A/Prof Jim Tsaltas is head of gynaecological minimally invasive and endometriosis surgery at Monash Health and Monash University. He is also a clinical director at Melbourne IVF. His main research interest is in endometriosis, adenomyosis, fibroids and the impact of these disorders on infertility and IVF.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Freemasons Albert Street


Epworth Freemasons Victoria Parade

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Suite 119 320 Victoria Parade
East Melbourne VIC 3002

Consulting Location

40 Lemana Crescent
Mount Waverley VIC 3149

Consulting Location

Suite 8 262 Main Street
Mornington VIC 3931

Special interests

  • Severe Endometriosis
  • Colorectal Endometriosis
  • IVF, Egg Freezing and Infertility
  • Fibroids
  • Advanced Laparoscopic and Hysteroscopic Surgery

Education and training

  • Director AGES/Monash health advanced laparoscopic fellowship program
  • Teaching of medical students
  • Regular lectures in Australia and internationally


  • Impact of endometriosis on IVF outcomes
  • Colorectal and deep infiltrating endometriosis
  • Endometriomas and antimullerian hormone (AMH)
  • Total laparoscopic hysterectomy outcomes


  • MBBS

Professional Associations

  • Australian Gynaecological Endoscopy & Surgery Society (Past President)
  • American Association of Gynaecologic Laparoscopists
  • International Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy (previous board meber)
  • AMA
  • Fertility Society of Australia
All our obstetricians are specialists, supported by experienced midwives. Epworth also treats a wide spectrum of gynaecological conditions.