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Internal Medicine

Ballarat Health Services' Internal Medicine Service (IMS) is aiming to be the best in regional Australia.

IMS is a leading provider of Internal Medicine Services (broadly defined as services provided by Consultant Physicians and associated teams and incorporating both clinical and training services) in Western Victoria.

It is recognised as the leading provider of Clinician Training services in Regional Australia. In particular, IMS maintains excellence in Level 2 RACP accreditation.

The service has a sustainable Senior Medical and Nursing workforce, characterised by an appropriate mix of staff and Visiting Medical Officer Specialists providing a range of clinical skills which represent the majority of Clinical Physician work.

The work of IMS is supported by appropriately trained Clinical Staff who are seen as key management and clinical players in the Clinical Service teams.

The service covers a range of specialties including:

  • Acute Medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Medical Oncology & Hematology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Thoracic Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Endocrinology

Internal Medicine Service Executive

  • Dr Brett Knight - Clinical Director Medicine


Telephone: (03) 5320 4322


Ballarat Health Services (Base Hospital site)
Level 1 Edward Wilson building
Drummond St Ballarat