About Dr Anne PolinessFertility & IVF specialist
Dr Poliness has extensive experience in gynaecology and infertility including treating all fertility issues. She treats each patient as an individual to help and support them on their fertility journey to complete their family. Dr Poliness listens to patients’ needs and is dedicated and motivated to problem solve fertility issues. No fertility question is too simple or difficult to work through.
Dr Anne Poliness
Dr Anne Poliness - MBBS, FRANZCOG, MMED (REPROD), MD | CLINICAL DIRECTOR
Dr Anne Poliness brings with her extensive experience and expertise in treating patients in all areas of fertility. Dr Poliness works primarily in:
- IVF and fertility care
- Fertility-related gynaecology
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Dr Poliness qualified as a doctor in 1993 and as a gynaecologist in 2002. Since then she has also completed a doctorate degree in endometriosis and a master’s in reproductive medicine (fertility). She began a Doctor of Medicine degree in 2003, through The University of Melbourne, while working as a gynaecologist in the public system at the Royal Women’s Hospital and Mercy Hospital for Women.
In 2001, Dr Poliness worked for 12 months in Winchester (UK) for a gynaecologist who was a preceptor for laparoscopic surgery. Returning to Melbourne in 2002, she took up a 12-month fellowship position in laparoscopic surgery at the Royal Women’s Hospital for the endometriosis unit.
Dr Poliness consults at St Kilda Road and has a public appointment at the Mercy Hospital for Women.
She has expertise in treating patients in all areas of fertility, with special interests in endometriosis and polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).