Dr. James Orford, IVF Medical Director Sunshine Coast, Obstetrician-Gynaecologist
A medical graduate of the University of Queensland, James has worked as an IVF fertility specialist since 2000 and is well known on the Sunshine Coast, having completed specialist training at Nambour General Hospital.
In 2007, after working with an IVF clinic on the Sunshine Coast he set up Fertility Solutions Sunshine Coast wanting to make a difference for his patients.
Dr. James Orford currently holds the position of Fertility Solutions Medical Director. James specialises in laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery and endometriosis. He has spent more than 15 years developing this surgical skill which can increase a woman’s fertility. He also teaches trainee specialists and invites specialists throughout Australia to attend his theatre sessions to learn innovative new techniques.
Visit Dr. Orford’s Website for more information: www.drjamesorford.com.au.
Dr. George Bogiatzis, Fertility IVF Specialist Sunshine Coast, Obstetrician Gynaecologist
George, a Queenslander through and through, is a well established Obstetrician, Gynaecologist and Fertility Specialist on the Sunshine Coast. He completed his studies at the University of Queensland in 1990 and trained at hospitals in Brisbane, Nambour and in the UK. George has been in private practice for over 8 years.In 2007, after working with an IVF clinic on the Sunshine Coast he set up Fertility Solutions Sunshine Coast wanting to make a difference for his patients.
His special interests are infertility, PCO management, pelvic floor and ultrasound.
Visit Dr. Bogiatzis’ website for more information: www.georgebogiatzis.com.au.
Dr. Kirsten Morrow, Fertility Solutions IVF Specialist Sunshine Coast, Obstetrician-Gynaecologist
In 2009 Fertility Solutions announced the addition of Obstetrician/Gynaecologist Dr Kirsten Morrow to our team of fertility specialists. Kirsten trained locally in Queensland. She completed part of her training at Nambour General Hospital, where she is well respected for her time as a Senior Registrar. Offering a full range of services including Infertility, Gynaecology, Obstetrics, Colposcopy and Laparoscopic Surgery.
Kirsten understands that fertility treatment is a very personal issue and listens to your questions and concerns, working together with you to achieve your desire for a family.
If you would like to arrange an appointment with Dr Kirsten Morrow, she can be contacted using the details below:
Dr. Nerida Flannery, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
Nerida is a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and was awarded a Masters of Reproductive Medicine from the University of New South Wales in 2015 and is thought to be the only local Fertility Specialist working on the Sunshine Coast with this qualification. She has a special fertility interest in recurrent miscarriage and implantation failure.
Prior to setting up her private practice, Nerida worked as a senior registrar in obstetrics and gynaecology (O&G) at Redcliffe Hospital, following similar senior O&G roles at the Sunshine Coast Private Hospital and Nambour General Hospital. She also spent a year as an O&G registrar at Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, where she was able to gain experience in high-risk obstetric medicine, as well as urogynaecology, adolescent gynaecology and gynae-oncology.
Nerida brings passion and enthusiasm to her practice. Her experience both as a clinician and a mother of two small children means she is well qualified to offer high quality service and genuine empathy to new families and parents-to-be. Her ability to put her patients at ease through open, clear communication and candid information helps women understand and actively participate in their health and well-being.
Nerida has extensive clinical practice with emergency and elective gynaecological surgery and care of inpatient and outpatient obstetric and gynaecological patients.
During the formative years of her career, Nerida decided to specialise in obstetrics and gynaecology. Raised in Mt Isa, she won a Queensland Health Rural Scholarship to assist with her studies and completed her Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Medicine/Surgery at the University of Queensland in Brisbane in 2002. A strong interest in infertility and reproductive medicine led to her pursuing and attaining her masters degree in recent years.
Nerida has lived, studied and worked on the Sunshine Coast over the past decade. She loves her work and is committed to providing high quality and empathic care for all women, and their families, throughout all the phases of life.
Nerida will be practicing out of Suite 22, Building B, Nucleus Medical Suites, Elsa Wilson Drive, Buderim. Appointments can be made from 20th April 2015 by phoning 07 5452 5415.
Nerida also plans to consult in Bundaberg and Kingaroy in the near future.
For more information visit www.drneridaflannery.com.au.
Dr. Kelvin Larwood, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
Kelvin is a long term Sunshine Coast resident and is looking forward to continuing to work on the coast as a specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist.
His specialties include laparoscopic surgery, male and general infertility.
Dr. Julienne Wickham, Specialist Gynaecologist, Bundaberg
Julienne is a local Queenslander having been born and raised in Mt Isa, before relocating to Brisbane for secondary schooling and tertiary education. In 2003, she graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Queensland.
She spent the initial years after graduation working in many different areas of medicine before discovering her passion for women’s health.
Julienne has trained at both of Queensland’s tertiary women’s hospitals (The Royal Brisbane and Womens Hospital and Mater Mothers Hospital) spending a total of 4 years at these centres. Further experience in general gynaecology and obstetrics was gained at Bundaberg and Redcliffe Hospitals.
She first came to Bundaberg in 2010 where the community warmly welcomed her. Her youngest child was also born during this time and over the next few years Bundaberg became home.
During the last year and a half at the Mater Mothers Hospital in Brisbane, Julienne held the position of Senior Registrar in Gynaecology with an interest in laparoscopic surgery – particularly endometriosis. This hospital also has the busiest maternity unit in the Southern Hemisphere and she progressed to being acting “consultant on call” (Senior Doctor) for mothers in the Birth Suite. This provided her with excellent experience in managing complex pregnancies and high risk deliveries, as well as responding to emergency situations.
The last 8 years have seen Julienne, her husband, and two children relocate many times, and they are now looking forward to resettling on the Coral Coast!
For more information visit https://www.thewomensplace.com.au/about/.
Dr. Harrie Swanepoel, Gynaecologist Specialist
Bio coming soon.