Gynaecologists for North lakes and Brisbane Surrounds
Specialist health care professionals caring for our community
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Our Specialist Gynaecologists
Dr Lata Sharma
Dr Sharma has over 25 years of experience in Obstetrics & Gynecology having workedin district and in tertiary hospitals, both overseas and in Australia. Dr Sharma obtained her FRANZCOG in 2000. In addition to being a full time clinician Dr Sharma has been actively involved in teaching & training IMG’s, GP Diploma Obstetrics Trainees, RANZCOG Specialist Trainees.
- RANZCOG certified Colposcopist.
- Certified in Family Planning & Sexual Health by Council of Family Planning Australia
- Diplomat in Occupational Health & Saftey by Institute of Occupatinal Health, Adelaide
- Board of Examiners of AMC and RANZCOG
- Justice of the Peace, Queensland
Areas of Special Interest:
- Management of Menstrual Disorders
- Management of Chronic Pelvic Pain
- Management of Abnormal Pap Smears
- Management of Urinary Incontinence
- Management of Infertility
- Laparoscopic & Hysteroscopic Surgery
- General Gynecological Surgery
Member of Professional Organizations:
- Royal Australian &New Zealand College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (RANZCOG)
- American College of Laparoscopic Surgeons (AAGL)
- Fertility Society Australia
Dr Sonia Anwar
Dr Sonia Anwar is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. Dr Anwar is pleased to provide gynaecology services for women in all areas with special interest in endometriosis, infertility and management of pelvic organ prolapse. Dr Anwar is a highly skilled and competent physician, offering over 8 years of experience in all aspects of women’s health.
She underwent early medical education at a premier Institute in Pakistan. After arriving in Australia in 2008 she has worked at multiple tertiary institutes in Sydney and Newcastle which gave her a wide scope of experience and knowledge. Dr Anwar completed her specialist qualification with the Royal Australian College of the Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in Queensland. She underwent training at Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Bundaberg Base Hospital and Redcliffe Hospital. She is currently working as a specialist at Redcliffe Hospital. Dr Anwar has special interest in reproductive health and completed a Post Graduate degree in Reproductive Medicine from UNSW.
Sonia is passionate about women’s health. She believes in good communication and to provide best possible evidence base care for her patients. As a woman she understands their needs, privacy and expectations. She is experienced, knowledgeable and very capable with wide scope of experience working with women of diverse cultural backgrounds. She canfluently speak Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi. Outside of work Sonia love spending time with her young family, gardening and long walks.
Areas of Expertise and interests:
- General Gynaecology
- Abnormal periods
- IUD Insertion
- Cervical screening and Colposcopy
- Pelvic Organ Prolapse
- Laparoscopic surgery
- Hysteroscopic surgery
What is a Specialist Gynaecologists?
A gynaecologist is a specialist practicing in the health of the female reproductive system: the vagina, uterus and ovaries. The name comes from the Greek and means the ‘science of women’.
Almost every modern gynaecologist is also an obstetrician, meaning that for many women, establishing a medical relationship with a trusted gynaecologist will also ensure that they will be available when the woman decides to give birth and be able to monitor the woman throughout the gestation period as well as deliver the infant.
Gynaecologists these day are usually also trained in surgery. This means that they may employ either medical or surgical means to treat a specific gynaecological problem. Surgery is the main practice of modern gynaecological therapy.
Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG)
RANZCOG is affiliated with the Australian Government Department of Health and is the regulatory body for gynaecologists and obstetricians in Australia. They conduct training programmes and accreditation services.
Their mission is to provide the most up to date and modern training in gynaecological and obstetric services in Australia and ensure the health and well-being of all Australian women. They also provide health services to Australian women directly.