FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What are the fees?

The fee for initial consultation is $160, with Medicare eligible patients receiving $88.55 reimbursement. 
The fee for follow-up consultations is $90, with Medicare eligible patients receiving $43 reimbursement.

Is there an option of Bulk Billing?

All Health Care Card holder, pensioners and full-time students will be bulk-billed. Bulk billing will also be considered for patients whose referring medical practitioner requests it. 

Do I need a referral?

Yes, referral is required for specialist consultations to be covered by Medicare. Patients without a referral are charged $160 for initial, and $90 for subsequent consultations. 

I saw Dr Aitken previously at Gold Coast Sexual Health. Can I transfer my care to his private practice?

Yes. Stuart is happy to continue the care of his patients from the public sector in his private practice. Simply ask your medical practitioner for a referral to Dr Aitken. Transfer of your health information can be organized at the time of your first consultation. Dr Aitken continues to perform the same medical services, including HIV medicine.