Mr Richard Dover



BM 1988 Southampton; MRCOG 1993


Richard is a gynaecologist at Oxford Women’s Health and consultant to Christchurch Women’s Hospital. He undertook his specialist training in Nottingham in the UK and then moved to Wellington, New Zealand to take up a post as lecturer in the University Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. From here he moved back to the UK to become a research fellow in Gynaecological Endoscopy in Guilford, before spending a year as a visiting scholar at the University of Sydney.


Richard has a wide variety of clinical interests, in particular the use of hysteroscopic and laparoscopic surgery to investigate and treat menstrual problems and endometriosis, areas in which he has published numerous scientific papers, book chapters and has presented to international meetings.

Title or Designation

Gynaecologist, Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

Post-Fellowship Training

Professional Profile

  • Director Oxford Women’s Health
  • Honorary lecturer, University of Otago
  • Training supervisor
  • Examiner for the RANZCOG
  • Council member, NZ Committee of RANZCOG

Current Memberships of Professional/Other Bodies

  • Fellow of Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (FRCOG)
  • Fellow of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology (FRANZCOG)

Full NZ Registration Date

4 February 2002

Vocational Scope

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Contact Details

Mr Richard Dover is available at the following services:

Private Services

Oxford Women's Health

This service is available at the following locations:

Forté Health Building, 132 Peterborough Street, Christchurch Central

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Southern Cross Invercargill Hospital

Consultations held here once a week

Private Surgical Services

Southern Cross Invercargill Hospital - Gynaecology

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Invercargill Hospital