Obstetrics

Dr. Ravi Kashyap - Collaborating ObstetricianRavi is a Senior Obstetrician practising in the south eastern suburbs of Melbourne and our collaborating obstetrician.

You will meet Ravi if you decide to make a homebirth back-up booking with a known obstetrician in a private hospital or if you need an obstetric review for any reason.

Ravi’s philosophy supports natural labour as much as possible while having the skills and experience to cope with any emergency or complication that may arise.

Background and Training

Graduating in medicine from Monash University in 1989, he commenced specialist training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 1995 at the Royal Women’s Hospital, continuing his training at the National Maternity Hospital in Holles St, Dublin, and at Monash Medical Centre in Clayton, Victoria. Ravi commenced private practice after receiving his specialist qualifications in April 2001.

Experience

Ravi offers a full range of obstetric care including:

  • VBAC (vaginal birth after previous caesarean)
  • vaginal breech birth
  • vaginal delivery of twins

You can be secure that if complications arise requiring admission at a tertiary hospital he will continue your care at Jessie MacPherson Private Hospital.

Having managed thousands of pregnancies, ranging from normal to extremely complicated, Ravi continues to maintain a commitment at Monash Medical Centre as the Topaz Obstetric Unit team leader. As part of his commitment to promoting vaginal birth he has run the ECV (External Cephalic Version) clinic at Monash for the last 10 years. He is a consultant to the Victorian PERS (perinatal emergency referral service).

Consulting Rooms

Monash Obstetrics

15 Murray Street
Clayton, Victoria, 3168

Hospitals

  • Cabrini Private Hospital
  • Jessie McPherson Private Hospital
  • Waverley Private Hospital

Specialty Interests

  • High Risk Obstetrics
  • Diabetes in Pregnancy
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