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Dr Pallavi Desai


Dr Pallavi Desai


Dr Pallavi Desai is a gynaecologist with a particular clinical interest in prolapse and pelvic floor surgery.

Dr Pallavi Desai is a practising Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, and a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. (RANZCOG).  She has over 30 years of experience in the field, working in both urban and rural parts of India and Australia in public and private practice.  She has worked in the Kimberley and Perth and then moved to Melbourne in 2018.

Dr Desai is currently a specialist obstetrician and gynaecologist (public) at Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s at Sunshine Hospital and performs gynaecological procedures at John Fawkner Private Hospital.  

She is an active member of the following societies:

  • Urogynaecological society of Australia UGSA
  • Australian Gynaecological Endoscopy Society AGES
  • International Urogynecological Association IUGA

Dr Pallavi regularly attends workshops and conferences to constantly update her knowledge on recent advances and practices.  She is strongly involved in teaching and training aspiring gynaecology and obstetric specialists and is also involved with various RANZCOG committees. 

She is able to consult in English, Marathi and Hindi.

Guided by her core values, Pallavi strongly believes that women are the life force that sustains individuals, families and society. An overall healthy woman leads to a healthy family.  She respects her patients’ individual choices on the diagnosis, and provides individualised 


She routinely investigates and manages the following conditions:

  • Abnormal uterine bleeding
  • Hormonal imbalances
  • Adolescent gynaecology
  • Contraception
  • Endometriosis
  • Persistent pelvic pain
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Fibroids
  • Abnormal pap smear
  • Vulval disorders
  • Basic subfertility 


She has a special area of interest in pelvic floor disorders, including prolapse and urinary incontinence.   Her practice includes:

  • Laparoscopy
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Colposcopy
  • Open surgery
  • Prolapse and pelvic floor surgery
  • Stress incontinence management
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John Fawkner Private Hospital


275 Moreland Road, Coburg 3058