Dr Ruth McNair
Job Title: Doctor
Ruth has worked as a GP since 1993 in Bacchus Marsh, Melton, the Northern Territory, the Aboriginal Health Service in Fitzroy and Deer Park Women’s Prison. She worked at Carlton Clinic from 1998 until helping to establish Northside Clinic in 2009. She has obtained Diplomas of obstetrics and gynaecology, and anaesthetics (in the UK), and has a Fellowship from the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. She completed a PhD in lesbian and bisexual women’s health in 2009. She has clinical interests in women’s health including lesbian and bisexual women’s health, transgender health, mental health and wellbeing, adolescent health, fertility and pregnancy care, and is accredited as an antenatal shared care provider. Ruth works at Northside clinic one and a half days a week. She also works half-time as a Senior Lecturer at the University of Melbourne, teaching medical students and conducting research. She is also the Chairperson of the Victorian Ministerial Advisory Committee on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Health and Wellbeing, having been a member since the inaugural committee in 2000. She is available for patient consultations on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays.