Patient Information

Mercy Hospital for Women

Dr Chris Russell is an accredited private obstetrician at the Mercy Hospital for Women in Heidelberg, and has consulting rooms on level 6 of the hospital.

The Mercy is the only option for delivery if you have insurance covering you for private care in a public hospital, or if you have Medicare insurance only.


The Mercy Hospital for Women has the following facilities:

  • Access to private rooms, although not guaranteed
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Special Care Unit. The Mercy is able to accommodate babies from 24 weeks onwards (the earliest possible)
  • 24-hour paediatrician cover
  • 24-hour anaesthetic cover
  • 24-hour access to theatre
  • Intensive Care Unit at the adjacent Austin Hospital.

To book an appointment to see Dr Chris Russell in his consulting suites at the Mercy, call 9418 8299 or email


  • Mercy Hospital for Women Delivery SuiteLevel 1
    Corner Studley Rd
    & Burgundy St
    Heidelberg VIC 3084