Dr Christopher Smith
MBBS (Hons), BAAppSc, DRANZCOG, FRANZCOGVisit specialist website
- Maternity (Obstetrics)
Areas of Interest
- Low / high risk obstetrics
- Minimally invasive surgery
- Ovarian cysts
- Pelvic floor dysfunction
Mater Hospital, North Sydney, NSW
Dr Chris Smith is an experienced obstetrician and gynaecologist. He specialises in high-risk pregnancies and has a particular interest in treating conditions that affect women’s reproductive health.Dr Chris Smith has considerable expertise in both obstetrics and gynaecology with a particular interest in abnormal pap smears, menstrual dysfunction, endometriosis, fibroids, menopausal symptons, prolapse and polycysctic ovarian syndrome. He specialises in women’s health and has advanced training in minimally invasive surgical techniques for the treatment of infertility, endometriosis, pelvic floor dysfunction, and urinary incontinence. Chris also has a strong interest in benign gynaecology including the management of abnormal pap smears.
Fully qualified in endoscopic surgery, he has advanced skills in the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques for the treatment of infertility, endometriosis, pelvic floor dysfunction and incontinence. Chris recently obtained accreditation in robotic surgery through the Global Robotics Institute (Florida, USA) and is able to use this advanced technology to perform complex hysterectomy, myomectomy (removal of fibroids), excision of endometriosis, and pelvic floor reconstruction.
He graduated from the University of Sydney and was awarded the Joint Sidney Clipsham Memorial and William Henry and Eliza Alice Sharp Prize in Surgery, as well as the Royal North Shore Medical Staff Council Award for Excellence in Clinical Medicine. He completed his specialist training in obstetrics and gynaecology at Royal North Shore Hospital before undertaking a 2 year fellowship in gynaecological endoscopy at the Sydney West Advanced Pelvic Surgery (SWAPS) Unit.
Chris is an adjunct lecturer at Notre Dame University and conjoint lecturer at the University of Western Sydney as well as on the RANZCOG Board of Examiners. He remains heavily involved in clinical research and teaching.