Dr. Joseph Sgroi is one of the most sought after specialists in Melbourne and is highly regarded for providing the best care possible.
He provides professional and superior health care for women and is also dedicated to keeping up to date with ever-changing technological advances in the field of gynaecology. You can be assured of the latest medical and surgical management if you need to be treated.
Not only is he an expert gynecologist, Dr. Joseph Sgroi is also an obstetrician and IVF/fertility specialist consulting at private hospitals such as Epworth Freemasons, St Vincent’s Private, Frances Perry House and Melbourne IVF.
Menstruation is a major stage of puberty in girls and refers to physiological changes happening in women at regular intervals of 21-35 days. Menstrual period prepares women for sexual reproduction and fertilisation and having regular menstrual cycle is a clear sign of healthy individual. Any abnormalities such as delayed or early menstrual periods, excessive pain & bleeding during the periods indicate that you might be suffering from certain gynaecological conditions and require immediate medical intervention.
Endometriosis is a common gynaecological problem affecting women of reproductive age. It occurs when the tissues lining the inside of the uterus, known as endometrium starts growing on surfaces of other organs in the pelvis. Endometrium may grow on ovaries, fallopian tubes, outer surface of uterus, pelvic cavity lining, vagina, cervix, vulva, bladder or rectum. Women may experience painful cramps in the lower abdomen, back or in the pelvis during menstruation, heavy menstrual bleeding, painful bowel movements or urination and infertility.
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine disorder as well one of the common causes of infertility among women. It is characterised by an ovulation dysfunction or impedance to the normal growth and release of eggs from the ovaries.
Contraception, also known as birth control practice is prevention of pregnancy by preventing conception and implantation. Numerous methods of contraception are in practice and include barrier or hormonal method, withdrawal, natural family planning, abstinence, and sterilization (surgery).
An ovarian cyst is a fluid-filled sac or pouch which forms on the ovary. Ovarian cysts, in most cases, are harmless and resolve on their own. If the cyst is cancerous, it may cause problems and thus need medical intervention. Ovarian cysts are common in women of childbearing age.
Unfortunately, miscarriages are a common occurrence, with one in six pregnancies ending before week 20.