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Supporting Women’s Health at Ormiston

Ormiston Hospital and Ormiston Specialist Centre are committed to delivering high standards of practice in women’s health. This includes expanding our range of skills within gynaecology with the addition of our newest Consultant Gynaecologist, Dr Katherine Sowden. Consulting from Ormiston Specialist Centre and performing procedures at Ormiston Hospital.

Dr Katherine Sowden

Katherine Sowden is a highly respected professional in her field and currently leads the gynaecology services for Counties Manukau Health. Katherine has been a Consultant Gynaecologist at Counties Manukau Health since 2004 and was appointed Clinical Lead for Gynaecology in 2014. She is also currently the departmental lead for non-tertiary gynaecological oncology where she is particularly interested in the management of premalignant gynaecological conditions.

A fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (FRANZCOG) Katherine is a thought leader within her specialty. Katherine also enjoys the practical teaching of specialist RANZGOG trainees and is involved in oversight of guideline development and implementation. This keeps Katherine informed and she is able to make a valuable contribution to excellence in women’s health – maintaining the highest standards of healthcare.

Katherine provides a wide range of general gynaecology services including colposcopy, vulvoscopy, hysteroscopy, laparoscopy and open gynaecological surgery. Her skills and experience mean patients have access to the country’s leading expert working out of Ormiston Specialist Centre.

Ormiston Specialist Centre is located on the ground floor of the Ormiston Hospital complex. Katherine will be performing both her consultations and procedures on site. The Ormiston service is highly convenient for patients, as everything is in one location, their initial consult, surgery, and includes any x-rays or pharmaceutical requirements.

Katherine is married with three teenage daughters and is passionate about the provision of patient-centred excellence in Women’s Health. She is also a member of the Australian Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP).

We are pleased to have Katherine join the team, ask to be referred to Katherine in 2020.

For consultations please contact:

Ormiston Specialist Centre
Ground Floor,
125 Ormiston Road
Flat Bush
Ph: (09) 2713305 Fax: (09) 2770769