Arrivals Obstetricians have been the leading private obstetric group practice in Brisbane since 2008. After nearly a decade of welcoming the arrival of thousands of babies, Arrivals Obstetricians would like to advise the following changes commencing 18 February 2017.
Dr Shane Higgins and Dr Vincent Loh, will continue to operate Arrivals Obstetricians under a new, personalised, one to one model of care. They welcome the opportunity to provide the same high level of private obstetric care which Arrivals are known for. Dr Higgins and Dr Loh will continue to deliver exclusively at the Mater Mothers’ Private Hospital.
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