Welcome to Our Practice

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Dr. Indika Alahakoon’s private obstetric and ultrasound services are coordinated from her specialist rooms at the Norwest Private Hospital, Bella Vista.

We invite you to attend our practice for your pregnancy care and ultrasound requirements. We are dedicated to providing a complete obstetric service, as well as pregnancy and gynaecological ultrasound service to women at all stages of life. 

 

A program of Antenatal care, Delivery and Postnatal Care by Dr. Indika Alahakoon is available at our specialist rooms.  Experienced midwives Margaret Hudson and Lynne Pearson are also available to consult during the antenatal visits regarding all aspects of your pregnancy care.

 

The ultrasound service is provided by Dr. Indika Alahakoon, who is an expert in the field of diagnostic ultrasound and her team of specialised sonographers who are among the best in the State for obstetric and gynaecological scanning.

 

Our secretarial staff Tammy Lyne and Vanessa Leddicoat will provide you with a friendly and welcoming service, and will be happy to answer your queries regarding our pregnancy care and ultrasound services. 

 

A relaxed atmosphere is provided for your maximum comfort and privacy. Family members are welcome to attend the pregnancy scans to share your experience. State of the art equipment and reporting systems are available for advanced ultrasound imaging.

 

Our pregnancy ultrasound services range from dating scans to all required diagnostic services such as nuchal translucency scans, 18-20 week morphology scans and fetal growth scans. 

 

3D/4D ultrasound is an integral part of our service, and will be offered free of charge for obstetric scans (unless limited by fetal position) and guaranteed for all morphology scans. A 3D/4D imaging package can be provided at request without a referral, and includes printed images, CD and DVD recordings of the scan. Ideal time for 3D/4D imaging is between 24-28 weeks of pregnancy and a growth scan will be provided as part of the package.

 

High quality pelvic scans, diagnostic procedures such as sonohysterogram for uterine anomalies, and HyCoSy for tubal patency assessment are available and performed by Dr. Indika Alahakoon and her staff at our practice. 

 

Your ultrasound results will be reviewed and reported by Dr. Alahakoon. As an obstetrician and gynaecologist with further training in diagnostic ultrasound, her reports will provide interpretation of results for your referring doctors.

 

Our prenatal diagnostic services include procedures such as amniocentesis and chorionic villous sampling for chromosomal testing. As a practicing specialist in Maternal Fetal Medicine, Dr. Indika Alahakoon is also experienced in fetal therapeutic procedures such as fetal blood transfusions. She is happy to provide all aspects of pregnancy management or provide second opinion consultations regarding pregnancy complications. 

 

 

 

The Practice Location

Suite 108, Level 1, Specialist Medical Centre,

Norwest Private Hospital,

9 Norbrik Drive, Bella Vista, NSW 2153

 

Staff

Dr. Indika Alahakoon MBBS FRANZCOG DDU CMFM

IndikaConsultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist/Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialist, Ultrasound specialist

Dr Indika Alahakoon is a Consulting Obstetrician, Ultrasound Specialist, as well as a Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialist. She consults in her private practice at Norwest Private Hospital, Centre for Women’s Ultrasound at Westmead, and is a staff specialist at The Westmead Hospital. Her special interests include first trimester screening, prenatal diagnostic procedures, diagnosis and management of fetal abnormalities, 3D / 4D ultrasound, recurrent pregnancy loss, preterm delivery,  pre-eclampsia and intrauterine growth restriction.

 

 

 

Secretarial staff

vanessa
Tammy
 
Vanessa Leddicoat Tammy Lyne  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Midwifery Staff

Margaret Hudson

MargaretMargaret Hudson has been a Registered Nurse and Midwife for 30 years. During that time, she has spent 10 years as an Intensive care nurse, and 18 years as a Midwife at The Westmead Hospital. She has been a Clinical Midwifery Specialist since April 1999 and has worked in all areas of midwifery, and is a highly trained and skilled Birth Unit Specialist.

 

Margaret’s qualifications include a Graduate Diploma in Midwifery, Child and Family Health Certificate, Advanced Life Support in Midwifery Certificate and Parenthood Education Certificate.

 

On a personal note, Margaret has four grown up children and 3 grandchildren. She has lived in the Hills District since 1978. Margaret is very pleased to be part of Dr. Alahakoon’s team caring for you and your baby during your pregnancy.

 

 

Lynne Pearson

LynneLynne is a Registered nurse, undergoing her initial training at Royal North Shore Hospital. She completed her midwifery training at The Westmead Hospital, where she has continued to work, with over 20 years’ experience in the Antenatal, Postnatal and Birth units. During this time, she has also worked at Westmead Private Hospital, Norwest Private Hospital, Nepean Hospital and Bankstown Hospital to widen her experience and gain insight into different systems of management. 

Lynne is a mother of three children, including twins and is more than happy to share her midwifery experiences to assist and guide you during your pregnancy.

 

 
 

Sonography Staff

Rowena Kathy
Rowena Gibson Kathy Hansen
   
   
Sarah Dowthwaite Melissa Meadows