Update January 2019

Dr Wendy Hughes Joins Mildura O&G

We are very pleased to announce that Dr Wendy Hughes, an experienced Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, is commencing practice in Mildura from late January 2019. We are delighted to welcome her to the team at Mildura O&G

Referrals to Mildura O&G triaged

Due to high demand for our services, there may be an increased waiting time for gynaecology appointments at Mildaur O&G. As always, referrals to Mildura O&G will be triaged. We will always endeavour to manage urgent referrals as promptly as possible, however less urgent matters may lead to an increase in appointment waiting times. Our doctors are happy to speak to GPs as required if assistance for urgent matters is needed.

Private obstetric services

Dr Sleeman and Dr Hughes are pleased to provide a full private obstetrics services. We also offer postnatal care at the Mildura Private Hospital Postnatal Unit. For more information about private obstetric services please speak to Melissa at Mildura O&G.

Monash IVF services

Monash IVF nursing service from 2019 will be accessible with phone support on a full-time basis, with nurse visits on a regular basis to assist with IVF cycle planning.

Visiting specialists

We continue to provide additional expertise with visiting specialists Dr Gareth Weston and Dr Hugo Fernandes in 2019:

Dr Hugo Fernandes (MBBS FRANZCOG MRMed)

Dr Hugo Fernandes is  consultant gynaecologist and AGES accredited laparoscopic surgeon. Following  specialist training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, he undertook a further 2 year fellowship in advanced laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery.

Dr Hugo Fernandes commenced a visiting gynaecology service at Mildura O&G in 2018, with a particular focus on the following conditions:  Endometriosis, Adenomyosis, Pelvic Pathology & Pelvic Pain, Complex Surgery, Menstrual Disorders & Fibroids, Infertility and Colposcopy. Dr Fernandes is committed to delivering the highest level of professional care with diligence, integrity, respect and compassion.

The visiting service provided by Dr Fernandes aims to provide improved accessibility to complex gynaecological surgery services for patients in the Sunraysia Region.


Dr Gareth Weston is providing a visiting service for infertility consultations and IVF services at Mildura O&G. Dr Weston is an experienced Infertility subspecialist with Monash IVF and he has been a strong advocate of promoting access to reproductive medicine services for rural patients in Victoria.

Dr Weston has a wide range of clinical and research interests including conservative infertility treatments, IVF, egg freezing for medical and social reasons, donor sperm infertility treatment for lesbian and single women, endometriosis, PCOS, and fibroids.

Dr Weston has had a long association with Mildura over the years, including completing a rotation in Mildura during his specialist training as well as advocating and supporting the return of locally based IVF services in Mildura in 2014. We are delighted to offer his expert services for Mildura patients.

Dr Nicole Edge departs

After completing 4 years at Mildura O&G, Dr Nicole Edge has left Mildura at the end of 2018. We wish to thank her for her contribution during her time in Sunraysia, and wish her all the best for her future career in Adelaide.