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Jean Hailes Medical Centre for WomenSpecialised Areas of Practice

  • Preventative healthcare
  • Menopause management
  • Hormone therapies
  • Women's health checks
  • Telehealth
  • Contraception
  • Complementary therapies including herbal therapies, naturopathy, accupuncture 
  • Assessment and management of diabetes, Polycystic ovarian syndrome, cardiovascular risks
  • Management of osteoporosis/osteopaenia
  • Pelvic floor physiotherapy for incontinence, pelvic pain 
  • Psychological counselling - management of mood disorders such as anxiety and depression 
  • Weight management – obesity, eating disorders
  • PCOS Clinic
  • Colposcopy
  • Nutritional/dietary advice
  • Menstrual problems
  • Endometriosis 

Health Professionals 

Consultations at the Jean Hailes Medical Centre are available with:

Doctors

  • General Practitioners (female)  
  • Endocrinologists (hormone specialists)
  • Gynaecologists 

Allied Heath Professionals

  • Dietitian 
  • Naturopath/Acupuncturist 
  • Psychologists 
  • Physiotherapist 

All General Practitioners and Allied Health Professionals at the Jean Hailes Medical Centre for Women have a special interest and extensive expertise in the area of women’s health. All are involved in quality assurance and continuing education programs to ensure that knowledge and skills are up to date with current research.

Consultant Gynaecologists and Endocrinologists (hormone specialists) are doctors who have trained to become specialists in their respective fields. All are Fellows of their respective Royal Australian College.

Many of our clinicians are internationally renowned, high profile experts in their respective fields, having published articles in medical journals, and/or written books on women’s health. Many are involved in the education of medical students and doctors in the community, and have initiated ground breaking research into specific women’s health issues.

To see a list of our doctors and allied health professionals go to Medical staff 

Procedures

The Centre provides special facilities to cater for such procedures as insertion of hormone implants, insertion of IUD's, Pap smear and Thin Prep tests (all of which are forwarded to the Pap Test Registry), implanon insertion and Colposcopy.

Our Colposcopy clinic provides a timely service for women after an abnormal pap smear result. Our experienced and accredited Gynaecologist provides Colposcopies and vaginal/cervical biopsies in a comfortable clinic environment and is assisted by our Practice Nurse.
For more information about our Colposcopy clinic click here.

Investigations such as bone density, mammograms, and blood tests are arranged when relevant to your specific health needs.

On-site Pathology Collection Centre.


Content updated December 2013

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