Dr Iniyaval Thevathasan
MBBS(Hons), FRANZCOG, CMFM, DDU(O&G)Visit specialist website
Languages: English, Tamil
- Maternity (Obstetrics)
Areas of Interest
- Multiple pregnancies
- Pre-pregnancy counselling
- Prevention of pre-term birth
- Inflammatory bowel disease
St Vincent’s Private Hospital Fitzroy, VIC
Dr Iniyaval Thevathasan is a maternal fetal medicine subspecialist obstetrician based in Melbourne.Dr Thevathasan works across all aspects of complex and high-risk pregnancy care, collaborating with a multidisciplinary team, to care for women with medical disorders in pregnancy and in the diagnosis and management of fetal anomalies.
Ini also cares for women who are having multiple babies as well as those who have experienced recurrent pregnancy loss. She provides a pre-pregnancy counselling service and is involved in the prevention of pre-term birth. She has a special interest in the impact of inflammatory bowel disease on pregnancy. She also performs tertiary level obstetrics and gynaecology ultrasound. Ini strongly believes in person-centred and inclusive healthcare, practicing evidence-based medicine so that women can come to an informed decision about their pregnancy.
Ini is passionate about teaching and training of medical students, junior medical staff and midwives. She is interested in researching the impact of antenatal corticosteroids (used to help fetal lungs mature) on women with diabetes.