Our experienced Sexual Health Physician at Hyde Street Specialist provides holistic sexual health and HIV care
Dr Danae Kent graduated with honours from the Flinders University of South Australia in 2001 and completed her fellowship (FRACGP) in inner-city Sydney at a high-HIV case load practice. Since 2009 she has worked in specialist HIV and sexual health care at the Royal Adelaide Hospital’s Infectious Disease Unit and Clinic 275, and as a Consultant for Yarrow Place Rape and Sexual Assault Service at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital. She is a fellow of the Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine (RACP).
Prior to becoming a doctor, she worked as a dental surgeon and a research associate for the Australasian Institute of Health and Welfare. She was awarded first class honours for her research thesis in social and preventive dentistry. Her major research interest is extra-genital sexually transmitted infections. She was recently awarded for her paper on rectal chlamydia testing in women at the Australasian Sexual Health Conference.
She has a long-standing interest in teaching and has held positions as a senior lecturer both interstate and locally, including The University of Sydney, University of Notre Dame and The University of Adelaide.
Dr Danae Kent specialises in:
-Transgender medicine (18+)
-PrEP and PEP (HIV prevention)
-Pain with intercourse and low libido
-STI testing and treatment
-Chronic pelvic pain
-Genital rashes and warts
-Chronic vaginal discharge
Dr Danae Kent is a member of the Australian and New Zealand Professional Association for Transgender Health and the Australasian Society for HIV Medicine.
Booking an Appointment
Do I need a referral?
Yes, a referral from a medical practitioner is required for specialist consultations to be covered by Medicare. Patients without a referral should discuss their circumstances with reception prior to booking.
What are the Fees?
Hyde Street Specialist is a private sexual health clinic. Health Care Card holders and consultations for PrEP are bulk billed, otherwise there will be a gap payment. A student discount is available on presentation of a valid Australian full-time student identification card.
When are appointment available?
Dr Kent usually consults Tuesday and Thursday at Hyde Street Specialist. She also consults on Wednesday at O’Brien Street Practice.
To book an appointment call 08 7099 5320.