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Associate Professor Blumenthal

Associate Professor Blumenthal

Associate Professor Blumenthal

Assoc. Prof Blumenthal is an experienced Obstetrician & Gynaecologist practicing in the North Western Suburbs of Sydney.

After studying medicine at the University of Witwatersrand, he qualified in 1975. He then specialized in Obstetrician & Gynaecology and became a Fellow of the South African College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (FCOG-SA) in 1981. The same year, Assoc. Prof Blumenthal was made a member of the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG) in England.

He immigrated to Sydney in 1982 and, after working at Westmead Hospital as the senior Fellow for 3 years, Assoc. Prof Blumenthal became a Fellow of the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (FRANZCOG).

Since his election to the Fellowship, he was appointed as a Visiting Medical Officer (VMO) to Blacktown Hospital and an Affiliate at Westmead Hospital. Assoc. Prof Blumenthal has also practiced as a consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist at The Hills Private Hospital and The Sydney Adventist Hospital.

During his training and subsequent years, he has had subspecialty interests in laparoscopic surgery, where he trained with Professor Bruhat in France and Dr Ray Gary in England. Assoc. Prof Blumenthal is currently a foundation member of the Australian Gynaecological Endoscopy Society (AGES). He is also a member of the Australian Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ACCP) and the Australian Menopause Society (AMS).

Assoc. Prof Blumenthal is a Lecturer in Obstetrician and Gynaecology at the University of Notre Dame and University of Western Sydney. He is also an Examiner for the Fellowship exam of the Royal Australian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.

Nowadays, Assoc. Prof Blumenthal focuses his Gynaecological and Obstetrical expertise on the following Gynaecology fields:

  • laparoscopic hysterectomy (surgical removal of the uterus);
  • endometriosis (endometrial tissue growing outside the uterus);
  • menorrhagia (heavy menstrual bleeding);
  • uterine and vaginal prolapse (inner organs protruding or dropping into or out of the vagina);
  • urinary incontinence (unintentional leaking of urine);
  • uterine fibroids (benign [not cancerous] growths developing in the muscle of the uterus).

More information about these specific Gynaecology services and procedures, including pregnancy symptoms or menopause, are available in the next pages. When you are looking for a comprehensive diagnosis or treatment, rely on an experienced Western Sydney Obstetrician & Gynaecologist.