Podiatrist Referral Information

In accordance with Medicare Legislation a Podiatrist may refer for the following items and patients are eligible for a Medicare benefit:


Ultrasound of ankle or hind foot


Ultrasound of mid or forefoot


Ultrasound assessment of lump / mass


X-Ray of foot and ankle


X-Ray of ankle and leg
X-Ray of leg and knee
X-Ray of knee and femur
A combination of these regions.

If you are referred for any other Medicare item, you will incur a fee which is payable at the time of your appointment.


Southern Radiology is a leading diagnostic imaging provider who is committed to providing prompt and professional care to both patients and referrers. We are one of the largest medical imaging providers servicing the southern, inner western and eastern suburbs of Sydney and led by our specialist diagnostic imaging radiologists, Southern Radiology provides you comprehensive diagnostic support across all imaging modalities.

Our services include diagnostic radiology, interventional radiology, cardiac CT, magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear medicine and obstetric and gynaecological imaging. The Southern Radiology network consists of private community and hospital based practices, as well as two imaging research facilities.

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