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Dr Kirsten Gaerty

MBChB, DipObMG, FRANZCOG, DDU

Special interests

Menstrual problems,Fertility,Complex obstetrics,Preconceptual counselling

About Kirsten Gaerty

Kirsten is a consultant Obstetrician Gynaecologist and has obtained both her Medical degree and a Post-graduate Diploma in Obstetrics and Medical Gynaecology from the University of Otago. Subsequent to these accomplishments she embarked upon her Obstetrics and Gynaecology specialist training and completed this in 2014 upon being awarded her Fellowship (FRANZCOG).

She has a special interest in complex obstetrics and completed an 18 month Fellowship (Mater Mothers Hospital, Brisbane) in Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Whilst in Brisbane Kirsten also completed the highly complementary DDU (a post-graduate Diploma in Diagnostic Ultrasound). 

Kirsten provides care in all aspects of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Obstetric interests and expertise are outlined above and areas of interest in gynaecology include pre-conception counselling, fertility assessment and the management of heavy periods. Kirsten is involved in quality  improvement in her role at the DHB and strives to provide up to date evidence based practice and is a senior Clinical lecturer for the University of Otago. Kirsten works closely with Dr Elaine White in their practice ALL WOMEN obstetrics and gynaecology.

In addition to expert pre-conception advice, ante-natal consultations and a small shared care private Obstetric practice.  Kirsten also offers professional care and services for general gynaecological problems.