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Specialist

Dr Ammar Al-Abid

Dr Ammar Al-Abid

Qualifications

MB ChB 1988 Baghdad; FRANZCOG 2008

Profile

Ammar and his wife left Baghdad in 1994 and headed for the most beautiful country in the world, New Zealand. After 15 years here, he's long since been 'kiwified'. He's an ardent ABs supporter, follows the Black Caps and has recently developed a passion for golf.

Ammar's specialty is pelvic pain and laparoscopic surgery as well as all general gynaecological problems, and obstetrics including high risk obstetrics.

Ammar says that the best part of his work is seeing his patients enjoying a much better quality of life after treatment/surgery. He knows there can be nothing more debilitating than living with pain and is here to help and advise you on all the options available to get the right solution for you.

Interests

Specialty areas:

  • Colposcopy
  • Endometriosis
  • High Risk Obstetrics
  • Hysteroscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopy
  • Menopause
  • Prenatal Diagnosis
  • Urogynaecology

Title or Designation

Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

Post-fellowship Training

Ammar graduated from the University of Baghdad in 1988 and subsequently spent 4 years of his residency in Iraq before deciding to leave to come to New Zealand. Once here, Ammar completed 4 years of general surgery, and continued his training in O&G around the Auckland region, gaining his Fellowship of the RANZCOG in 2008.

Full NZ Registration Date

18 February 1998

Vocational Scope

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Contact Information

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Private Services

Public Services

Private Surgical Services