• Obstetrics
  • Gynaecology

Areas of interest

Endometriosis, Fertility management, Pelvic pain


Associate Professor Alex Polyakov is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and Fertility specialist practicing in East Melbourne. He graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2000. While undertaking specialist training in O&G, Alex completed Masters of Clinical Epidemiology, specialising in biostatistics, and Masters of Reproductive Medicine, as well as Graduate Certificate in Evidence-Based Medicine. He also holds Master of Health and Medical Law. As well as being in private practice, Alex is a Deputy Director of the Reproductive Biology Unit and senior consultant at the Advanced Laparoscopic Unit at the Royal Women’s Hospital. He is an Associate Professor at the University of Melbourne Medical School. His research interests include evidence-based practice, as it relates to fertility treatments, as well as ethical and medico-legal aspects of women’s health.

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Dr Alex Polyakov

Suite 4
320 Victoria Parade
East Melbourne VIC 3002

Epworth locations


Epworth Freemasons Victoria Parade


Epworth Freemasons Albert Street


Epworth Richmond


  • Master of health and Medical Law, University of Melbourne, 2020

Education and training

  • MBBS, University Of Adelaide, 2000
  • FRANZCOG, 2010
  • MClinEpid, University of Newcastle, 2009
  • MRepo Med, UNSW, 2010


  • Medical Advisor - Babycenter.com.au
  • https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8254169/

Professional Associations

  • AMA
  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine
  • European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology

Public Appointments

  • Royal Women's Hospital
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Science, University of Melbourne