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Our services are available to everyone. We respect each client’s right to receive high quality healthcare that is safe and appropriate for them.


To book or reschedule an appointment, please telephone reception (03) 8532 1800.

Appointments are available Monday to Friday, 8.45am–4.15pm.

Referrals from health professionals can be faxed to (03) 8532 1899.

Referral form
This form is for Health Professional referrals (self referrals are also welcome).

External ambulatory stabilisation form
This form is for external doctors to use if they request the Diabetes Educator start a patient on insulin.

Location, Public Transport & Parking

Melbourne clinics

Alfred Centre
Level 4, 99 Commercial Rd
Melbourne, VIC 3004 (Corner of Commercial Road and Punt Road)

- Clinic Map 1 

Public transport

Bus routes 216, 219 and 220 all stop at the corner of Commercial and Punt Roads.

Tram number 72 stops at the corner of Commercial and Punt Roads.
Tram numbers 3, 5, 6, 16, 64 and 67 travel along St Kilda Road. Alight at the corner of St Kilda Road and Commercial Road, and walk approximately 600 meters on Commercial Road to reach the clinic.

Train on the Sandringham line, alight at Prahran station and walk north along Charles Street to Commercial Rd. Turn left onto Commercial Road and continue toward Punt Rd (approximate walking distance 900 metres). Pakenham line, alight at Toorak station and catch Tram Number 72 to the corner of Commercial Road and Punt Road.

Car parking

Underground parking is available on-site, however availability can be limited at peak times (fees apply).

Two hour street parking is available in some nearby streets.

Casual parking is available at Prahran Market, a 15 minute walk along Commercial Road (fees apply).

More information

FAQs about car parking and getting to the Melbourne Clinics

Footscray clinic

The specialist clinic operated by the Baker Institute at 5 Stanlake Street, Footscray, will be moving to the cohealth facility at 78 Paisley Street, Footscray, from 1 September 2017. This means that from this date, patient appointments with our diabetes specialists will be at this new address.

Baker Specialist Clinic
5 Stanlake Street
Footscray VIC 3011

T: (03) 9318 5233
F: (03) 9318 6630 

Our services

The Footscray team includes four specialist diabetes physicians, a diabetes nurse and health education professionals. The team is led by Associate Professor Neale Cohen.

The clinic is open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

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