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Qualifications

MB BS 1980 Newcastle; MRCOG 1986; MObstetGynaec 1987 Lpool; FRANZCOG 1988

Profile

Specialist training conducted in both New Zealand and the United Kingdom, namely Newcastle, Christchurch and Liverpool. Michael first came to New Zealand in 1980 and worked as a house surgeon in Dunedin before eventually going back to the United Kingdom to start his training in obstetrics and gynaecology at Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. Specialist training was undertaken both in the UK and back in New Zealand, starting as a registrar in Christchurch in 1983 and finally settling back in Christchurch in 1988 after completing specialist training, the final leg of which was to obtain a Masters in Obstetrics and Gynaecology through Liverpool University.

Interests

  • Advanced laparoscopic techniques for endometriosis and pelvic reconstruction and hysterectomy
  • Vaginal mesh reconstructive surgery

Title or Designation

Gynaecologist

Post-Fellowship Training

Professional profile:

  • Director Oxford Women’s Health
  • Former and current Member of NZ National Committee of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, former Board Member International Gynaecological Endoscopy Society,
  • Clinical Director, Gynaecology, Christchurch Women’s Hospital.
  • Previous Clinical Director of Gynaecology at Canterbury District Hospital Board.
  • Director of Insitu Systems, a medical instrument manufacturing company.

Current memberships of professional/other bodies:

  • Royal College Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • International Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy
  • Australian Gynaecological Endoscopy Society
  • New Zealand Health and Disability Clinical Advisor

Full NZ Registration Date

7 July 1981

Vocational Scope

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Healthlink EDI

ascotend

Contact Details

Mr Mike East is available at the following services:

This service is available at the following location:

Ascot Hospital, 90 Green Lane East, Remuera, Auckland

Private Services

Oxford Women's Health

This service is available at the following location:

Forté Health Building, 132 Peterborough Street, Christchurch Central

Private Surgical Services

MercyAscot Gynaecological Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Ascot Hospital, 90 Green Lane East, Remuera, Auckland

Southern Cross Christchurch Hospital - Gynaecology

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Christchurch Hospital