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A/Prof Peter Illingworth

A/Prof Peter Illingworth


With more than 20 years’ experience in assisted reproduction, Associate Professor Peter Illingworth is an expert infertility specialist. His special interests are reproductive endocrinology and female fertility disorders.

Peter trained in the UK, completing a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery and a Doctorate of Medicine with honours in Dundee, Scotland.

Following obstetric and gynaecology training, he joined the UK Medical Research Council Reproductive Science Unit in Edinburgh as a medical research scientist. After moving to Australia in 1996, Peter sub-specialised in reproductive endocrinology and worked at Westmead Hospital for ten years. He also has an accredited sub-specialty in infertility.

Peter is internationally recognised in the field of reproductive medicine, having published more than 70 research papers and book chapters. He also provides regular media comments and has served on several senior committees for the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council.

Peter is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, and London‚Äôs Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.  He is also a Royal College examiner in the Certificate of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Peter has just completed a four-year term as President of the Fertility Society of Australia. 

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