Obstetrician Northpark Private Hospital

Dr Steven Hatzikostas is an experienced Melbourne Obstetrician delivering at Northpark Private Hospital. With decades of experience in delivering babies, Dr Hatzikostas is a sought-after obstetrician in Melbourne. As one of the only Melbourne obstetricians to offer the unique advantage of 24/7 access to a private on-call number,  he ensures his patients receive constant support and dedicated care at Northpark Private Hospital. Dr Hatzikostas provides exceptional obstetrics and gynaecology services, with after-hours care available.

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Dr. Hatzikostas brings a wealth of experience in managing high-risk pregnancies and general gynaecological issues. As a trusted private obstetrician at Northpark Private Hospital, he is committed to providing personalised care, making sure each patient feels supported throughout their pregnancy journey. His practice is known for being VBAC-friendly, accommodating the unique needs of his patients. 

Leading Obstetric Services

Choosing the right obstetrician is vital for a positive pregnancy and birth experience. As one of the top obstetricians in Melbourne, Dr Hatzikostas has extensive experience with various types of deliveries, including VBAC, C-section, and vaginal delivery. His respectful and attentive approach, combined with 24-hour care, makes him a leading choice for expectant mothers at Northpark Private Hospital. Reach out today to learn more about our obstetrics and gynaecology services.

High-Risk Pregnancies Specialist

With a specialisation in high-risk pregnancy care, Dr. Hatzikostas offers comprehensive antenatal care for both general and complex obstetric cases. His expertise ensures that patients at Northpark Private Hospital receive the highest level of care, tailored to their specific needs, similar to the approach taken by female specialists like Valerie Thompson gynaecologist. Dr Hatzikostas understands high-risk pregnancies bring more concern for patients, which is why he provides 24/7 access. He collaborates closely with the Neonatal unit at the Royal Women’s Hospital to provide paediatric cover.

Personalised Obstetric Care

Dr. Hatzikostas provides exceptional support during pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum at Northpark Private Hospital in Bundoora. His compassionate and professional approach ensures that every stage of the journey is managed with expertise, empowering women’s health. Dr Hatzikostas empowers patients to make informed decisions about their care, much like the philosophy at Empower Obstetrics & Gynaecology. For reliable and personalised obstetric care at Northpark Private Hospital, contact Dr. Steven Hatzikostas and his dedicated team. He also has admitting rights at St Vincent’s Private Hospital for obstetric emergencies.

Free meet and greet consultation for all pregnant patients

Pregnancy Counselling is crucial, not an afterthought. The notion that pregnancy is “always normal and worry-free” isn’t always accurate. It’s vital to monitor all patients, identify issues, and treat when necessary. Most pregnancies do result in healthy babies.

That’s why Dr. Steven Hatzikostas, a leading Melbourne obstetrician, offers a FREE initial consultation for expectant patients seeking a private obstetrician in Melbourne to address concerns about pregnancy. Having a comprehensive discussion with your obstetrician before fully committing is a valuable opportunity all potential parents should seize. As one of the best obstetricians in Melbourne, Dr. Hatzikostas ensures thorough care throughout your journey. To book your consultation, simply ring us on 9467 9444 during business hours.

Routine Pregnancy Tests

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Nearly all pregnancies are normal and have routine pregnancy scans and antenatal tests. Dr Hatzikostas offers early pregnancy ultrasound scans that can be performed weekly until 10 weeks gestation. This can be for women who have experienced a miscarriage previously or are at risk. Ultrasound scans will also be performed if there is any concern about the pregnancy. (e.g. after falls, bleeding, and reduced fetal movements etc.).

  • Antenatal blood tests 10 weeks gestation
  • Screening for inherited disorders (Cystic Fibrosis, SMA Spinal Muscular Atrophy and Fragile X syndrome) are available and these tests would be discussed and offered as options for further testing at 10 weeks gestation if indicated.
  • Chromosome anomaly testing is offered to all pregnant patients.

Fetal morphology ultrasound scans:

  • Performed at 20 weeks. 

Selective blood tests

Selective blood tests are also routine in all pregnancies and are performed at 28 and 36 weeks gestation. They include testing for:

  • Gestational Diabetes. (GTT at 28 weeks)
  • Thyroid function tests and Thyroid antibody tests
  • Vitamin and mineral deficiencies (28 and 36 weeks)
  • Antibody screens in all Rh Negative women (28 and 34 weeks)

For all routine scans and further investigative pregnancy testing please speak to our staff to enquire about all the services Dr Hatzikostas offers.

Northpark Private Hospital Gynaecologist

Gynaecology care relates to the routine review of well women every two years and also urgent assessment and management of possible gynaecological problems.

Gynaecological procedures performed include:

  • Hysteroscopy Curettage
  • Treatment of Cervical Dysplasia
  • Total Abdominal Hysterectomy
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy
  • Vaginal repairs and Urethral Slings
  • Laparoscopy

Gynaecologic care for healthy women includes:

  • “Well woman checks”
  • Pap smears
  • Contraceptive choices
  • Pre-pregnancy counselling

Specific gynaecological problems may include:

  • Menstrual problems
  • Pelvic pain
  • Infertility problems
  • Treatment of Cervical smear abnormalities
  • Sexually transmitted disease
  • Urogenital prolapse
  • Hormone replacement therapy
  • Gynaecological premalignant conditions and cancers

Northpark Private Hospital Obstetrician

Choosing the right obstetrician is crucial for a positive pregnancy experience. Dr Steven Hatzikostas, with his extensive expertise and commitment to personalised care, stands out as a leading specialist at Northpark Private Hospital. Offering 24/7 access to a private on-call number and a compassionate approach to both high-risk and general obstetrics, Dr. Hatzikostas provides exceptional support throughout every stage of your pregnancy journey. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and experience the unparalleled care and dedication that Dr. Hatzikostas and his team offer at Northpark Private Hospital.