Dr Simon McDowell

Medical Director, Wellington


Caring and experienced, Simon takes pride in every aspect of patient care. He has a passion for trying to find what the problem is, and works with his patients to determine what course of treatment will best suit their needs. His care focuses on preserving a woman’s fertility when gynaecological disorders such as endometriosis and fibroids are impacting.

Patient communications is a strength of Simon’s, when fertility treatment can appear complex, he takes the time to ensure his patients understand what to expect, every step of the way.

Simon has a special interest in the laparoscopic management of menstrual disorders, female infertility, and pelvic pain including endometriosis.

Simon has trained extensively in New Zealand and Australia.  He holds a Certificate in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, the highest qualification for Fertility Specialists in Australia and New Zealand.  He has also completed an AGES fellowship in advanced laparoscopic surgery, with a focus on surgical management of endometriosis and infertility.

Simon sees fertility and gynaecology patients at our Wellington clinic.  He also works Wellington Public Hospital and is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Otago.

Simon has 2 young children and enjoys the outdoor lifestyle Wellington offers.

Clinics: Wellington, Gisborne