Childbirth is an ultra-special experience that every couple looks forward to. To make the unique experience a smooth and hassle-free one it is necessary to have the assistance of an experienced obstetrician.
Obstetricians are medical professionals specialized in the management of pregnancy term, birth and postpartum period. In case of complicated and abnormal labours, they are fully equipped to intervene and ensure mother and baby are healthy.
While midwives and gynaecologists are able to oversee childbirth and provide the necessary prenatal and postnatal care, obstetricians provide the special care needed, if complications arise.
There are many obstetricians practising successfully in Australia. Here is a list of some of the best obstetricians in the country:
1. Alana Health Care, Randwick, NSW
With professional training in the UK and Australia, Jason Abbott provides gynaecology and obstetrician services through Alana Healthcare for Women centre.
He is a qualified and experienced surgeon providing services for pregnancy care, childbirth, postnatal care, IVF services, naturopathy and physiotherapy services.
The centre also provides services in conditions such as endometriosis in which Jason has completed PhD thesis for surgical management. He has a team of medical experts including physiotherapists and a Naturopath.
2. Dr Shelley Rowlands, EMOG, VIC
Dr Shelley Rowlands provides obstetric and gynaecological services in Melbourne. She aims at providing holistic care that includes care of social, cultural and emotional needs.
The obstetric services offered include prenatal care, ultrasounds, investigations and screening during pregnancy and detection of any complications, birthing classes to name a few. Visit website her browse pregnancy advice and other antenatal classes provided by the clinic.
She also offers services that encompass various gynaecological services including management of heavy bleeding, pelvic pain, infertility, recurrent loss of pregnancy, genital prolapse and assistance in fertility control and contraception methods.
Situated at 320 Victoria Parade East Melbourne Vic 3002.
3. Dr Vadim Mirmilstein, McKinnon, VIC
Dr Vadim Mirmilstein is trained in Obstetrics and Gynaecology with an experience of over 20 years.
Dr Mirmilstein specializes in all obstetric procedures and also offers fertility care, IVF services and cosmetic vaginal surgery.
He also offers colposcopy, advanced laparoscopic surgery and general gynaecological services. Dr Mirmilstein prefers laparoscopic or keyhole surgical approach for hysterectomies and myomectomies.
4. Coyle Obstetrics & Gynaecology Specialist Services, Perth
COGSS provides specialized gynaecology and obstetrics services. Located in Mount Lawley, the service offers a wide range of obstetric services right from preconception counselling and pregnancy planning to the necessary investigations, screening, and scans and monitoring a health condition.
The centre is fully equipped to provide different delivery modes including VBAC (vaginal birth after caesarean), spontaneous labour induction and elective caesarean section. Postnatal care is also provided.
5. Dr Petrina Duncan (Kindred Midwifery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology), East Brisbane, Queensland
Dr Petrina Duncan is fully qualified female obstetrician and gynaecologist with experience in women’s health spanning over a decade.
The services offered by her health facility include antenatal care, postnatal care, contraception and family planning. She provides services in both low and high-risk pregnancies and also in the management of menstrual issues, endometriosis, infertility and various other gynaecological disorders.
The clinical expertise of the obstetrician includes vaginal deliveries of both operative and non-operative nature, complex and simple caesarean sections, laparoscopic surgery, urogynecology procedures, hysterectomy, ultrasound, colposcopy and also LLETZ procedures.
6. Dr Ken Law, Greenslopes, Queensland
Dr Ken Law is a reputed obstetrician and gynaecologist in Brisbane. He provides professional and personalized care to women guiding them expertly through pregnancy, childbirth and postnatal period.
With more than a decade of experience in the field, Dr Ken Law specialises in IVF treatment, prolapse, endometriosis, keyhole surgery and other minimally invasive surgical techniques.
The Obstetric care provided by Dr Ken law include antenatal consultations, ultrasound scanning, vaginal delivery, assisted vaginal delivery, vaginal birth after previous caesarean section, caesarean section and delivery of twin babies.
Postnatal care includes visits from midwife to take care of breastfeeding issues and other issues that mothers face with their newborn.
7. Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, ACT
Dr Jyotica Ruba is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with more than 20 years of experience in the field. She has a flourishing private practice in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Deakin.
She has JyoticaRuba admitting rights to Canberra Hospital (Garran), Calvary Bruce Hospital (Bruce) and to Calvary John James Hospital (Deakin).
She offers full-fledged obstetric services including antenatal, postnatal and childbirth services. She specialises in managing all issues related to pregnancy and other specialist care women need in case of conditions such as high-risk pregnancies, ectopic and multiple pregnancies.
She also performs hysteroscopy, hysterectomy and laparoscopy procedures, colposcopy, removal/insertion of IUDs, management of abnormal bleeding and pelvic pain.
We hope you find our list of best obstetricians in Australia helpful. Selection of an obstetrician is a personal decision and depends on your comfort level and the trust you place in the medical profession. Recommendations from friends and family will also help in making the right decision.
8. Dr Shakil Ahmed, Liverpool
Dr Shakil Ahmed has obstetric experience of over 16 years. He provides obstetric services at the Liverpool Public and at private hospitals in Sydney South West.
Dr Ahmed also specializes in maternal foetal services and has ultrasound specialist accreditation. Services provided by the Obstetrician include antenatal care, pregnancy ultrasound and delivery in Public and Private Hospitals in Sydney.
Surrounding suburbs the Obstetrician serves include Canley Vale, Casula, Cabramatta, Prestons, Chipping Norton, Glenfield and Mount Prichard.