Fertility Specialists South have changed their name

We are now Fertility Specialists of WA

Yes, that's right. Fertility Specialists South are now called Fertility Specialists of WA.

Different name, same trusted specialists & teams. Same doctors. Same nurses. Same location.

Fertility Specialists of WA are conveniently located in
Applecross (formerly Fertility Specialists South) and Claremont, WA.

Your fertility specialists

 

Your fertility specialists

Dr Chris Nichols

Dr Nichols is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with extensive experience in the management of fertility. He is an examiner with RANZCOG and an adjunct senior lecturer at Notre Dame’s School of Medicine in Fremantle. His obstetric practice is primarily based at St John of God Murdoch since 1998.

Dr Chris Nichols is the clincial director of Fertility Specialists WA Applecross. With decades of experience, he is highly qualified to help you with fertility treatment, whether the cause is age, ovulation disorders, male factors, or something else entirely.

Special interests

Ovulation induction

Consults at

  • Applecross

Current website

Dr Tamara Hunter

Dr Tamara Hunter is a gynaecologist and Certified Specialist in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (CREI) in Perth.

Before becoming a doctor, Tamara completed an Exercise Science degree in 1996. She worked as an exercise physiologist and corporate health consultant in Sydney. In 2000 she went to medical school to become a doctor. She returned to Perth in 2004, and received 2 academic prizes for her work in pre-term birth and in vitro maturation.

Dr Tamara Hunter is the only female fertility specialist in WA with a subspecialty training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (CREI certified).

Special interests

IVF
PCOS
Fertility preservation

Consults at

  • Claremont
  • Applecross

Other

Current website

Assoc Prof Krish Karthigasu

Assoc Prof Karthigasu is a gynaecologist with specialist training and experience in advanced laparoscopic surgery for fertility and endometriosis. He is currently Consultant Gynaecologist & Gynaecological Laparoscopic Surgeon at KEMH, Head of Gynaecology Endoscopy at KEMH and Clinical Senior Lecturer in Gynaecology at UWA.

Consults at

  • Applecross

Special interests

IVF

Your endocrinologist

Dr Ashley Makepeace

Dr Makepeace is an Endocrinologist, who trained locally and in Oxford, UK. She works in Endocrinology in Fiona Stanley and Fremantle Hospitals and privately.

Areas of interest include endocrine causes of infertility, polycystic ovarian syndrome, women’s health and type 1 diabetes. 

Dr Makepeace is also a guest lecturer at Notre Dame University, Fremantle.

Special interests

PCOS

Consults at

  • Applecross

Prof Roger Hart

Medical director

Professor Hart is the Medical Director of Fertility Specialists of Western Australia and Professor of Reproductive Medicine, and Deputy Head, of the Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, at the University of Western Australia. He is a recognised international leader in the field of infertility, with particular interests in the polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), IVF and the medical management of male infertility. Professor Hart has a strong international research profile in the field of infertility, and has published almost 200 papers in the field of infertility and reproductive medicine.

Prof Roger Hart is CREI certified.

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Special interests

IVF
PCOS
Male infertility

Consults at

  • Claremont

Other

Current website

Dr Richard Murphy

Dr Richard Murphy graduated from The University of Western Australia and undertook training as a rural procedural General Practitioner with interests in anaesthetics, paediatrics and obstetrics. After working in Somerset, Kalgoorlie and Perth he completed specialist obstetrics and gynaecology training in Western Australia, based at King Edward Memorial Hospital. This included a Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine, based at Fertility Specialists WA.

His interests cover the spectrum of reproductive care, from preconception counselling, sub fertility, miscarriage and perinatal loss through to antenatal care, delivery and postnatal care. Gynaecological interests include complex hysteroscopic surgery, colposcopy and laparoscopy.

Dr Murphy’s obstetric practice is based at St John of God Subiaco Hospital, where the facilities enable him to practice at the highest level. As a sessional consultant at King Edward Memorial Hospital and OPH, he can provide continuing care to very preterm pregnancies if required.

Special interests

IVF

Consults at

  • Applecross

Current website

Dr Wei-Ying Chua

Dr Wei-Ying Chua is a an obstetrician and gynaecologist at St John of God (Subiaco and Murdoch) Hospitals. Dr Chua is a University of Western Australia graduate.

She underwent specialist obstetrics and gynaecology training in New South Wales and Western Australia. She completed her Masters in Reproductive Medicine at the University of New South Wales. Dr Chua undertook a postgraduate fertility training fellowship at Fertility Specialists of Western Australia and King Edward Memorial Hospital.

She has a particular interest in fertility preservation, polycystic ovarian syndrome and gynaecological surgery.

Dr Chua also consults in Mandarin.

Special interests

PCOS
Fertility preservation

Consults at

  • Applecross

Current website

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