Dr. Chris Russell is a unicorn among fertility specialists. As a gynaecologist, fertility specialist and practising obstetrician, he is uniquely placed to care for women at every life stage. From the management of complex gynaecological conditions such as endometriosis and PCOS through to recurrent miscarriage, fertility care and IVF, as well as antenatal care and obstetrics, Chris can offer outstanding continuity of care across a womans lifetime. He currently holds public appointments in Reproductive Medicine and high-risk obstetrics at the Mercy Hospital for Women, while consulting privately at East Melbourne, Heidelberg and Box Hill. He is Clinical Director at Newlife IVF.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Freemasons Victoria Parade

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Suite 106 320 Victoria Parade
East Melbourne VIC 3002

Consulting Location

6th Floor 163 Studley Road
Heidelberg VIC 3084

Special interests

  • High and low risk obstetrics
  • IVF and fertility treatment
  • Laparoscopic gynaecology
  • General gynaecology
  • Sports Gynaecologist


  • MBBS Monash University

Professional Associations

  • AMA
  • Fertility Society of Australia
  • Australian Gynaecology and Endoscopic Surgery Society
All our obstetricians are specialists, supported by experienced midwives. Epworth also treats a wide spectrum of gynaecological conditions.