Speciality

Subspeciality

  • Gynaecology
  • Obstetrics

Areas of Interest

About

Dr Peter Wein was born in Melbourne. He studied at the University of Melbourne and did specialist training at the Women's and the Leicester Royal Infirmary. He obtained his FRANZCOG in 1991. Dr Wein was a senior lecturer at the University of Melbourne. He was a consultant at the Women's, head of the Diabetes Unit, and Director of Birth Suites. He is now at the Mercy and the Women's at Sandringham, attending antenatal clinics, and on the labour ward consultant roster. Work in the public system helps to maintain his knowledge in the field and return something to the system that trained him. Dr Wein has an interest in diabetes in pregnancy. He is committed to medical education. Dr Wein's practice is patient-focused, with an emphasis on the application of the best evidence. He provides patients with information so that they are informed partners in decision making. Dr Wein is not in a weekend roster and is nearly always available. Therefore, if you are his patient, there is a 90 chance that he will look after you in labour. Dr Wein's practice is family-oriented his father was an obstetrician. His oldest son is a doctor, and his middle son is a medical student.

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Freemasons Victoria Parade

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

26 Balaclava Road
St Kilda East Victoria 3183

Consulting Location

Epworth Freemasons

Suite 114
320 Victoria Parade
East Melbourne VIC 3002

Education and training

  • MBBS University of Melbourne 1983
  • Intern Royal Melbourne Hospital 1984
  • JRMO Royal Melbourne Hospital 1985
  • JRMO Royal Women's Hospital 1986
  • Senior Registrar Royal Women's Hospital 1989

Research

  • Dr Wein has published and researched many studies with several peer reviewed articles. Some listed below:
  • Cardiorespiratory collapse and pulmonary oedema due to intravascular absorption of prostaglandin F2 administered extraamniotically for midtrimester termination of pregnancy.
  • Efficacy of different starting doses of oxytocin for induction of labour.
  • Postabortal pelvis sepsis in association with Chlamydia trachomatis.
  • Aspects of multiple embryo transfer. In: Proceedings of Third World Congress of IVF and ET.

Qualifications

  • MBBS
  • FRANZCOG
  • Grad Dip Epidem Biostat 1998

Professional Associations

  • AMA
  • RANZCOG
  • Australasian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society
  • Society of Obstetric Medicine of Australia and New Zealand

Public Appointments

  • Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Mercy Hospital for Women
  • Obstetrician, Women's @ Sandringham