Dr Sherif Tawfeek



MB BCh 1988 Ain Shams; MRCOG 2001


Sherif is a specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology with over 25 years experience who is currently working as a Senior Consultant at Christchurch Women’s Hospital. Sherif is the endoscopic lead surgeon at Christchurch Women’s Hospital for various types of gynaecological problems. He is also a Senior Lecturer at the University of Otago.

Sherif completed his post-graduate training and his medical research work in the UK. Sherif is a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and the UK Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Sherif has received a high level of training in general gynaecology with advanced Endoscopic and Robotic surgical skills in highly recognised training units in the UK, Europe and Australia. This was consolidated by obtaining a Diploma in Gynaecological operative endoscopic surgery in France and a Masters degree in infertility and reproductive medicine in the UK, in addition to being a Fellow of the International College of Surgeons. Sherif undertook one of the largest research projects in endometrial ablation of over 1000 women in the UK.
Sherif possesses strong expertise in endoscopic, robotic surgery and subfertility surgeries. He has a strong background in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of women’s diseases, especially related to female reproductive system. He possesses strong expertise in Pelvic pain / Extensive endometriosis; Infertility; is skilled in IVF units and complex reconstructive related subfertility tubal and ovarian surgeries; Laparoscopic / robotic / Hysteroscopic removal of fibroids; Total or Subtotal Laparoscopic Hysterectomy and Endometrial ablation; Laparoscopic reconstructive surgery for vaginal prolapse and sling procedures. In addition the has training in gynaecological ultrasound scan.
Sherif demonstrated success in delivering considerate healthcare services to women, promoting gender equality, and healthy lives, and wellbeing for all ages. He is a dedicated, and committed individual with solid aptitude to stay calm in emergency situations and proven to be focused and reliable in high-pressure situations requiring accurate and efficient organisational skills. 


Sherif is highly skilled in advanced Laparoscopic and Hysteroscopic surgeries dealing with:

  • Pelvic pain and Advanced endometriosis
  • Heavy menstrual problems
  • Menopausal problems
  • infertility and Recurrent Miscarriages
  • Removal of fibroids, polyps and all types of ovarian cysts
  • Reconstructive pelvic surgeries (urogynaecology)
  • Reconstructive infertility related surgeries and reversal of tubal sterilisation 
  • Total or subtotal Laparoscopic Hysterectomy

Title or Designation


Vocational Scope

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

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Contact Details

Dr Sherif Tawfeek is available at the following services:

Private Services

Christchurch Obstetrics & Gynaecology Associates

This service is available at the following location:

Hiatt Chambers, 249 Papanui Road, Strowan, Christchurch

Dr Sherif Tawfeek - Gynaecologist

This service is available at the following location:

Hiatt Chambers, 249 Papanui Road, Strowan, Christchurch