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The World Health Organisation predicts that infertility will be the third most serious health condition in the 21st Century
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MBBS (Hons), AMP (Harvard), FRANZCOG, CREI
1300 307 166
Reproductive MicrosurgeryVasectomy ReversalTubal Ligation ReversalMale Infertility
Dr Robert Woolcott is one of Australia’s most experienced fertility specialists. He is the nation's leading reproductive microsurgeon and has particular expertise in male infertility with an extensive experience of both genetic causes and microsurgical treatments. He has performed over 5,000 microsurgical vasectomy reversal and tubal ligation reversal operations – more than any other specialist currently practising in Australia. During his career he has performed over 8,000 IVF procedures.
Robert is a Director of Genea, the Chief Medical Officer of Genea Biomedx and is Medical Director of Genea’s Newcastle and New Zealand clinics. He has previously managed Genea’s reproductive genetics laboratories. Robert graduated in Medicine and Surgery with honours in 1981, qualified as a specialist in 1990 and certified as a sub-specialist in reproductive endocrinology and infertility (CREI) in 1995.
Early in his career, Robert was awarded both the Chris Hudson Fellowship and Brown-Craig Travelling Fellowship and undertook post-graduate studies at two of America’s most prestigious universities – Harvard and Yale.
He is the principal author of numerous peer-reviewed medical journal publications and is a referee for the leading international journals in the area of fertility and human reproduction. His research interests are the causes of male infertility, fallopian tube dysfunction and mechanisms of microsurgical repair.
Robert regularly performs large numbers of vasectomy reversal procedures at Genea in Sydney. He also operates in Perth and Newcastle. It is only by continually undertaking vasectomy reversal operations that is it possible to obtain consistently high success rates and the results from his vasectomy reversal operations are exceptional. For comprehensive information on vasectomy reversal visit his website www.vasectomyreversalaustralia.com.au.
Robert has been performing microsurgical tubal ligation reversal procedures for over 25 years. For detailed information on tubal ligation reversal visit www.tubalreversal.com.au.
Robert’s office is situated within Genea’s Sydney clinic at:
Level 2, 321 Kent Street
Sydney NSW 2000
T: 1300 307 166 (local call Australia wide)
He also consults at Genea Newcastle.