Overview

When you’ve had an abnormal Pap smear result, you shouldn’t have wait to wait to find out what comes next. The Colposcopy Clinic at Epworth Freemasons is here to give you easy access to vital screening, without the wait.

Our dedicated clinic is here to ensure you can book in for colposcopy, within weeks.

Whether you have private health insurance or not, our team is here to ensure that no woman has to wait for answers, when it matters most.

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What if I don’t have private health insurance?

The Colposcopy Clinic at Epworth Freemasons is here for any woman who doesn’t want to wait for answers, following an abnormal pap smear result. Our team will explain our fees over the phone to you, there are no hidden costs.

If you do need any further investigations or appointments, our specialists can refer you within Epworth or to a public hospital. It is your health. It is your choice.

What can I expect at my appointment?

You should schedule your colposcopy during a time when you don’t have your period and if you need to reschedule your appointment, please contact our team.

The procedure itself feels a lot like a cervical screening test. A colposcope is a microscope which will be placed at the entrance to your vagina so that your specialist can examine your cervix in more detail and to identify any areas of concern.

If required, they might also perform a biopsy where a few millimetres of tissue will be removed from your cervix and sent to a laboratory for analysis.

What happens after my colposcopy?

You are safe to continue with your day. If you have had a biopsy, you will need to avoid certain activities for a few days, as guided by your specialist.

How do I book in?

Your GP will give you a referral and then you can make an appointment by calling 03 9418 8162 and our team will book you in for the earliest available time. Alternatively, you can email [email protected] for further information.

Please download our GP referral form (PDF, 41KB)

Level 1, 124 Grey Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002

Epworth Freemasons Albert Street

Level 1, 124 Grey Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002

Making an appointment, please contact 03 9418 8162.

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Dr Julie Lamont, Dr Sze Lee
All our obstetricians are specialists, supported by experienced midwives. Epworth also treats a wide spectrum of gynaecological conditions.