Dr Matthew Pilkington

Dr. Matthew Pilkington-8625 1

General Practitioner

Dr Pilkington graduated from Deakin University in 2013, and has spent his career living and working in regional western Victoria. He enjoys all the varied aspects of the General Practice; particularly Preventative Medicine, Men’s Health, Paediatrics and Minor Procedures.

He is a husband and father to a young family and enjoys spending time with his wife and kids.

Privately bills ALL patients:

  • All services and consultations, excluding Childhood Immunisations
  • Children and Pensioners over 65 years are charged a discounted out of pocket fee of $33.00

Currently taking new patients.

Fee Schedule

Fees are current from 1st November 2023. (Fees vary according to the complexity of service).

ServicePrivate FeeMedicare Rebate
Standard Consultation$96.20$41.40
Long Consultation$160.00$80.10
Extended Consultation$240.00$118.00
Standard Telehealth $96.20$41.40
Saturday Standard Consultation $96.20$41.40
Saturday Long Consultation$160.00$80.10
Mental Health Plan$180.00$100.20
Review Mental Health Plan$133.55$78.95
Theatre / Procedure FeeUp to $250.00No Rebate
Script Fee$15 .00 – $20.00No Rebate
  • The first consultation in each financial year will be charged the private consultation fee. This is charged regardless of age or pension status.
  • Children under the age of 16 and Pensioners over 65 years incur a discounted out-of-pocket fee of $33.00 for consultations. 
  • Childhood immunisations, Care Plans, Care Plan Reviews & Health Assessments are Bulk Billed.
  • Saturday morning consultations are not bulk billed. All patients incur an out-of-pocket fee. 
  • Surgical procedures for all patients incur an out-of-pocket theatre / procedure fee up to $250.00.
  • Iron infusions for all patients will be charged an out-of-pocket expense of $150 plus a consultation fee.
  • Private vaccines, Travel consultation and vaccinations, and dressings incur an out-of-pocket fee for all patients.
  • For any patient experiencing financial hardship – please discuss this with me at the time of your consultation.

Cancellations and non-attendances 

If you cancel without adequate notice, or fail to attend an appointment, a non-attendance fee of $50.00 is charged. 

Failure to attend an initial consultation (New Patients) will result in a non-attendance fee of $160.00.

Other Fees

Prescriptions:  Patients are encouraged to request all their prescriptions during their consultation. Telephone requests for repeat prescriptions will incur the following fee.

<24 hours’ notice: $20.00

>24 hours’ notice: $15.00

There may be out of pocket costs for patients when referred to other service providers, e.g. specialists. If in doubt, always discuss this with me and/or the service you have been referred to.