Dr Chester Yeoh
Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
Graduating with Honours from Monash University, trained in Melbourne and London, Dr Yeoh brings a wealth of experience to his clinical practice in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Established in Mitcham he offers a range of services to manage the problems women face from a young age through to their later years.
With his experience, he understands that good outcomes in pregnancy comes from personalised one to one care. Developing an intimate knowledge of your concerns and wishing to maximise the success of having a happy outcome for both mother and baby. In achieving this he undertakes:
- Pre pregnancy care to ensure maximal health, nutrition and immunisation
- Screening of genetic disorders
- Pelvic floor assessment
- Management of complex medical conditions like diabetes, heart conditions, high blood pressure
- Complex pregnancy care including VBAC and Twindelivery
His Gynaecological expertise enables care in
- menstrual disorders including polycystic ovaries
- urinary incontinence and prolapse
- abnormal Pap smears
- pelvic pain
Establishing the Whitehorse Pelvic Floor and Continence Service to assist women with prolapse and incontinence, he has gathered a multidisciplinary team approach with Continence Nurse Therapist and Pelvic Floor Physiotherapists. Emphasis is placed on preventative care especially in pregnant women and those planning for pregnancy.
A passionate advocate of keyhole surgery, he is an accredited robotic surgeon using the Da Vinci Robot for complex pelvic surgery. Furthering minimally invasive surgery he routinely undertakes single incision surgery (SILS). This helps in reducing the pain experienced and offers a better cosmetic outcome.
He also works at Box Hill Hospital, previously holding the position of the Head of one of the Obstetric Units there for over 10 years. Since stepping down from that position, he continues with an active role in the Antenatal Division. He is also a Honorary Senior Lecturer at Monash university, teaching and mentoring medical students from both the Monash and Deakin University faculties.
Underlying all this is his philosophy of providing individualised and compassionate care for women to help them through times in their lives that can be challenging for them and their families.