Meet Dr Kent Kuswanto

Specialist Gynaecologist and Robotic Surgeon Practicing in Melbourne
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About Dr Kuswanto

Dr Kent Kuswanto is a Melbourne gynaecologist and robotic surgeon specialising in complex gynaecological pelvic surgery and minimally invasive gynaecology surgery. This includes hysteroscopic, laparoscopic and robotic surgery.

Kent has extensive experience in treating women with a full range of gynaecological problems including abnormal heavy or irregular periods, ovarian cysts, fibroids, uterine polyps, adenomyosis and endometriosis. Kent strongly believes in patient centred care and building a doctor patient relationship based on respect, trust and honesty. The best treatment plan arises when options are discussed thoroughly and tailored to the individual patient based on their unique circumstances.


Professional Qualifications and Achievements

Kent graduated from The University of Melbourne in 2004, and won the Max Kohane Prize for obtaining the highest score in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in his clinical school. Kent commenced his specialist training in one of Melbourne’s premier teaching women’s hospital – Mercy Hospital for Women. He then completed his advanced training and fellowship (Surgical Gynaecological Oncology) in another leading tertiary hospital – Monash Medical Centre. This extra training gave him valuable high volume experience and expertise in complex gynaecological pelvic surgery and advanced laparoscopic surgery including robotic surgery. He obtained Fellowship from the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 2014.

He achieved qualification to perform robotic surgery independently – Certificate of da Vinci System Training in 2015. Kent is now a proctor for the da Vinci Robotic System in Australia, he is qualified to supervise and mentor other gynaecologists to adopt this technique into their practice.


Academic Appointments

Kent continues to teach the next generation of specialist trainees from the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. He also tutors and examines medical students from Melbourne’s top medical schools – The University of Melbourne and Monash University.

When not working, Kent enjoys travelling, cooking and going to cold water plunges. Kent grew up in Jakarta and Singapore before settling in Melbourne. Kent sees his private patients in his main rooms located in Epworth Freemasons in East Melbourne and Women’s Health Hub in Werribee.

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Professional Memberships

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG)

Australian Gynaecological Endoscopy and Surgery (AGES)

American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL)

National Association of Specialist Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (NASOG)

Australian Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP)

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Dr Kent Kuswanto is an expert in complex gynaecological pelvic surgery and minimally invasive gynaecology surgery, including robotic surgery.

Gynaecology Services by Dr Kent in Melbourne