Gynaecology services

We have a strong focus on introducing new treatments based on current research at WHRIA. By incorporating this knowledge into our clinical practice, we can offer safe, effective and innovative treatment for women. This is particularly interesting for those women with conditions that have previously been difficult to treat.

What gynaecology services are available?

We can provide a wide range, if not the complete range, of gynaecological services including advice, checkups and treatments. The list below is not exhaustive so please do still get in touch to see if we can help you.

Routine gynaecological checkups

  • Routine pap smear
  • Colposcopy
  • Abnormal pap smear management

Period problems

  • Heavy periods
  • Painful periods
  • Irregular periods

Puberty

  • Delay in getting periods
  • Early onset of periods
  • Early onset of breast development
  • Absent breast development

Menopause

  • Vaginal dryness
  • Menopause symptoms
  • Hormone replacement therapy
  • Natural remedies

Contraception and pregnancy

  • Contraception advice
  • Infertility assessment
  • Pregnancy planning

Gynaecological conditions

WHRIA recently introduced the MonaLisa Touch Laser (also called Fractional CO2 Laser) for the treatment of pain with intercourse due to vulval and vaginal skin problems; and the treatment of mild vaginal prolapse and incontinence.

  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Fibroids
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)
  • Endometriosis
  • Prolapse (weakening of the pelvic floor)
  • Urine leakage problems

Vulval disorders

  • Recurrent thrush symptoms
  • Vulval irritation
  • Skin problems affecting the vulva
  • Vaginal discharge

Pain

  • Pelvic
  • Vulval/vaginal
  • Associated with pregnancy

Difficulties with sexual intercourse

  • Painful sex
  • Inability to have sex
  • Vaginismus (tightness of the vaginal muscles)

Qualifications and training

In Australia, gynaecologists are government-registered specialists with AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency). After full medical training, gynaecologists complete six years of postgraduate hospital-based training and assessment to obtain membership/fellowship with RANZCOG (Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists). Please note we do not offer obstetric services at WHRIA. For more details on our individual gynaecologists, please see the Our Team [W 1] section of this website.

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What to expect on your first consultation

You should allow 30 to 45 minutes for your first consultation and wear comfortable, loose clothing as may need to remove some items.

The initial consultation will include a thorough discussion of your medical history, examinations, tests and a discussion of our findings and recommended options for treatment or further tests. We think it’s really important that you play a central and active role in formulating your care plan. We’ll work closely with you to make sure you understand how and why we make our recommendations so that you can make the most informed decision possible.

You’ll need to bring along:

  • A referral from your doctor
  • A valid Medicare card
  • Any results from previous tests e.g. blood tests results, pap smear results, ultrasound results
  • A list of medications you are currently taking

If you wish, you can also complete and bring along or email one or more of our patient forms.

Do I need a referral to see a gynaecologist?

You need a valid referral to be able to claim the Medicare rebate. A GP referral is valid for 12 months and a specialist referral is valid for three months.

Helpful resources

If you’d like more information about our gynaecology services you can download these health information fact sheets and more from our Health Information section of this website.

  • Check ups
  • Children and teenagers
  • Heavy bleeding
  • PCOS
  • Vulvodynia
  • Endometriosis
  • Incontinence
  • Painful sex
  • Managing hot flushes
  • Depression, anxiety, sleep and menopause
  • Bioidentical hormones
  • Contraception
  • Asherman’s Syndrome
  • Pregnancy
  • Prolapse

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