Dr Pat is a specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and heads up a team dedicated to the care of women at every stage of life.
He has more than 17 years of medical expertise and uses up-to-date leading practices to inform his treatment. Pat spends time with you - listening, building trust and rapport - to develop a plan that is based on best medical practice for your individual needs.
“My practice’s philosophy is to see the patient as an individual, to treat everyone with respect and to deliver exceptional clinical care for every woman.”
Pat trained at the world renowned leader in women's health, Melbourne’s Royal Womens Hospital. Over six years based at The Womens, he developed expertise in laparoscopic (key-hole) surgery for hysterectomy, prolapse and incontinence and complex obstetrics including the management of twin pregnancies.
Ballarat is an excellent centre of health care and Pat has developed a network of support specialists that assist him in enhancing your care. These include specialist obstetric and gynaecology sonographers, physiotherapists, IVF specialists, paediatricians, psychologists, dieticians and physicians.
Patients see Pat either in his Ballarat or Gisborne rooms and his patients come from Ballarat and the Western District, Macedon Ranges and Sunbury as well as the West of Melbourne such as Bacchus Marsh and Melton.
Pat and his wife Brigid work together in the practice and are the parents of four active boys. As professionals and as parents, they are passionate about supporting women achieve great health outcomes.
The Practice Team
Dr Pat and patients supported by the practice team. From the staff at the front desk to its clinicians, everyone at the practice is chosen to provide an integrated approach to your health care.
The team's integrated approach spans:
Physiotherapy treatment withBelinda Matthewsto increase your comfort during and after pregnancy, improve pelvic floor stability before and after surgery or to help avoid surgery altogether.
Support by nurse Kylie who assists Dr Pat in procedures performed in the practice's modern and well equipped rooms
Help with your appointments, tests and hospital bookings with Annette and Kerry.