- Patient Info
I am a passionate Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with over 27 years of experience.
As a Head of Obstetrics at The Royal Women’s Hospital and with a private practice based at Frances Perry House, I pride myself in providing dedicated personalised patient-centric care. I am a strong advocate for birthing choices and calm birthing and one of the Australian pioneers of the maternal assisted caesarean. I have undertaken additional qualifications in high-risk obstetrics and am available for pregnancies and births of all types.
When you book in with me you see me for all your antenatal and gynaecological appointments and I field all of your calls. I am fully aware of what is happening with your reproductive and obstetric health at all times.
As an Obstetrician, Dr Peter Jurcevic is available for pregnancies of all types including high and low risk. Dr Peter Jurcevic’s specific and advanced training, extensive knowledge and experience in obstetric maternal and foetal disorders means he is in a unique position to be able manage numerous maternal medical issues in pregnancy. His experience spans: twins and multiples, VBAC, genetics, prematurity management, recurrent miscarriage and foetal loss, amongst other high-risk conditions in pregnancy.
Dr Peter Jurcevic is passionate about the natural processes of labour and birthing and is an advocate for Lamaze, calm birthing and hypnobirthing, which have been statistically shown to improve labour outcomes.
Dr Peter Jurcevic is one of the Australian pioneers of the maternal assisted caesarean, allowing his patients who need or choose this birth option immediate contact and connection with their babies. Gowned and gloved, Dr Peter guides the mother to lift their baby onto their chest during a caesarean and baby can have delayed cord clamping.
Dr Peter Jurcevic holds a public position as a Head of the Obstetrics Unit at The Royal Women’s Hospital where he is also an operative and consultant gynaecologist and a Training Supervisor for medical students and Registrars alike. In these various capacities he has given over 500 lectures across a range of obstetric and gynaecological topics.
Dr Peter is a Fellow of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and a member of the Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand.
Dr Peter is also Chair of the Frances Perry House Medical Advisory Committee and has numerous publications, including peer review papers in medical journals, magazine and newspaper quotations and articles and has been involved in several television and video broadcasts.
Dr Peter Jurcevic established his private practice in 1993. Prior to this he worked at Sunshine Hospital, Epworth Hospital and St Vincent’s Private Hospital.
Dr Peter Jurcevic studied medicine at Monash University and graduated with honours in 1993. He then took up a scholarship at Yale Medical School in North America where he studied and worked for a period of time.
After graduating he undertook advanced medical training prior to beginning a Fellowship as an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at The Royal Women’s Hospital. As part of his Fellowship training he spent several years training interstate in high risk obstetrics, which gave him advanced knowledge in maternal and foetal disorders in pregnancy, twins, genetics, prematurity management, recurrent miscarriage and foetal loss, amongst other high-risk conditions in pregnancy.
He was also able to undertake advanced laparoscopic surgical training with a particular sub interest in pelvic floor repair surgery. As such he practices general obstetrics and gynaecology with an interest in high-risk obstetrics, pelvic floor repair and incontinence and laparoscopic surgery, particularly in the area of endometriosis treatment and ovarian cyst removal.