What do you need to bring and what can you expect
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Our friendly, professional team who can help put you at ease. We understand that taking the step to seek specialist fertility advise can be stressful, so to help you, we have put together an easy to follow guide of what you need to do for your first appointment.
What do you need to bring to your first appointment
To obtain a rebate from Medicare please bring your referral from your General Practitioner (GP) to Dr Myran Ponnam-Palam.
Your GP may give you a 12 month referral however if you have received a referral from a Specialist this will only be valid for 3 months unless specified otherwise.
If you would like a fertility appointment with Dr. Myran both you and your partner will need to appear on the referral. Please bring this to your first appointment.
(and Private Health Insurance Details if applicable)
At your first appointment we will ask you to complete a registration form including your contact details, Medicare number (and Private Health Insurance information if applicable). This information will help us to submit claims to Medicare on your behalf or alternatively provide you with receipts to submit to your private health insurer if you are a non- resident.
Please bring your (and/or your partners) latest:
In order to give Dr. Myran the best chance of helping you conceive could you and your partner (if applicable) please complete the attached medical questionnaire. It’s designed to provide us with a more complete history of your journey to grow your family. This in conjunction with any blood test and ultrasound results will assist Dr Myran in having a more complete understanding of your medical history and a more valuable initial discussion regarding your fertility treatment options.
Please download, print and fill in Female Medical Questionnaire and bring along to your first appointment:
Please download, print and fill in Male Medical Questionnaire and bring along to your first appointment:
Great for tracking your cycle and fertile window.
There are many iPhone and Android Apps that can assist with tracking your cycle. Visit this great article from Women’s Health Magazine for some information about apps that you can use to track your menstrual cycle and fertile.
Please see below for initial appointment costs and follow up appointment costs and Medicare rebates.
This will give Dr. Myran a better understanding and insight into your needs and concerns.
We welcome and encourage all questions you may have during the consultation. We want to provide you with the best, open and honest information based on your personal situation.
Dr. Myran may ask your permission to perform a clinical examination which can include an internal scan. You are welcome to bring a support person with you to your appointments and they are more than welcome to be present for the examinations if you wish.
Your appointment will conclude with an open discussion and what further tests may be required. Following the results from the tests, Dr. Myran will then discuss your options for treatment at your next appointment and explain your treatment plan that has been tailored to your specific situation.
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