Gynaecology

Our experienced female Gynaecologists have a broad and complimentary skill-set, and are able to provide a wide range of gynaecological services. These include both gynaecological consultations in our practice rooms and gynaecological surgical services if required:

  • Contraceptive advice, choice and prescriptions.
  • IUD (intrauterine contraceptive device) insertion, such as the hormone-releasing Mirena® or traditional copper IUDs.
  • Insertion of contraceptive implants, such as the Implanon®.
  • Well women checks, including PAP smears.
  • Screening and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
  • Investigation and management of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).
  • Management of heavy menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia).
  • Management of menopause.
  • Investigation and management of pelvic pain, including endometriosis.
  • Investigation and management of ovarian cysts and fimbrial cysts.
  • Investigation of infertility.
  • Clomiphene ovulation induction.
  • Investigation and management of recurrent miscarriage.
  • Investigation and management of uterine fibroids.
  • Investigation of post-menopausal bleeding.
  • Management of prolapse, and investigation and management of urinary incontinence.
  • Vulval disorders.
  • Sexual health.

A TasOGS Obstetrician and Gynaecologist will refer you to a gynae-oncology sub-specialist if you require investigation and management of PAP smear abnormalities.

At TasOGS our gynaecologists provide the following services in our rooms:

  • Gynaecological ultrasound.
  • Insertion and removal of IUDs.
  • Insertion and removal of Implanon® contraceptive implants.
  • Insertion of hormonal implants.
  • Endometrial biopsy.

TasOGS gynaecologists operate at Hobart Private Hospital. The surgical procedures performed include:

  • Diagnostic and operative hysteroscopy.
  • Diagnostic and operative laparoscopy.
  • Essure® procedure – permanent, non-surgical contraception.
  • Vaginal, abdominal and laparoscopic hysterectomies.
  • Novasure® endometrial ablation for menorrhagia.
  • Pelvic floor prolapse surgery.
  • Mid-urethral tape procedure for urinary incontinence.
  • Prophylactic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (BSO) for women at high risk of ovarian or breast cancer (eg. carriers of BRCA gene mutation).
  • Excision of Bartholin cysts and vulval lesions.
  • Medically-indicated labioplasty.

During your post-operative stay at Hobart Private Hospital you will be reviewed each day by one of the TasOGS Gynaecologists. Follow-up appointments will be made at discharge for review by your Gynaecologist in the TasOGS rooms.