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Endometrial polyps are common findings in women presenting with abnormal uterine bleeding – heavy menstrual bleeding, intermenstrual bleeding, and postmenopausal bleeding. Its prevalence is also higher in women with subfertility. Polyps may also be diagnosed incidentally in asymptomatic women, usually through pelvic ultrasound performed for......

Do you need a referral to see a gynaecologist? How do you get a second opinion? You need a referral from your GP to see a specialist gynaecologist in order to receive a Medicare rebate from the consultation and treatment fee. This is also good......

Second opinion consultations in gynaecology If you have been recommended a particular medical or surgical treatment for a gynaecological condition, be it endometriosis, adenomyosis, a fibroid, ovarian cyst or heavy periods, it is normal for many questions to arise. Common questions about the reason for......

Do you need a laparoscopy to treat endometriosis? The recent media spotlight on endometriosis and release of the National Action Plan for Endometriosis by the Australian Government will hopefully lead to a better understanding of endometriosis, its diagnosis and treatment, and ultimately help improve the......

Heavy periods are extremely common, affecting up to 1 in 5 women. They have a significant physical, emotional, social and financial impact on women and their family. There are different treatment options for different causes of heavy periods, and each treatment needs to be tailored......

If you have been recommended a hysterectomy, there is no doubt you will be wondering how your body might feel afterwards. In the immediate post operative period, the pace of recovery greatly depends on the method of surgery, whether it be minimally invasive (laparoscopic/ robotic/......

Why all the fuss about robotic surgery? Robotic surgery has been hailed as the next generation of minimally invasive surgery by the marketing machine of Intuitive Surgical – maker of the only available surgical robot system – da Vinci robot. Thousands of gynaecological procedures have......

Wanting to see someone regarding your gynaecological problem? Wondering who to see and how to see them? Here are some common considerations when deciding who to see. What is a gynaecologist? A gynaecologist is a specialist doctor who cares for women and specialises in preventing,......

Dr Kent Kuswanto

Main rooms located in Epworth Freemasons in East Melbourne. Also available for consults in Mercy Hospital for Women in Heidelberg, Epworth Eastern in Box Hill, and Women’s Health Hub in Werribee.