FRANZCOG, PGDipOMG, MBChB, MSc (Distinction)
Kate graduated in Medicine from the University of Otago and did her specialist training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Prior to medicine she taught at the University of Otago for 8 years. She has done a Masters in Physiology, which had a focus on Reproductive Endocrinology. She is involved in all aspects of fertility care, but has a special interest in the management of recurrent miscarriage, high risk pregnancies, endometriosis, uterine fibroids and advanced laparoscopic surgery. She is dedicated to helping those with fertility issues and finding an optimal management plan. Her ability to easily build rapport means that she can support couples in what is often a difficult and challenging time.
Kate is consulting at Fertility Associates Dunedin and undertakes her private Obstetrics and Gynaecology practice out of their facilities. She also practices as a Obstetrician / Gynaecologist in the public sector at Dunedin Hospital.
She does outreach clinics in the wider Otago region and performs private Gynaecological surgery at the Mercy Hospital in Dunedin.
In her spare time Kate enjoys running, biking and skiing in New Zealand’s beautiful outdoors.
Clinics: Dunedin, Invercargill, Cromwell, Queenstown
MSc (Distinction), MBChB, PGCertWHlth, DCH, FRNZCGP, MRMed (Excellence)
Born in Southland, Laura moved to Dunedin to study and eventually made the lovely city her home. She did her specialist training in General Practice but spent several years doing hospital medicine gaining experience in a variety of fields including but not limited to: Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Rehabilitation Medicine, Paediatrics, and Emergency Medicine.
In addition to her medical degree, she holds a Bachelor and Master of Science in Pharmacology, Postgraduate Certificate in Women’s Health, Postgraduate Diploma in Child Health, and most recently Master of Reproductive Medicine.
She loves helping patients on their fertility journey and particularly enjoys the long-term relationships that develop and the holistic approach she can offer. When not doctoring, she likes to spend time with family while getting out to explore some of all the great things the Otago and Southland region has to offer.
Clinic Manager for FAC & FAD
Anna Osborn has been appointed to the FAC and FAD Clinic Manager role.
Anna attained her Masters's in Embryology from Monash University after completing her Bachelor of Science at Otago University. She began her Embryology career at Monash IVF as an Embryologist, then moved to Christchurch in 2010 where she worked as a Clinical Embryologist, Team Leader, and now Clinic Manager for the South Island.
Anna enjoys being part of a patient's journey to achieve their dream of creating a family.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, exercising in Hagley Park, supporting the Crusaders, and a bit of knitting.
Clinics: Christchurch, Dunedin