Dr Vanessa Tatham is a Specialist Gynaecologist and Fertility Doctor. She was born and raised in the Illawarra and is committed to providing patients with individualised, sensitive, evidenced-based care.
Dr Tatham offers fertility and gynaecological consulting and surgical services ranging from minimally invasive (keyhole) laparoscopic to advanced hysteroscopic procedures. She firmly believes understanding and choice are paramount to helping address patient concerns.
Dr Tatham studied Medicine at Wollongong University, attaining honours recognition, and was awarded entry into the Golden Key Honour Society. She completed her fellowship training in obstetrics and gynaecology through the Hunter New England Network before returning home to Wollongong.
Completing training locally has enabled Dr Tatham to forge strong local relationships with allied health services, allowing her to create individualised and holistic approaches to care.
After attaining specialist fellowship Dr Tatham completed a further year of training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital as a fellow in the RPA Fertility unit. She is a credited colposcopist and offers consultation to surgical management.
Dr Tatham has Visiting Medical Officer appointments at Wollongong Day Surgery and Wollongong Private Hospital. She also has an appointment as a Staff Specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital. Her role as a training supervisor and mentor for junior doctors challenges Dr Tatham to practice the most up-to-date care.
General or unexplained infertility, Second opinions, Fertility preservation, Egg freezing, PGD/PGS (Genetics), Miscarriage management, Recurrent IVF failure, Ovulation disorders / PCOS, Premature ovarian failure, Endoscopic fertility surgeries, Endometriosis including advanced laparoscopic surgery to level 3 endoscopic, Oncofertility, Egg and/or sperm donation, Preconception medicine, General gynaecology, Menopause management
- BMed (Hon), MBBS, FRANZCOG