Dr Shih-Ern Yao is delighted to introduce himself a new gynaecological oncologist at Epworth dedicated to the care of women through excellence, empathy and empowerment. He has had extensive training at integrated cancer centres in Melbourne, Brisbane and London and is particularly passionate about the treatment of gynaecological malignancies through advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgical techniques. He also has interests in surgical education, the prevention of gynaecological cancers in high risk patient groups and the management of gynaecological dysplasia.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Freemasons Albert Street

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Consulting Suites 490 South Rd
Moorabbin VIC 3189

Consulting Location

Suite 48 181-183 Wattletree Road
Malvern VIC 3144

Special interests

  • Gynaecological Oncology
  • Dysplasia

Education and training

  • Adjunct Senior Lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Monash University
  • Examiner - Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences,, Monash University
  • Fellow education session coordinator - ASGO


  • MBBS (Hons)
  • GradCertPallCare
  • CGO

Professional Associations

  • ASGO
  • ESGO
  • SGO
All our obstetricians are specialists, supported by experienced midwives. Epworth also treats a wide spectrum of gynaecological conditions.