Gynaecology News

What is Telehealth? Telehealth is the use of information or communication technology to deliver health or medical care from a distance. This means that your consultation with your doctor takes place via phone or video calls such as Skype, Zoom or other video conference programs. Why Telehealth? Telehealth has...

If you are considering a hysterectomy, you may have come across a few different terms used to describe this surgery. A hysterectomy is the surgical removal of uterus. While many women think that hysterectomy includes the removal of ovaries too, leading to menopause, this is...

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 the...

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 quality...

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/ vaginal)...

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 been...

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, diagnosing and...

Dr Kent Kuswanto

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