Dr Michael Wynn-Williams
Dr Michael Wynn-Williams, MBChB (Otago) FRANZCOG, is an Auckland, based Gynaecologist & Endometriosis Specialist with extensive experience in minimally invasive pelvic surgery. He favours a multidisciplinary approach to managing complex endometriosis and persistent pelvic pain.
Michael trained in obstetrics and gynaecology in Christchurch, New Zealand where he developed an interest in caring for women with endometriosis under the mentorship of Dr John Doig. Post-training, he undertook a two-year Fellowship in advanced laparoscopic surgery with A/Prof Alan Lam in Sydney. Michael backed up his sub-specialty training with a post-fellowship year in Glasgow, before completing a 2-year consultant post at Cambridge University NHS Trust, Addenbrooke’s Hospital.
Sharing his knowledge and skills with the next generation of women’s health specialists, Michael taught and demonstrated advanced laparoscopic gynaecology surgery to doctors around the United Kingdom and Ireland. He continues to teach and demonstrate pelvic anatomy and advanced laparoscopic surgery to gynaecologists around Australia, New Zealand and Mongolia.
For 14 years, Michael was the lead advanced laparoscopic gynaecologist at Mater Mothers’ Hospital, Brisbane, caring for complex endometriosis cases from around Queensland, northern NSW and the Northern Territory. Michael was also Senior Lecturer with the University of Queensland.
Since returning to NZ in 2020, Michael has taken on the lead role of the Minimally Invasive Surgery Team and is a member of the Women’s Health Pelvic Pain Team at Auckland District Health Board. He provides care privately at Mercy Ascot Hospital.
Michael is the current Treasurer of the Australasian Gynaecological Endoscopy & Surgery Society (AGES) and is a member of the medical advisory board of Endometriosis Australia.