Illawarra Womens Specialist Centre

The Illawarra Womens Specialist Centre is dedicated to the wellbeing of women. It aims to diagnose and treat dangerous gynecological illnesses early, as well as sustain a woman’s fertility. They also help women have healthy babies. The centre is located in Wollongong.

Dr Simon Winder

Dr Simon Winder is an obstetrician/gynaecologist in Wollongong, NSW, who specializes in the care of women. His focus is on preventing gynecological illnesses and sustaining fertility, which allows women to give birth to healthy babies. He is able to diagnose the underlying causes of many reproductive disorders and can provide expert advice for every stage of pregnancy. Dr Winder also has special interests in genetic conditions and infertility.

Dr Winder is a board-certified gynaecologist who has delivered more than 2,500 babies without complications. He has a gentle approach, and aims to make patients comfortable. He also takes time to listen to his patients and understand their unique health concerns.

Wollongong Obstetrician/Gynaecologist

A Wollongong Obstetrician and Gynaecologist specializes in the diagnosis, care, and treatment of women’s reproductive health conditions. He has extensive training in the field of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and has successfully delivered over 2,500 babies. He focuses on a relaxed, personalised approach to each patient’s needs.

Dr Ananthram is passionate about evidence-based medicine and is actively involved in Quality Improvement and Patient Experience initiatives. He has helped to establish a post-natal service for women who sustain anal sphincter injuries. He also is active in policy and practice development. He is a member of the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District’s Policy and Practice Committee.

Dr David Greening

Dr David Greening, the director of The Fertility Centre Wollongong, is a well-known fertility expert and a published author. He is also a champion of lower-cost fertility treatment. The fertility centre model, which Dr Greening helped bring to the Illawarra, is eight years old, and focuses on providing low-cost IVF to women who cannot afford it.

His practice is located in private rooms in Wollongong and is close to all main hospitals in the region. He has two midwives who work closely with him, and a team of dedicated staff.

Minor laparoscopic procedures

Minor laparoscopic procedures are an alternative for gynaecologists who are unable to perform major surgery. They are performed by a surgeon with special training in the technique. At the Illawarra Womens Specialist Centre, Dr David Ross specializes in the procedure. He has over 20 years of experience in the field and has been trained internationally and locally. He has full accreditation from theĀ Dr Simon Winder Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. He has been serving women in the Illawarra area for over 10 years.

The medical team at the Illawarra Womens Specialist Centre are highly experienced and skilled in performing these procedures. Dr Tahrir Basheer has been a member of the health sector for over 20 years and has extensive experience performing various types of surgeries. He also specialises in obstetrics and gynaecology surgery.


Dr David Greening, a specialist obstetrician in the Illawarra, has delivered over three thousand babies in his career and helped more than 1,500 women successfully become pregnant through IVF. He is the author of the popular ‘The Roadmap to Fertility’ and has undergone extensive training at world-renowned medical institutions. Dr Greening delivers up to 15 babies a month and never takes the miracle of life for granted.

Dr David Ross has been a specialist in the Illawarra region for over 20 years. After completing medical studies in New Zealand and Australia, he began his career as a doctor in the public and private sectors. His advanced training included working as an RFDS doctor at Broken Hill and in Asia. He then completed his O&G specialist training at Monash Medical Centre in Melbourne. He further sub-specialty training in reproductive medicine was undertaken in the United Kingdom. He has also completed lectures and pre-exam examinations for the RANZCOG.