Neil Johnson (gynaecologist)


Professor Neil Johnson
Neil Johnson

MB BS (1988 Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK); MRCGP (1994 UK) FRANZCOG (1997); FRCOG (London); CREI (2003); MD (Auckland 2009)
• Gynaecology
• Infertility
• Endometriosis
• Menstrual Disorders
• Colposcopy
• Laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery

Areas of Specialisation
Special interest in minimally invasive surgery and special interest/subspecialisation in fertility.

Specialist Training
Neil trained in the United Kingdom and New Zealand, having graduated medicine from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. He is accredited as a Subspecialist in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility.
He is now involved with training and examining other fertility subspecialists throughout Australia and New Zealand.
With a national and international reputation as a leader in gynaecology and fertility clinical research, Neil inaugurated and was steering group chairperson of the Australasian multicentre fertility research network REACT-ANZ. He was also inaugural chairperson of ACCEPT, the Australasian Consensus CREI Expert Panel on Trial evidence, an Australasian consensus group producing consensus statements in the field of infertility. His main areas of research interest currently include evidence based fertility treatments, endometriosis, polycystic ovaries and ovarian reserve. He has developed an innovative treatment for unexplained and endometriosis-related infertility, using lipiodol, a poppy seed oil.

Memberships and Positions Held:
Visiting Clinical Academic at University of Adelaide
Honorary Professor, Reproductive Medicine and Obstetrics & Gynaecology at the University of Auckland
Medical Director, Fertility Plus, ADHB
Board Member, Endometriosis New Zealand Trust Board
President Elect of World Endometriosis Society

Member of the American Association of Gynecological Laparoscopists Practice Committee
Immediate Past Chairperson, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Subspecialty Training Committee
Member, Cochrane Menstrual Disorders & Subfertility Group
Specialist and Deputy Medical Director, Repromed Auckland

Referral Expectations
General Gynaecology with particular focus on endometriosis, infertility, menstrual disorders and cervical pathology.