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Mr Simon McDowell


Special interests

Endometriosis,Fertility,Hysterectomy,Laparoscopic Surgery (Gynae),Menstrual problems,Colposcopy

Simon also has special interests in pelvic pain, ovarian cysts and fibroids.

Specialist training

Fellowships in Advanced Laparoscopic surgery and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (Brisbane). General Obstetrics and Gynaecology training (lower North Island). Primary medical degree (University of Otago). AGES accredited fellowship in advanced laparoscopic surgery. Subspecialty qualification in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility (CREI).

About Simon McDowell

Gynaecology, advanced laparoscopic surgery, infertility, reproductive endocrinology.

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Simon is uniquely qualified. He is one of the first surgeons in New Zealand to complete an AGES fellowship in advanced laparoscopic surgery. This two year training program was completed in Brisbane, Australia, and focused on the minimally invasive management of endometriosis, hysterectomy, fibroids and ovarian cysts.

Simon is also one of a handful of practitioners in New Zealand who is a formally qualified fertility sub-specialist (CREI). Simon primarily focuses on gynaecology at his Wakefield Clinic and manages patients with fertility issues through his rooms at Fertility Associates.

Simon holds a public role at Wellington Women's Hospital and is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Otago. He is dedicated to teaching both medical students and registrars. Simon is widely published in medical journals and has ongoing research projects.

Finally Simon is a honest and caring doctor who prides himself on working hard for his patients and achieving the best possible outcome.