Speciality

Subspeciality

  • Gynaecology
  • Obstetrics

Areas of interest

Endometriosis, Pelvic pain

About

Sam's clinical interests include pelvic pain, endometriosis, management of benign pelvic masses and heavy menstrual bleeding. She is an accredited AGES Level 6 Laparoscopic Surgeon. Sam finds joy in providing patient-focused and evidence-based care to women with a range of gynaecological concerns. She endeavours to be a kind and thorough doctor, maintaining a calm and personal atmosphere. Sam is an active clinical researcher, with interests in pelvic pain and endometriosis, hysteroscopic techniques and surgical education. Sam is involved with a team recently awarded a substantial MRFF grant to support research into the diagnosis and management of endometriosis. Sam is also responsible for tutorship and mentoring of several candidates pursuing the Certificate and Diploma of Womens' Health. Sam was awarded the Inaugural AGES/Hologic Travelling Fellowship for Hysteroscopic surgery in 2020. She plans to travel to the Netherlands to observe certain surgical techniques, and establish the foundations for a multinational research stud. When not working, Sam enjoys being outside in the sunshine with her husband, son and dog (Mr Pinot). She is an avid cyclist, and has tackled several of Europe's biggest climbs, enjoying a well-earned ice-cream or two after the descent.

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Freemasons Victoria Parade

Hospital

Epworth Freemasons Albert Street

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

North Eastern Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Private Consulting Suites, Level 6
163 Studley Road
Heidelberg VIC 3084

Education and training

  • CWH and DRANZCOG supervisor, MHW
  • MDRP Co-Supervisor, UniMelb
  • Tutor, UniMelb

Research

  • Endometriosis: improvements in diagnosis and management
  • Pelvic pain: longitudinal outcomes, novel therapies
  • Surgical education: integration of simulation technology
  • Adenomyosis: improvements in diagnostics

Qualifications

  • MBBS(Hons)
  • MRepMed
  • FRANZCOG

Professional Associations

  • AMA
  • AGES