General Practitioner

Dr Meredith Bates (she/her) provides an inclusive, empathic and patient centred approach to your care. She encourages patients to make informed choices regarding their own healthcare and offers a high quality of care to all patients.

She is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP) and holds additional qualifications in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (DRANZCOG) with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, in addition to working at Sunshine Hospital in the Antenatal (Pregnancy) Clinic.

Her areas of interest include:

  • Contraception counselling and prescriptions
  • Cervical screening tests (previously known as Pap Smears)
  • Implanon insertion and removal
  • IUD removal only
  • Management of heavy or painful periods
  • Iron infusions
  • STI testing and treatment
  • Pre-pregnancy checks
  • Fertility investigation
  • Antenatal (Pregnancy) Shared Care
  • Post partum 6 week check
  • Paediatric care
  • Medical termination of pregnancy
  • HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis
  • Management of menopause
  • Skin checks
  • Minor skin procedures
  • Travel immunisations
  • Advice on preventative health and healthy ageing

Something you may not know about your doctor:

Dr Meredith took up running during the COVID lockdowns, and is now training for a 10km run.
She is also able to juggle!

Book an appointment with Meredith at Northcote Medical.