Clinical Professor Thierry Vancaillie, Gynaecologist and Pelvic Pain specialist:
Having graduated from the Katholieke Universiteit in Leuven, Belgium in 1980, Dr Thierry Vancaillie completed his O&G residency training in Bremen, Germany in 1985. Thereafter, he served on the faculty of the Department of Ob/Gyn at the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas. In 1997, he joined the Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. He is currently Clinical Professor in Gynaecology of the University of New South Wales and staff specialist at the Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney. He is also a founding director of the Women’s Health and Research Institute of Australia.
Dr. Vancaillie actively participated in the development of endometrial ablation techniques and minimally invasive incontinence procedures. He is internationally renowned for his development of principles of surgery and instrumentation in both hysteroscopic and laparoscopic surgery. Notably, his work with the physics and application of electrosurgery in both of these surgical approaches has been a benchmark by which surgical standards have been set internationally.
Dr. Vancaillie is a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology(FRANZCOG), as well as fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine (FFPMANZCA)
His main interests are in advanced surgical and medical technology to improve the care of patients with benign gynaecological conditions such as abnormal uterine bleeding, chronic pelvic and perineal pain and pelvic floor relaxation.
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