Burnside War Memorial Hospital


The Burnside Hospital is committed to providing premier acute medical, surgical and obstetric health care for patients, clients and their families.

The highly skilled and professional staff are dedicated to caring for newborns, children (10yrs + over) and adults across a wide range of specialities. The Hospital has a longstanding reputation for excellence and attracts patients from throughout South Australia and interstate.


To sustainably serve current and future generations of the Burnside and broader South Australian communities by delivering excellent outcomes for patients.



To honour the intent of the Deed of Gift of Mr Otto von Rieben by successfully providing safe, contemporary care for every patient, every time in well equipped facilities.

In conjunction with leading medical specialists and allied health professionals, Burnside Hospital offers a comprehensive range of inpatient, outpatient and same day services including:

  • Breast disease
  • Cosmetic and plastic surgery
  • Day Surgery
  • Ear, nose and throat surgery
  • Gastroenterology
  • Gynaecology
  • Maternity services
  • Neonatal Nursery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Palliative care
  • Respiratory medicine
  • Urology
  • Cancer services
  • High Dependancy
  • Diabetes management
  • Endometriosis management
  • General surgery
  • Lung Function Unit
  • Medical Care
  • Oncology/Chemotherapy
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Pathology & Radiology
  • Sleep disorders
  • Vascular Surgery

As a not-for-profit community-based hospital, it reinvests all surplus funds in improving and upgrading services, facilities and equipment.

Information on this page taken from the Burnside War Memorial Hospital website.

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