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St John of God Geelong - Maternity

Geelong VIC 3220

Multidisciplinary Team of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. Providing Care from Conception to Birth.

Urgent Appointments Accommodated. All Obstetricians Affiliated with St John of God Geelong.

St John of God Geelong Hospital, 80 Myers St

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Phone Number

(03) 56... show full number

Fax Number

(03) 5221 8807

Website

Language other than English

Albanian / Arabic / Gaelic / Sinhala

Parking On-site

Available

Disabled Access

Available

Our maternity services offer expert medical care for you and your new baby, giving you the peace of mind that you are both in exceptional care. You'll receive professional and friendly support in modern spacious facilities to make your hospital ...

Practitioners

  • Dr Marilla Druitt

    Gynaecologist · Obstetrician

    Special Interests

    Advanced Laparoscopy, Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain, Minimally Invasive Surgery including Hysteroscopic Management of Fibroids and Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy.

  • Dr Anne Hotchin

    Gynaecologist · Obstetrician

    Special Interests

    General Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Early Pregnancy, Antenatal Care, Delivery, Postnatal Care, Low-Risk & High-Risk Obstetric Care, Contraception, Abnormal Pap Smears, Menopause and Fibroids.

  • Dr Sajeewa Rathnayake

    Gynaecologist · Obstetrician

    Special Interests

    High and Low Risk Pregnancies, Antenatal Care, Management of Labour and Delivery (all forms), Postnatal Care and Ultrasound.

  • Dr Karl Najjar

    Gynaecologist · Obstetrician

    Special Interests

    General and High-Risk Oobstetrics; Ovarian Pathology eg. PCOS, Cysts, Endometriosis and Chronic Pelvic Pain, Fibroids; Abnormal Pap Smear, Cervical Dysplasia & Colposcopy; Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Menstrual and other Gynaecological Bleeding Disorders; Recurrent Miscarriages, Infertility and Menopause.

  • Dr Sam Sabary

    Gynaecologist · Gynaecologist - Infertility (IVF) Specialist · Obstetrician

    Special Interests

    Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Infertility/ IVF, General Obstetrics & Pelvic Floor.

  • Dr Tony Ma

    Gynaecologist · Obstetrician

    Special Interests

    Normal and High Risk Pregnancies; Minimally Invasive Surgery (Laparoscopic and Hysteroscopic) for Severe Endometriosis, Pelvic Masses, Hysterectomy and Myomectomy; Colposcopy and General Gynaecological Services.

Frequently asked questions


Our parent education classes cover many aspects of pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and early parenting. These relaxed, informal classes hosted by experienced midwives offer you a safe environment to learn, share and ask questions. 

Please contact us for more details on our parent education program.


We offer free tours of our maternity unit, providing you with an inside look at our facilities and services.

You can participate in a maternity unit tour by:

  • attending a scheduled tour offered by our hospital - you may need to pre-book
  • registering for an antenatal (pre-birth) parent education class - many of these include a tour.

Please contact us for more information on our maternity unit tours.


Your obstetrician will forward your hospital registration papers to us once they are complete. We will then contact you with details on any further booking-in requirements.


Registered patients are welcome to contact our maternity unit with pregnancy-related concerns or questions they might have.

A registered midwife will assess your situation and refer you to the most appropriate service.

For example, they might:

  • invite you in to the maternity unit for a further check or to begin your labour
  • recommend you present to an emergency department for specialised medical care
  • advise you to liaise with your obstetrician or GP.

Please contact us if you:

  • have any concerns related to your pregnancy
  • think you are in labour
  • are experiencing any blood loss from your vaginal area or a rupture of membranes (‘waters breaking’)
  • have a severe headache and/or visual disturbances such as blurred vision
  • experience intense abdominal pain
  • notice reduced baby movements.