Rachael studied medicine at the University of Tasmania before training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at The Royal Women’s Hospital and Mercy Hospital for Women, Melbourne. She also undertook further study for a Doctorate of Medicine at Melbourne University ( a higher degree held by very few gynaecologists in Melbourne) and three years of sub-specialty training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Rachael furthered her expertise in infertility with two years working in the United Kingdom at the renowned Bristol Centre for Reproductive Medicine and Southmead Hospital.
Rachael is a Consultant Gynaecologist and Infertility Specialist. She has previously been head of the Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Clinic at The Women’s Hospital and holds responsibility for the infertility management of patients attending the Chronic Viral Illness clinic also located at The Women’s Hospital. Rachael has been working in IVF since 1999 and currently holds the role of Clinical Director at Melbourne IVF, East Melbourne. She remains actively involved in clinical research and sits on the Research Committee at Melbourne IVF.