About

Dr Teresa MacDonald cares deeply about women's health and about ensuring women are fully informed about their medical management and options, taking the time required to explain the evidence behind her recommendations. Teresa takes a patient-centred approach prioritising women's wishes for their care, and works with patients to achieve the best possible outcomes. Teresa is committed to reducing preventable stillbirth, and her PhD research focuses on new ways in which to better assess placental function, fetal growth and wellbeing, and pregnancy risk.

Qualifications

  • MBBS
  • BMedSci
  • FRANZCOG
  • DipMan

Professional Associations

  • RANZCOG
  • AMA
  • ISUOG
  • PSANZ
  • ASMR

Special interests

  • Fetal Growth Restriction
  • Placental Insufficiency
  • Vaginal Birth after Caesarean (VBAC)
  • Preeclampsia and gestational hypertension
  • Stillbirth prevention

Education and training

  • Supervision of a University of Melbourne medical student research project
  • Revision lectures to doctors undertaking specialist obstetrics & gynaecology exams
  • Revision lectures to doctors undertaking the Diploma of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Bedside clinical teaching of University of Melbourne medical students

Research

  • Fetal Longitudinal Assessment of Growth (FLAG) study
  • Fetal growth velocity and placental insufficiency

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Freemasons Clarendon Street

Hospital

Epworth Freemasons Victoria Parade

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Epworth Freemasons
115
320 Victoria Parade
East Melbourne
VIC
3002

Consulting Location

Mercy Hospital for Women
Private Consulting Suites, Level 6
163 Studley Road
Heidelberg
VIC
3084
Clinical institute

Obstetrics and Gynaecology Clinical Institute

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Prof Gabor Kovacs
Director
All our obstetricians are specialists, supported by experienced midwives. Epworth also treats a wide spectrum of gynaecological conditions.