Bernie and his family immigrated to New Zealand in 1976, He has worked in medical positions in several countries including South Africa, Israel, Hong Kong, Australia, United Kingdom and New Zealand. He has practised as a Gynaecologist on the North Shore for over 20 years.

Bernie holds an MBA and MPhil in Information Systems from Massey University. He has a BA in Philosophy and Logic from the University of South Africa and has also completed the Diploma in Professional Ethics at Auckland University.

He is a founding member of the Australian Gynaecological Endoscopy Society and an Executive member of the Australian Menopause Society. He is also a member of the American Urogynaecology Society.

He has presented papers at many national and international conferences and has published articles in several leading medical journals.

He has published a book "Incontinence is NO Laughing Matter". This is easy reading and very informative on the subject.


Areas of interest:

  • female urinary incontinence
  • full urodynamic services   
  • menopause and bone densitometry
  • colposcopy and laser surgery
  • gynaecological ultrasound
  • laparascopic surgery.

Bernie operates at Surgery on Shakespeare which is a Southern Cross Affiliated provider, and Kensington Hospital in Whangarei.


MB BCh 1972 Witwatersrand; Dip Obst 1977 Auckland; M 1978 F 1990 RCOG; FRACOG 1980; FRANZCOG 1982; Dip Ven 1985 Soc Apoth Lond; FRACMA 2001

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Post-fellowship Training

Bernie graduated from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg with an MB BCh degree and then undertook specialist training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, the Royal Australian College and a Foundation Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College.

Full NZ Registration Date

25 November 1976

Vocational Scope

Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Medical Administration

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Contact Details

Dr Bernie Brenner is available at the following service:

This service is available at the following location:

131 Shakespeare Road, Milford