Do not use body moisturisers or perfumes
  • Do not wear make-up, any jewellery or nail polish
  • Leave all valuables at home
  • Wear comfortable loose fitting clothing

When you arrive

Upon arrival at the hospital you will be greeted and placed into our waiting area. An admissions nurse will collect you and go through our admissions checklist to make sure we have all the correct information. You will then meet with your anaesthetist to perform a pre-operative anaesthetic assessment.

After surgery

  • Whilst in recovery you will be given light refreshments
  • Prior to being discharged you will be given post-operative instructions
  • A responsible family member or friend must drive you home from the operation
  • You also need a responsible adult stay with you overnight following your anaesthetic

VCI Day Surgery recovery room

Hospital locations

VCI Day Surgery is located in Templestowe Lower, Victoria.

Templestowe Lower

Level 1,
268 - 272 Manningham Road
Lower Templestowe, Victoria 3107
Phone: 1300 863 824

Located within the Victorian Specialist Centre



Patient rights and responsibilities

VCI Day Surgery abides by the Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights. The Charter describes what you, or someone you care for, can expect when receiving health care.

A copy of the Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights can be accessed by clicking here.


VCI Day Surgery welcomes feedback and improvement suggestions from patients and their families. To submit your feedback complete our Day Surgery feedback form online.


VCI Day Surgery operates under By-laws that support and facilitates a quality health service that delivers safe care.  The By-laws:

  • establish the principles applying for accreditation and defining scope of practice of practitioners
  • govern the relationship of VCI Day Surgery with its accredited practitioners
  • set out rules for the conduct of accredited practitioners at VCI Day Surgery
  • outline the obligations on accredited practitioners in relation to the safety and the quality of care of patients
  • ensure that a clinical governance framework is in place to evaluate, monitor and improve the quality and safety of the health services provided
  • set out the scope of practice for services the facility can safely support

To view a full copy of the current VCI Day Surgery By-laws, please click here.

Dr. Gavin Chan
Dr. Gavin Chan

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