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Biography

Dr Michael Burling is a surgeon at the Westmead Public, Westmead Private and Norwest Private Hospital specialising in the treatment of gynaecological cancers. This includes cancers of the ovary, uterus, cervix, vulva, and vagina.  

He is a qualified Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG). Michael is also a Certified Gynaecological Oncologist (CGO).

He holds a research fellowship at the National Health Medical Research Council’s (NHMRC) Clinical Trial Centre at the University of Sydney, where he is involved in trials on gynaecological malignancies.

Special Areas of Expertise:

  • Colposcopy for management of abnormal cervical screening tests and pre-invasive disease.

  • Minimally invasive (laparoscopic) surgery for both benign gynaecological conditions (such as fibroids and ovarian masses) and gynaecological cancers.

  • Open surgery for gynaecological cancers and other complex pelvic surgery. 

Education & Training

2001-2006

Bachelor of Human Biology, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery.
University of Auckland

2010-2011

Diploma of Obstetrics and Medical Gynaecology.
University of Auckland

2011-2016

FRANZCOG Obstetrics and Gynaecology Training

New Zealand

2017-2020

Gynaecological Oncology Fellowship,
Chris O'Brien Lifehouse and Westmead Public Hospital

Certifications

- 2020 -

Certificate of Gynaecological Oncology

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

- 2016 -

Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists