Speciality

Subspeciality

  • Gynaecology

Areas of interest

Endometriosis, Fertility management, Pelvic pain, Advanced laparoscopic surgery, Fibroids

About

After graduating from Monash University, Dr Catarina Ang completed her basic medical training at Monash Health before travelling overseas to train in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery as the recipient of a number of national scholarships. Catarina held the role of Clinical Research Fellow at John Radcliffe Hospital at Oxford followed by a Fellowship at the renowned Laparoscopic Centre of excellence in Clermont Ferrand, France. She has been Head of the Gynaecology 1 Unit at the Royal Women's Hospital since 2009, and was the first female surgeon to use robotic surgery technology in Australia in 2012. She holds a Master of Reproductive Medicine, Diplomas in Epidemiology and Surgical Education and a Master of Business Administration. Catarina is Director of the AGES endoscopic program as well as teaching and directing clinical research at Melbourne University. Catarina's areas of special interest are endometriosis, complex fibroid disease, pelvic pain and infertility. She is affiliated with the St Kilda City Fertility Clinic which caters to all lifestyles and fertility needs including sperm and egg donor and recipient programs.

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Migynae

339 Glenferrie Road
Malvern Victoria 3144

Consulting Location

Migynae

6 Treadwell Road
Essendon North Vic 3041

Epworth locations

Hospital

Epworth Freemasons Victoria Parade

Hospital

Epworth Freemasons Albert Street

Qualifications

  • MBBS Monash University 1996
  • DSRH (RCOG)
  • FRANZCOG
  • Dip Epid (LSHTM)
  • DUE (France)
  • MBA

Education and training

  • Senior Executive Masters of Business Administration (SEMBA) (University of Melbourne)
  • Graduate Diploma in Surgical Education (University of Melbourne)
  • Master of Reproductive Medicine (University of New South Wales) including Ethics & Law in Medicine, Health Leadership & Workforce Management
  • Diploma of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health (RCOG, UK)
  • Bachelor of Science (Monash University)

Research

  • Effect of Trendelenberg on cognition in gynaecological patients
  • Laparoscopy

Professional Associations

  • RANZCOG NASOG
  • ACTES
  • ISGE
  • AAGL
  • AMA
  • Pelvic Pain Foundation of Australia

Public Appointments

  • Royal Women's Hospital