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Bone Densitometry (DEXA) Clinic - Hornsby Hospital

Outpatients Department

Level 1, Building 60

Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital

Palmerston Road

Hornsby

2077

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Bone Densitometry (DEXA) Clinic - Hornsby Hospital

Contact us

General enquiries: (02) 9485 6777

Referrals phone: (02) 9485 6777

Fax number: (02) 9485 6069

Email: [email protected]

Opening hours

Monday - Friday: 08:00 - 16:00

 What we do

We provide bone density screening for osteoporosis, fracture risk assessment and health education.

Lateral vertebral assessment for identifying vertebral fractures and whole body composition analysis.

 What to bring

  • Images or scans
  • Referral
  • Medicare card

 When to visit us

Please bring your referral if it has not already been provided, your Medicare card and any previous DEXA Bone Mineral Density reports.

Please wear clothing without metal (such as zippers or buckles, and no bra underwire or clips).

 How to visit us

Turn onto Palmerston Road from Edgeworth David Avenue. The Emergency entrance is just after the Burdett Street Intersection on the right. The Multi-storey carpark is further along after the Northcott Road junction.

Transdev bus 575 travels to Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital from Hornsby and Turramurra railway stations. This picks up and sets down at the front of the Hospital on Palmerston Road. There are no buses to the Hospital from Waitara Station.

The closest railway stations are Hornsby and Waitara. Hornsby is accessible via both the main Northern Line and the North Shore Line. Waitara is on the North Shore Line. Transdev bus service #575 travels to Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital from these stations.

From Hornsby Station – The distance to the Hospital is approximately 1.8km. If you wish to walk please note there are a number of hills. Exit the station on the George Street side via the pedestrian overpass.
From Waitara Station – The distance to the Hospital is approximately 1.5km. Exit the station on the Alexandria Avenue side. This walk is reasonably flat.

Hornsby Hospital has a multi-storey car park that offers 500 spaces and is located at Gate 2 (Palmerston Road). This carpark provides access for all areas across the campus.

Parking fees apply across the whole hospital in accordance with the NSW Health's hospital car parking fees policy and can be accessed here. Concessional rates apply to those who are eligible.

Disabled parking spaces are available in the multi-storey car park and also on Lowe and Palmerston Roads, though street parking availability is very limited. Your valid disabled parking permit must be displayed in your car at all times. Please do not park in restricted parking areas; you could be blocking access to emergency services.

 Referral information

GP referral

 Other information

Is there a cost to patients to attend the clinic?

A fee will be charged if you do not meet Medicare eligibility criteria for the scan.

 

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