Gynaecology

Gynaecology

We offer a comprehensive range of treatments that can resolve the gynaecological issues troubling you

We understand that sharing gynaecological issues is often difficult, and therefore ensure that compassionate consultations are just as important as successful treatment. No issue is too simple or too complex for discussion. We pride ourselves on offering a wide range of medical and surgical treatments, keeping in touch with today’s rapidly advancing technology. In-depth communication will help you to choose the treatment option that best suits your needs and beliefs.

All gynaecology services can be provided in either a private or intermediate setting, allowing both insured and non-insured patients quick access to specialist gynaecological care.

Care for Everybody

Don't have private health insurance? Our services cover patients with or without a private health fund.

Quality Treatment

Every Bayside staff member takes the utmost care in providing the highest quality care to all patients.

24/7 Availability

We're here for patient concerns 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with our after hours support services.

Affordable Services

We pride ourselves on being competitively priced for our high level care services.

How We Can Help

Pre-pregnancy Counselling

Not everyone has a chance to talk to an obstetrician prior to pregnancy, but if able, then once you have decided to try for a pregnancy, a visit to the doctors at Bayside can assist you in optimising your fertility and lifestyle to ensure the healthiest start to your pregnancy possible. There are many things we can check prior to a pregnancy, which can especially have an impact on the early stages, and offer advice and treatment to improve your outcomes.

In particular we would be keen to discuss any medical conditions that you or your partner may have, and how we can optimise your health, including checking any medications you are taking that may have an impact on your baby and pregnancy care.

High Risk Obstetrics

Some women have factors in their medical, family or previous obstetric history that can increase their chances of having a complication during pregnancy. It is our aim to achieve a healthy mother and baby in every pregnancy, but sometimes we may need to tailor your obstetric care in order to reduce or manage complications that can occur.

We are a group of obstetricians who help their women as a team, and as such we are able to offer you a collective level of expertise, as well as the flexibility to continue to see our midwives on some of your visits in order to ensure continuity of care.

Furthermore we have access to other specialists who can assist in certain areas should you require them. We also have the ability to deliver your baby at Mater Mothers South Brisbane in order to access higher levels of maternity and neonatal care.

We are happy and experienced in the provision of maternity care to women with the following issues -
• Vaginal Birth After Caesarean Section (VBAC)
• Recurrent miscarriages
• Multiple pregnancies (twins, triplets…)
• Previous traumatic pregnancy or birthing experiences
• Hypertension/Raised blood pressure - including blood pressure problems prior to pregnancy, developing during pregnancy or history of previous pre-eclampsia/HELLP syndrome
• Thyroid conditions
• Diabetes mellitus (type 1 or 2)
• History of diabetes during pregnancy or gestational diabetes
• Inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease)
• Autoimmune diseases (lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, connective tissue disorders)
• Previous poor obstetric history
• IVF pregnancies
• Previous miscarriages or stillbirths, including those secondary to chromosomal/genetic problems or structural malformations

Low Risk Obstetrics

Classifying your pregnancy as low risk simply means that there is nothing in your medical or family history that increases your chance of complications in pregnancy. It also means that any of your previous pregnancies have been uncomplicated.

As such you can have regular visits with both the obstetricians and the midwives, ensuring that your health and that of your baby continues as it should. During your visits we will have many opportunities to discuss your personal pregnancy and birthing wishes with the team, allowing you choices and the reassurances that we will endeavour to fulfil your expectations.

Irregular Periods

Heavy? Irregular? None at all?

If your periods are stopping you from leading a normal life then talk to one of our doctors about how to manage them. From medication to Mirena insertion to surgical procedures, including endometrial ablation or hysterectomy.

Pelvic Pain

So often this debilitating condition is left undiagnosed and patients told it’s all in the mind. We will be happy to hear your particular symptoms and without any preconceived judgment will work to find the cause.

Contraception

There is a huge spectrum of options available to women, allowing tailoring of your contraceptive choice to the different stages of your life. Bayside can assist you in choosing and implementing a contraceptive choice, with access to both non-permanent and permanent options.

Menopause

Going through the ‘change of life’ can be a difficult time for a women, especially as symptoms such as hot flushes and mood changes can be debilitating. There are many simple lifestyle changes that can improve symptoms, but there is still a place for Hormone Replacement Therapy in the right patient despite the negative press associations.

We can discuss the various options and the real facts about HRT, tailoring a plan to your individual needs.

Prolapse & Incontinence

In the last decade women have come to realise that they no longer have to tolerate a weak bladder and sexual dysfunction due to a damaged pelvic floor. It is not normal to have a heavy, dragging sensation or a 'lump' down below. There are now both surgical and non-surgical techniques that are extremely successful at restoring pelvic floor function.

Whether you're ready to request an appointment or find out more, Bayside is here to help

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