Women’s Health Clinic
The Epworth Geelong women’s health clinic is a comprehensive health assessment and advice service provided exclusively for women from adolescence to mature age.
The dedicated women’s health clinic provides women of Greater Geelong with an opportunity to see female general practitioners who are experts in supporting the physical and emotional health and well being of women.
Specialised areas of practice
We offer many services including consultations on complex women’s health issues such as
- Women’s health checks (including cervical screening)
- Pre-pregnancy planning and early pregnancy management
- MHT (Medical or Menopause Hormone Therapy)
- Pelvic pain and menstrual problems
- Assessment and management of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
- Endocrine disorders (including thyroid, weight management and osteoporosis)
The female doctors at Epworth Geelong women’s health clinic provide a caring and professional approach to primary health care delivery. If problems exist they can offer you individual advice and treatment options.
When you have an appointment at the Women’s Health Clinic you won’t feel rushed. Our female doctors have a special interest in women’s health and have the time to really listen to your concerns.
A referral is not required to make an appointment and part of our fees are recoverable from Medicare.
Dr Kerryn Rae
Kerryn is a vocationally registered general practitioner with a special interest in women’s health. After studying medicine at University of Melbourne, Kerryn obtained her Diploma of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and completed GP training in Edinburgh.
Kerryn has been in general practice since 1990 including working as a specialist women’s health GP at Geelong Menopause and Women’s Clinic and Jean Hailes at Epworth Freemasons.
Kerryn is a member of the Australasian Menopause Society and is passionate about helping women live well.
Kerryn is married with 2 adult children.
Dr Dr Liz Lester
After obtaining her medical degree at The University of Melbourne, Liz went on to acquire additional qualifications in women’s health (DipObsRACOG) and general practice (FRACGP).
Liz has been a partner at her Geelong based general practice for over 25 years. She enjoys all aspects of women’s health care and is able to insert and remove implanons and IUDs.
Should you require a referral to a specialist for your health issue, we have a range of specialists available for appointment on-site here at Epworth Geelong.
View our specialists.
- Expertise and care when it comes to women’s health assessment and advice
- Female GP’s who are passionate about the physical and emotional wellbeing of all women
- One hour appointments available
- On site imaging, pathology and pharmacy services
Making an appointment
The Epworth Geelong Women’s Health Clinic general practitioners are available by appointment on a Monday and Tuesday.
To make an appointment contact the clinic on 03 5271 7855 during office hours from 8am until 4pm, Monday to Friday.
When making a booking, please indicate the type of appointment you require so we are able to allocate the suitable length of time (i.e. women’s health check or do you have concerns about a specific problem(s)). This is particularly important for first-time visitors. Rest assured that all information will be handled discreetly and in strictest confidence.
The women’s health clinic is a private service and fees are payable at the time of consultation (Medicare rebate claimable). You don’t need private health insurance to make an appointment.
Our reception staff can provide fee information upon booking your initial appointment or making an enquiry.
What to bring
- Medicare card
- Payment for your consultation fee (cash / VISA / MasterCard)
- Private health insurance card
- Pension card
- Healthcare card
- Letters from your GP or other healthcare providers relating to your health or medical history
- List of current medications or prescriptions
The women’s health clinic is located on Level 1 at Epworth Geelong.
If your appointment results in required tests or medication, you can conveniently access on site services at Epworth Medical Imaging, Epworth Pathology and Slade Pharmacy.
Level 1 Sessional Consulting Suites, Epworth Geelong
1 Epworth Place, Waurn Ponds VIC 3216
Enter via Pigdons Road, next to Deakin University’s Waurn Ponds campus