Patient Information

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All consultation appointments with Dr Tanya Burgess and Dr Brett McClelland are held in our private rooms located in Adamstown. These appointments require a valid referral and your private health fund details. Supporting information and documents can be emailed, faxed, mailed, or delivered in person before your appointment. 

All incoming referrals are assessed, and priority given according to the urgency of your condition. 

Ph: 02 4920 6338
Fax:  0240275014
In person: 141 Brunker Road Adamstown NSW 2289

Health Insurance Requirements

Please check if your private health fund covers you for your referred condition as a minimum. For example, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is Item 39331. This item number is under Bone, Muscle and Joint. 

Payment for Consultations

Your consultation fees are payable at the time of your appointment. You will be advised of the fee and any Medicare rebate you may receive when booking your appointment. At Hunter Hand Surgery we accept card or cash and patients that hold a vaild blue pension card will have reduced fees. 


Dr Tanya Burgess elects to operate at Lingard Private Hospital and Belmont Hospital. 

Dr Brett McClelland elects to operate at Lake Macquarie Private Hospital, Warners Bay Private Hospital, John Hunter Hospital and Belmont Hospital.  

Surgery Fee Estimates

Due to the complexities of surgery, we can not provide an estimate of your surgery fee without a prior consultation with one of our surgeons. You will be provided with a full understanding of your fees and the estimate after your consultation, during your financial consent. 


If you have any questions, please call our office on 0249206338 or email