In his Obstetric practice, Andrew values choice and autonomy for each patient. Whether the request is for a full submersion waterbirth or an elective caesarean section, a mother’s choice matters. Andrew believes communication and up to date evidence-based information are key.
In his Gynaecology practice, Andrew offers care for varying issues, including menstrual irregularities, cervical screening, minimally invasive surgeries, subfertility, prolapse, menopause and other gynaecology issues.
Andrew has a particular interest in Laser Therapy as a treatment for Atrophic Vaginitis. This condition is more common in women who are Menopausal and women who have received treatment for Breast Cancer. Andrew is involved in ongoing research regarding Laser Therapy.
The emotional and social well-being of patients is important to Andrew, especially through the considerable life change of having a baby. He is involved in research projects regarding this.
Andrew assists with the training of medical students, midwifery students, and Obstetric & Gynaecology registrars in his own rooms and in an operating theatre. Andrew has held positions of leadership in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Sydney Adventist Hospital and in the Northern Sydney Obstetrics Society.
Jenny is the professional, efficient and cheerful person taking care of the administration. When you phone the office, you may also be greeted by Gayna, who assists in the office on a casual basis.
Jenny and Gayna assist with scheduling appointments, Medicare and Health Fund Information, as well as bookings for admission to hospital. Their challenge is adapting their work around the unpredictable nature of newborn deliveries!
Rhonda is the midwife and nurse in the practice, bringing many years of experience to the care of obstetric and gynaecology patients. She is an enormously beneficial resource available to Obstetric patients, by meeting with each one during their pregnancy and providing phone support before the 6 week check (after baby is born). Rhonda also assists with small gynaecological procedures and Laser Therapy in the rooms.
We have good working relationships with professionals in the areas of Dietetics, Physiotherapy, Psychology and Lactation, and are happy to make referrals as needed.