Ultrasound Investigation of Infertility, Prenatal Diagnosis and Screening, and IVF
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Dr Tom Boogert graduated from the University of Sydney in 1976. He commenced specialty obstetrics and gynaecology training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in 1978 and became a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and ...
Dr Tom Boogert graduated from the University of Sydney in 1976. He commenced specialty obstetrics and gynaecology training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in 1978 and became a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 1983. He was awarded the Diploma of Diagnostic Ultrasonography in 1986 and achieved subspecialty Certification in Obstetrical and Gynaecological Ultrasound (COGU) in 1989.
He was appointed the Director of Medical Services at the Women’s Hospital Crown Street in 1982 and Clinical Superintendent at King George V Hospital for Mothers and Babies in 1983 – 1984. In 1985 he was appointed the Chef de Clinic in the Department of Obstetrics at the Academisch Ziekenhuis in Groningen (The Netherlands) in 1985 and was appointed a Visiting Medical Officer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in 1986.
With Dr John Anderson he established the Department of Fetal Medicine at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in 1986 and joined him in private practice to establish Sydney Ultrasound for Women in 1987. He was appointed a member of the Genetic Services Advisory Committee of the NSW Department of Health and chaired the Prenatal Diagnosis Working Party and also became chairman of the Australasian Association of Obstetrical and Gynaecological Ultrasonologists. He has also served as a Federal Councilor of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. He was appointed the Head of the Department of Obstetrical and Gynaecological Ultrasound at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in 2005.
Tom has managed to combine his busy private practice with his administrative role at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital where he has been involved in training specialists and subspecialists in O & G Ultrasound. He developed Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS) along with Dr Anderson and they published the first 1500 cases performed in Australia. He also introduced Cordocentesis and ultrasound guided Intrauterine transfusion to NSW. He has also developed a major interest in ultrasound investigation of infertility as well as prenatal diagnosis and screening.
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