Dr Padmaja Koya - Specialist Gynaecologist & Laparoscopic Surgeon
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
I practice all aspects of gynaecology and my special interests include endometriosis, fibroids and ovarian cysts requiring complex laparoscopy. I am one of a very few gynaecologists who offer total laparoscopic hysterectomy in New Zealand. I also offer surgical management of female incontinence and prolapse.
I carry out surgical procedures at Ascot Integrated Hospital, Brightside Hospital and Gynaecology 161.
Specialist Gynaecologist & Laparoscopic Surgeon
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
|Mon – Fri||8:00 AM – 5:00 PM|
I consult mainly at 161 Gillies Avenue. I also consult at Columba @ Ascot once a month on a Wednesday and at Pukekohe Family Health in Pukekohe one Wednesday per month.
Common Conditions / Procedures / Treatments
The endometrium is the name of the tissue that lines your uterus (womb).… More
Fibroids are noncancerous growths or tumours on the muscular part of the uterus (womb); sometimes they are also called myomas.… More
An ovarian cyst is a fluid-filled sac or pouch in the ovary. In most cases, the cyst grows as a result of ovulation (when the egg is released from the ovary), and it will usually shrink over time.… More
A Pap smear is a test to check for signs of cancer on the cervix (entrance to the uterus).… More
Cervical dysplasia is the growth of abnormal cells around the cervix (entrance to the uterus).… More
A hysterectomy is an operation to remove your uterus (womb).… More
A person with urinary incontinence is unable to control the release of urine from their bladder.… More
Bladder Sling Procedures
Sling procedures are common surgical operations to stop stress incontinence.… More
Uterine or Bladder Prolapse
If the uterus (womb) or bladder slips out of position, this is referred to as a prolapse.… More
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder that can cause you to have a variety of symptoms, including no periods or irregular periods, increased hair growth on the face and body, acne (pimples) and increased bodyweight.… More
Menstruation is the medical name for your monthly period. This is when blood and tissue from the lining of the uterus (womb) is shed through the vagina and out of the body.… More
The endometrium is the lining of your uterus (womb). Endometrial ablation is the surgical removal or destruction of this lining.… More
Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
Many women experience feelings of tension, anger, fatigue and depression just before and during the first days of their menstrual period.… More
The most common vaginal infections are yeast infections (also called candidiasis or thrush), trichomoniasis, or bacterial infections (also called bacterial vaginosis).… More
Menopause is also called the “change of life” and is the time when your periods will become irregular and stop.… More
Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is when female hormones (oestrogen by itself or with progesterone) are given to a woman during or after menopause when the production of oestrogen by the ovaries declines.… More
An oophorectomy is an operation to remove one or both ovaries.… More
Hysteroscopy and Dilatation and Curettage (D&C)
This is an operation where the cervix (entrance to the uterus) is dilated and a hysteroscope (small lighted mini telescope) is inserted into the uterus through the vagina and cervix so the specialist can see the inside of the uterus.… More
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This page was last updated at 10:10AM on June 11, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Dr Padmaja Koya - Specialist Gynaecologist & Laparoscopic Surgeon.