Recommended Melbourne Obstetricians as voted by you!
The Melbourne Mums Group Useful Lists are a quick reference to some of the most helpful, fun and important places in Melbourne. Our lists are continually updated and cover the best places for kids and parents across Melbourne.
Below are some of the best obstetricians in Melbourne, with contributions and suggestions by Melbourne Mums group members. Obviously the list doesn't include all the great obstetricians in Melbourne, but this is a great place to start. Remember to always do your own research and make sure the services meet your personal needs.
Note that obstetricians are listed in no particular order
"I am seeing Dr Neil Israelsohn at the Mercy on the public system. I saw him last time too. He is absolutely AMAZING. He really cares about what he does and it shows. I nearly wet my pants when I realised I was lucky enough to get to see him again for this pregnancy. I am ecstatic."
Dr Susan Hiscock - Fitzroy & Williamstown. Delivers at Frances Perry, St Vincent's private and the Freemasons.
"He delivered all of my babies at Jessie Mac and I couldn't speak more highly of John." - MMG member
"Same here! He was just amazing. It was sad to say goodbye after baby" - MMG member
%%" He is the best doctor to have in your corner if you are high risk! My son wouldn't be here without him and my current pregnancy wouldn't have even been possible without his management." - MMG member
"The most gentle and calm doctor I have ever met! Such a beautiful bedside manner with all 3 of my children! He is also a fertility specialist that consults at Northpark Private and the Mercy." - MMG member
"I had him too for my 2 boys, he’s fantastic!!" - MMG member
"He was the best Haha so funny too and made u feel comfortable. We had him for our 2nd child" - MMG member
Dr Jean Wong - obstetrics and gynaecology consulting group (all female OB group)
"I had him for both my pregnancies and he was amazing." - MMG reader
"I second that!! He's amazing. I have worked with him and would only wanted him for my obs!!" - MMG reader
"Yes, I agree too. He is the best!!!" - MMG reader
"Loved him x3 pregnancies" - MMG member
"Fussy nurse here and he was fabulous x 2 pregnancies." - MMG reader
Dr Rachel Ryan - Epworth Freemasons
Address: 108/320 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne VIC 3002
Phone: (03) 8415 0150
"Brilliant obstetrician that delivered both my daughters." - MMG reader
"Totally agree. I had HG throughout my whole pregnancy and she was fantastic. Can't recommend her enough." - MMG reader
"Also agree! She has delivered all 4 of my children. Not only is she brilliant from a medical point of view she is also incredibly kind and supportive. She works with Anthony Woodward, Peter England and Samantha Hargraves so is supported by a fantastic team of OBs." - MMG reader
Dr Ravi Kashyap - Jessie Mac, Cabrini and Waverly private
"Amazing and so supportive, calm and great advocate for our rights as patients and mothers. I had emergency c section for my first.. and not once did I doubt her or my situation. Words don't do her justice." - MMG member
"Seconding for Sam Hargreaves. She was straightforward and always made me feel heard. Confident and easy going - great combination!" - MMG member
"Is the best ever, great bedside manner, friendly easy to talk to, makes you feel welcome and organises everything for you." - MMG member
"He is the most wonderful obstetrician. Such a kind bedside manner but clearly a wealth of knowledge and experience behind that. I’ve even pondered a 3rd just so I could go and hang with him again..." - MMG member
"I had a stillbirth last year so was recommended to find an ob to take care of my next pregnancy. I felt most comfortable with Dr Hema Grover. She was kind and understanding and seemed genuinely wanting to be there for me."
"I need to add my OB Dr. Fiona Cowell! She's fantastic! She delivers out of St Vincent's and Epworth Freemason's Hospital in Fitzroy. She's my favourite doctor I've ever had! And I've most seen many in 3 different countries!' - MMG member
Dr Grant Saffer - East Melbourne
Address:320 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne VIC 3002
Phone:(03) 9419 9989
"He is amazing and I can highly recommend him. He has a good bedside manner amongst other things!!" - MMG member
"I also had Grant he was awesome! So gentle and so very caring and truly loves what he does. loved having him as my ob." - MMG member
" Dr Lisa Begg at Epworth. Best obstetrician in the world!! Part of the grow obstetrics group. Warm, caring, knowledgeable and loved by her patients. Also specialists in high risk pregnancies." - MMG member
"Dr Griffiths saved my life! He's fantastic!" - MMG member
"Andrew Griffiths is one of the most talented surgeons doing whatever is needed for any surgical procedure. Delivering babies, naturally or cesarean, or surgically repairing problems with women of all ages."
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