Senior Consultant/Infertility Counsellor

Perth IVF®

Iolanda Rodino

Iolanda Rodino

Qualifications
BSc Hons (UWA)
MPsych (Clinical)
MAPS

Iolanda is able to complete pre-treatment IVF/ICSI counselling for all fertility clinics in Perth

If you are a fertility specialist working at a clinic in Western Australia and your listing needs updating please contact Iolanda.

Phone (08) 9389 7212

You may also wish to be listed in the Fertility Specialists in Australia directory.

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Concept Fertility Centre

MEDICAL DIRECTOR

Concept Fertility Centre

218 Nicholson Road,
Subiaco, 6008
Phone (08) 9382 2388

Dr Lucy Williams

Dr Lucy Williams

Qualifications MBBS
FRANZCOG

Dr Lucy Williams graduated from the University of Western Australia Faculty of Medicine in 1989. After internship at Royal Perth Hospital she was employed at King Edward Memorial Hospital for Women in 1991 and was accepted on to the Obstetrics and Gynaecology training programme the following year.

During her she training undertook research with the Women’s and Infants’ Research Foundation. She was presented with the Young Investigator Award in Obstetric Medicine in 1996 from the Australian and New Zealand Perinatal Society. She resided in Vancouver from 1997 till 1999 undertaking further research into management of Menopause with Dr J.C.Prior at the University of BC.

She was awarded Fellowship of the College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 2002. By this time she was married with two children. She has also provided assistance to the Primate breeding programme at Perth Zoo.

Since joining Concept in 2002 she has established herself as successful fertility specialist. She also has expertise in management of all reproductive endocrinology as well as general gynaecology. She no longer practices Obstetrics. She has been Medical Director of Concept since December 2007. Lucy says she finds her career incredibly rewarding, and takes great pleasure from helping to create families.

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Dr Joo P Teoh

Qualifications
MBBCh MRCOG MRCP(Ire) MSc MD(Glasgow)

Dr Teoh is a Specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist trained in the UK. He has particular interests in reproductive endocrinology, infertility and gynaecological surgery. Dr Teoh performs microsurgical sperm retrieval using a surgical microscope; this method is known to improve the quality of sperms retrieved in higher quantity.

Via highly competitive national selection, he was appointed to complete the UK (RCOG) Subspecialty Program in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery at the University of Aberdeen. He was the chairperson for the national trainees in reproductive endocrinology and infertility while in the UK.

Dr Teoh has experience in reproductive medicine biomedical research; his research in reproductive immunology has led to the award of Doctor of Medicine from the University of Glasgow. He has presented internationally, and has won several prizes for his research work. He also has a Master of Science in Clinical Trials from the University of London.

Dr Teoh relocated with his family to Perth, Australia to join Concept Fertility Centre in early 2015. He enjoys his clinical work in providing advice, and offering appropriate medical and surgical treatments to his patients. He speaks fluent Mandarin, Hokkien, Cantonese and Malay (Bahasa Melayu).

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Dr Kevin Artley

Qualifications MD
FRANZCOG

Dr Kevin Artley is a Specialist Gynaecologist with particular interest in Reproductive Medicine and Infertility Management

Dr Artley completed his Specialist training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in UK, then as Clinical Research Director at Monash IVF in Management of Infertility including Assisted Reproductive Technology. He was subsequently Medical Director at the Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Queens Hospital, Burton-on-Trent, UK.

He has been an Examiner for the MRCOG and has special interests in management of all aspects of medical and surgical management of infertility.

Dr Graeme Thompson

Qualifications MB, BS FRANZCOG
 
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Hollywood Fertility Centre

MEDICAL DIRECTOR

Hollywood Private Hospital

Monash Avenue

Nedlands, WA 6009
Phone (08) 9389 4200

Dr Simon Turner

Dr Simon Turner

Dr Simon Turner

Dr Simon Turner is a consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with over 30 years of experience. He is also the Medical Director of Hollywood Fertility Centre.

Dr Turner has professional interests in Fertility and Reproductive Medicine. He also has interests in minimally invasive surgery, namely, Hysteroscopic and Laparoscopic surgery.

Simon graduated from the University of Western Australia in 1975 and continued his gynaecological studies in England. In the early eighties he returned to Perth and started a busy private practice in obstetrics and general gynaecology. In 1982, he began working in infertility and was part of the exciting pioneering era of IVF.

Hollywood Fertility Centre was established by Simon in 2000 to cater for the needs of couples requiring fertility and assisted reproduction assistance. HFC has become a major provider of infertility, IVF and other assisted conception techniques in WA and was recently awarded the 2009 WA Business News Rising Star Award.

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Dr Lincoln Brett

Associate Professor Lincoln Brett


Qualifications BMedSc, BSc (Hon), MBBS, FRANZCOG

Lincoln Brett graduated from the University of Tasmania and subsequently trained in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Western Australia, Singapore and Melbourne.

Currently Associate Professor, Head of Obstetrics and Gynaecology University of Notre Dame. His particular interest is in gynaecological endoscopic surgery. He performs advanced endoscopic procedures for infertility, laparoscopic hysterectomy, minimally invasive anti-incontinence procedures and other endoscopic operations. He has been an advanced laparoscopic preceptor and has trained many other gynaecologists in this field.

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Dr Julia Barton

Dr Julia Barton


Qualifications MBBS FRANZCOG

Dr Barton graduated from UWA in 1993.

She commenced her training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 1997 at King Edward Memorial Hospital.

Dr Barton worked with Dr Simon Turner at The Hollywood Fertility Centre during the last 18 months of her training. She completed her training in 2003 and worked as a full-time staff specialist at King Edward Memorial Hospital.

Since returning from maternity leave, Dr Barton is working part-time at King Edward Memorial Hospital with interests in infertility, early pregnancy loss and adolescent pregnancy.

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Dr Zhuoming Chu

Dr Zhuoming Chu


Qualifications MBBS, PhD, FRANZCOG

Dr Zhuo-Ming Chu completed his PhD at the University of Western Australia and subsequently trained in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Western Australia.

He is currently a full time Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at King Edward Memorial Hospital. He is a general Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with personal interest in gynaecological endoscopic surgery and infertility. In addition Dr Chu can speak fluent Cantonese and Mandarin.

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Dr Bill Patton

Dr Bill Patton


Qualifications MBBch, BAO, DCG, DRCOG, MRCOG, MRCPI, FACGO, FRCOG

Dr Patton has over 30 years experience as a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist. He is well respected in Mandurah, Rockingham and surrounding areas.

He is currently the Visiting Medical Officer Specialist in Gynaecology at Rockingham Kwinana District Hospital in Rockingham, Peel Health Campus in Mandurah, Waikiki Private Hospital in Rockingham and Murray District Hospital in Pinjarra.

Dr Patton has professional interests in gynaecology, colposcopy, hysteroscopy, urodynamics, and uro-gynaecology. He also has interests in minimally invasive surgery, namely, hysteroscopic and laparoscopic surgery.

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Fertility North

MEDICAL DIRECTOR

Fertility North Suite 213, Specialist Medical Centre
Joondalup Health Campus
Shenton Avenue, Joondalup
Western Australia 6027
Phone (08) 9301 1075

Dr Vince Chapple

 Dr Vince Chapple

Dr Vincent Chapple

Qualifications Qualifications; MB; BS, FRANZCOG, MRMed

Dr Vincent Chapple is a consultant Gyaecologist and Infertility specialist who has a special interest in the management of endometriosis and advanced, minimally invasive (or laparoscopic) surgery.

Dr Chapple studied medicine at St Bartholomew’s Hospital London and started his Obstetrics and Gynaecology training at St Bartholomew’s and Guys Hospitals before immigrating to Perth, completing his training at King Edward Memorial Hospital in 1996.

He stopped private Obstetric practice to concentrate on the care of infertile couples in 2005 and completed a Masters in Reproductive Medicine through the University of New South Wales in 2008. He has been Medical Director of Fertility North for the past 10 years and works in private practice in Glengarry Private Hospital and Joondalup Health Campus.

He also has an adjunct position as a Clinical Mentor for Notre Dame Medical School students.

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Dr Jay Natalwala

Dr Jay Natalwala


Qualifications MB, BCh (UK)
DRCOG
FRANZCOG
MRepMed

Margo Norman

Dr Margo Norman


Qualifications MB, BS
FRANZCOG
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Dr Sananu Baruah

Dr Santanu Baruah

Qualifications MBBS, MRCOG(UK)
CCT(UK),CGES,
FRANZCOG
Dr Gian Urbani

Dr Gian Urbani

Qualifications MBChB, MMed (O&G)
FRCSC,FACOG,
FRANZCOG
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166-168 Cambridge Street,

Leederville, 6007

Phone (08) 9422 5400

Dr John Yovich

MEDICAL DIRECTOR Dr John Yovich

Qualifications
MBBS, MD, FRCOG, FRANZCOG, CREI

PIVET Medical Director, Dr John Yovich is widely acknowledged for his pioneering work in In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) resulting in Western Australia's first IVF baby delivered in 1982 and the establishment of PIVET Medical Centre.

Dr Yovich and his specialist team have undergone extensive training in the use of keyhole surgery within major infertility clinics both in the United States and United Kingdom. Furthermore, Dr Yovich has been at the forefront of developing advanced laparoscopic techniques.

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Dr Mary Watt

Dr Mary Watt

Qualifications MBChB, MRCOG, FRANZCOG

Dr Mary Watt obtained her medical degree at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland in 1965. Prior to moving to Australia in 1973, Mary worked in the USA, Scotland, & England. Mary specialises in gynaecological and menopausal cases.

Mary has been a part-time consultant at PIVET since May 2004 and spreads her time between her private practice and surgical list and 2 sessions per week at PIVET.

Dr Philip Rowlands

Dr Philip Rowlands

Qualifications MBChB, MRCOG, FRCS (England) BSSCCP, FRANZCOG

Dr Philip Rowlands graduated from Dundee University, Scotland. He completed his higher Specialist Post graduate training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Newcastle-upon-Tyne obtaining Certificate of Completed Specialist Training. Dr Rowlands obtained Membership of The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 1997 and Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in gynaecological surgery in 2000.

He is a certified Colposcopist, obtaining his British Society of Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology accreditation in 2001. In 2007, Dr Rowlands obtained Fellowship of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecology. Dr Philip Rowlands has broad experience in gynaecological pelvic surgery, in particular, with advanced laparoscopic procedures.

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Dr Sunthra Lingam

Dr Sunthra Lingam


Qualifications MBBS, MOG, FRANZCOG

Dr Lingam obtained his medical degree in Malaysia in 1991 & later completed his postgraduate training in Obstetrics & Gynaecology at the National University of Malaysia in 1998. He had previously worked at PIVET in 2005-2006 while undergoing fellowship training in reproductive medicine. Dr Lingam has returned in 2008 to rejoin the PIVET team as a Consultant Gynaecologist. His interests are infertility & reproductive medicine, laparoscopic surgery and ultrasound imaging in gynaecology.

Dr Lingam is currently practicing at our sister clinic Cairns Fertility Centre.

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Dr Peter Richardson

Dr Peter Richardson

Qualifications MBBS, MRCOG, FRCOG, FRANZCOG

Dr Peter Richardson graduated from the University of Western Australia in 1963. He fulfilled Membership of The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists training requirements at the King Edward Memorial Hospital for Women and the Fremantle Hospital in Perth, Western Australia and the Royal Hospital for Women in Sydney, New South Wales.

Dr Richardson then worked in the United Kingdom from 1968 to 1970 as a Senior Registrar at St Luke's Hospital in Guildford and as a locum Consultant to the Welsh Regional Hospital Board. During his time in the UK he was further trained in laparoscopy by Patrick Steptoe in Oldham, and in ultrasound by Ian Donald at the Queen Mother's Hospital in Glasgow.

From 1970 to 1972 Dr Richardson was in private practice in New York, USA as attending Obstetrician and Gynaecologist to St. Joseph's Hospital and Arnott-Ogden Memorial Hospital. 1973 saw him return to Perth and enter into specialist practice with Dr Michael Connaughton.

In 1991 Dr Richardson was elected Chairman of the National Association of Specialist Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and continued with this role until 1995. He was elected National President of the Australian Association of the Ambulatory Vaginal and Incontinence Surgeons (AAVIS) in 1995 continued in this role until 2000. During this time he chaired the 1995 and 1997 National AAVIS scientific meetings (of which the 1997 meeting was a satellite of Royal Australian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Scientific Meeting) at Royal Perth Hospital that were attended by gynaecologists from all over Australia. He has also been a member of the Professional Services Review Panel for the Health Insurance Commission since 1995.

From 1986 to 1991 Dr Richardson held consultant and teaching appointments in obstetrics and gynaecology at Fremantle Hospital alongside working in infertility management, including in vitro fertilisation at PIVET Medical Centre. Until 2008 he had a private consulting practice in high-risk obstetrics and gynaecology with an interest in urogynaecology, hysteroscopy and pelviscopic surgery. In 2007 he re-commenced practice at PIVET in assisted reproductive technology and reproductive endocrinology. Currently Dr Richardson is practicing at PIVET and our sister clinic Cairns Fertility Centre.

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Fertility Specialists South

First Floor 764 Canning Hwy
Applecross WA 6153
Phone (08) 9316 8832
Dr Chris Nichols

Dr Chris Nichols

Qualifications
MBBS FRANZCOG

Dr Chris Nichols is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with extensive experience in the management of fertility.

He is a UWA graduate and practised for many years as a general practitioner before specialising. When not at Fertility Specialists South, he works at SJOG Hospital Murdoch.

He is an examiner with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, director of the Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at SJOG Hospital Murdoch and an adjunct senior lecturer at Notre Dame’s School of Medicine in Fremantle.

Dr Krish Karthigasu

Associate Professor Krish Karthigasu

Qualifications
MBBS FRANZCOG MRCOG

Dr Krish Karthigasu is a Gynaecologist with specialist training and experience in advanced laparoscopic surgery for fertility and endometriosis.

He graduated from UWA, completed his specialist training in Perth, Melbourne and UK, and then underwent post fellowship training in Advanced Endoscopic Surgery with the Sydney Women’s Endosurgery Centre and the Centre for Advanced Reproductive Endosurgery in Sydney. He is currently Consultant Gynaecologist & Gynaecological Laparoscopic Surgeon at KEMH, and Head of Gynaecology Endoscopy at KEMH.

Other appointments include Clinical Senior Lecturer in Gynaecology at UWA. Dr. Karthigasu has now commenced practice at Fertility Specialists South providing assisted reproduction and fertility management and surgery.