Fertility Specialist Dr Caron Forde

Locations

Remote consultation offered

Full Service Clinics

Patient Consult Only

Dr Caron Forde

Qualifications: BMBS FRCOG (Lond) FRANZCOG FRACOG

Also practices general Gynaecology

Dr Caron Forde completed her undergraduate training at Flinders University in Adelaide. Encouraged to study areas of personal interest; Dr Forde became involved in the IVF unit, in particular, laboratory based research. This experience led Dr Forde to develop her career in obstetrics and gynaecology.

After completing the Australian postgraduate qualification for Obstetrics and Gynaecology – F.R.A.C.O.G, Dr Forde worked overseas in Ireland and England, and then completed the English postgraduate qualification for Obstetrics and Gynaecology – F.R.C.O.G.

On returning to Australia, Dr Forde settled in Brisbane working in both private and public practice and is currently the Director of Gynaecology at St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital. In addition, Dr Forde is Examiner for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology as well as the Australian Medical Council.

As part of her public work Dr Forde spent 15 years as Gynaecologist at the Aboriginal health clinic in Woolloongabba and more recently 2 years at Galangoor Duwulami in Hervey Bay.

Dr Forde was the official Gynaecologist for the International Olympic and Paralympic Committees for the Winter Olympics in 2010.

Since 2012, Dr Forde has been involved in the establishment of the Pelvic Medicine Centre which utilises a multidisciplinary approach to pelvic floor problems. Her current private practice encompass the full range of gynaecological practice including minimal invasive and complex laparoscopic surgery, laser surgery, complex pelvic floor surgery, endometriosis, polycystic ovarian syndrome and infertility.

Dr Forde has been involved with infertility and IVF since the commencement of her career and has recently joined Monash IVF to be part of a committed team using ethical research based information to achieve the best outcomes for patients.