- How do I make an appointment?
You can call the reception to make an appointment. We will require your name, contact number, a brief description of the reason of your visit.
Please call: 03 9802 3497 between 9 am -5 pm, Monday to Friday.
- What should I bring to my appointment?
You should bring your GP referral (in order to obtain a Medicare rebate), your Medicare card / private insurance details, ultrasound and blood test results
- What are the fees?
There will be out – of pocket costs for the consultation. Our staff will inform you during your booking and first visit.
All payments are expected to be paid in full on the day of the appointment. Payment are accepted in cash, credit card, cheque and EFTPOS. Overdue accounts can incur additional costs as we use a Debt recovery service.
Additional fees from pathology services eg: blood tests and ultrasound are separate from the consultation fee.
- Can she speak any other languages?
Dr Tan speaks Mandarin , Cantonese and Malay.
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- How long is a consultation?
The first consult will be ½ hour. Dr Tan will endeavour to diagnose, investigate and recommend treatment. She will devise a treatment plan ensuring that you are intimately involved in the process and that you leave the consultation with a deeper understanding of your condition and treatment.
Subsequent visits are generally 15 minutes – however, this can vary depending on your needs.
- During pregnancy, how many visits do I need?
If you are pregnant there will be a total of 10 -12 antenatal visits. Dr Tan will see you from 8-10 weeks gestation (or earlier if there are concerns). Subsequent visits will be every 4 weeks until 26 weeks, then every 3 weeks till 34 weeks. After that once or twice weekly until the birth of your baby.
- Is there free parking?
Yes, there is free parking at the premises plus there is ample off street parking which are also free -with generous time limits.
- What are Dr Tan’s qualifications?
Dr Tan had her undergraduate degree at the Flinders University of South Australia in 1997 on a medical scholarship.
Dr Tan returned to her home country, Malaysia, where she went on to obtain her post graduate qualifications with the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists from the UK in 2003. She is passionate about the field of O&G – and was elected the Chairman of the post graduate teaching programme in the Malacca general hospital in Malaysia.
She returned to Australia in 2008 then obtained her Australian post graduate qualifications with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 2013.
Dr Tan is also involved in the clinical teaching and supervision of trainees from both the Monash health and Eastern health.
She provides services as a consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at both the Dandenong hospital (part of Monash health) and the Angliss hospital (part of eastern Health). She runs a gynaecological surgical list once a fortnight in both public hospitals.
Dr Tan is passionate about keeping up-to-date on current treatment and management of all aspects of obstetrics and gynaecology. Patients describe her manner as calm and reassuring.