Our Story & Team

Expert gynaecology care in Wellington & the Lower North Island. Learn about us and our specialist team of Doctors.

Our Story & Team

Expert gynaecology care in Wellington & the Lower North Island. Learn about us and our specialist team of Doctors.

Central gynaecology is a group of specialist gynaecologists committed to providing comprehensive care to woman across all age groups. Our gynaecologists work together to keep up to date and ensure all patients seen by the group have access to modern and personalised gynaecology care.

The group supports each other and our aim is that sense of teamwork is conveyed to patients, as we work with them to achieve their treatment goals. Our team carries a wide variety of expert skills and clinical knowledge. We have clinical relationships with colleagues of other specialities, meaning if we cannot help, we can find someone who can.

Patient care and patient welfare are our highest priority, together with a focus on professional development in terms of our skills and knowledge. We love our work and enjoy the companionship and cooperation we share as colleagues.

Our team of Wellington gynaecologists

Patient care and patient welfare are our highest priority, together with a focus on professional development in terms of our skills and knowledge. We love our work and enjoy the companionship and cooperation we share as colleaagues.

Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

Dr Daisy Wildash

Daisy is a New Zealand trained Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. With a special interest in colposcopy, Daisy also sees women with general gynaecological problems.

Daisy is a New Zealand trained Obstetrician and Gynaecologist.

With a special interest in colposcopy, Daisy also sees women with general gynaecological problems. While making patients feel at ease with her kind and caring manner and effective communications, she also aims to empower women helping them understand what they are going through.

Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

Dr Nick Bedford

With this broad experience, Nick seeks to offer comprehensive care for women with pelvic floor disorders, including prolapse, incontinence and pain. He also looks after women with menstrual disorders including adenomyosis, endometriosis and fibroids.

With this broad experience, Nick seeks to offer comprehensive care for women with pelvic floor disorders, including prolapse, incontinence and pain.

He also looks after women with menstrual disorders including adenomyosis, endometriosis and fibroids.

Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

Dr Leigh Searle

Leigh is an Obstetrician, Gynaecologist and Fertility specialist. She sees patients with gynaecological and fertility problems through her private practice at Fertility Associates.

Leigh is an Obstetrician, Gynaecologist and Fertility specialist. She sees patients with gynaecological and fertility problems through her private practice at Fertility Associates.

Leigh sees patients with a range of general gynaecologic conditions such as menstrual disorders, pelvic pain, endometriosis, fibroids, ovarian cysts and fertility conditions.

She works with her patients to ensure they are well informed about their options for management.

Gynaecologist & Fertility Specialist

Dr Simon McDowell

Simon McDowell is uniquely qualified to attend to his patients' needs. He has a personal approach, and aims to communicate effectively and efficiently, then tailor a treatment plan to his patient's needs.

Simon McDowell is uniquely qualified to attend to his patients' needs.

He has a personal approach, and aims to communicate effectively and efficiently, then tailor a treatment plan to his patient's needs.

Our team of Wellington gynaecologists

Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

Dr Daisy Wildash

Daisy is a New Zealand trained Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. With a special interest in colposcopy, Daisy also sees women with general gynaecological problems.

Daisy is a New Zealand trained Obstetrician and Gynaecologist.

With a special interest in colposcopy, Daisy also sees women with general gynaecological problems. While making patients feel at ease with her kind and caring manner and effective communications, she also aims to empower women helping them understand what they are going through.

Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

Dr Nick Bedford

With this broad experience, Nick seeks to offer comprehensive care for women with pelvic floor disorders, including prolapse, incontinence and pain. He also looks after women with menstrual disorders including adenomyosis, endometriosis and fibroids.

With this broad experience, Nick seeks to offer comprehensive care for women with pelvic floor disorders, including prolapse, incontinence and pain.

He also looks after women with menstrual disorders including adenomyosis, endometriosis and fibroids.

Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

Dr Leigh Searle

Leigh is an Obstetrician, Gynaecologist and Fertility specialist. She sees patients with gynaecological and fertility problems through her private practice at Fertility Associates.

Leigh is an Obstetrician, Gynaecologist and Fertility specialist. She sees patients with gynaecological and fertility problems through her private practice at Fertility Associates.

Leigh sees patients with a range of general gynaecologic conditions such as menstrual disorders, pelvic pain, endometriosis, fibroids, ovarian cysts and fertility conditions.

She works with her patients to ensure they are well informed about their options for management.

Gynaecologist & Fertility Specialist

Dr Simon McDowell

Simon McDowell is uniquely qualified to attend to his patients' needs. He has a personal approach, and aims to communicate effectively and efficiently, then tailor a treatment plan to his patient's needs.

Simon McDowell is uniquely qualified to attend to his patients' needs.

He has a personal approach, and aims to communicate effectively and efficiently, then tailor a treatment plan to his patient's needs.

Assessment

We offer a holistic, complete assessment of both simple and complex gynaecological conditions.

Referrals

We provide an easy referral system and aim to offer new appointments within two weeks of referral if your condition is urgent.

Ease Of Access

We make it easy to get hold of us, and will provide an email response as soon as possible.

Consultations

Our in-person consultations take place at Wakefield Hospital and we offer teleconference consultations via Zoom.

Focus

We offer targeted treatments, focusing on endometriosis, heavy periods, fibroids and pelvic pain.

Managing The Worst Cases

It is our intent to manage the ‘worst’ cases, at the severe end of the spectrum. We can help when no-one else can.

We offer a holistic, complete assessment of both simple and complex gynaecological conditions.

We provide an easy referral system and aim to offer new appointments within two weeks of referral if your condition is urgent.

We make it easy to get hold of us, and will provide an email response as soon as possible.

Our in-person consultations take place at Wakefield Hospital and we offer teleconference consultations via Zoom.

We offer targeted treatments, focusing on endometriosis, heavy periods, fibroids and pelvic pain.

It is our intent to manage the ‘worst’ cases, at the severe end of the spectrum. We can help when no-one else can.

Teamwork

We all have a variety of expert skills and clinical knowledge – we work together and with our patients to achieve their treatment goals.

Up-to-date technology

We are up-to-date in terms of technology and modern methods of investigation and treatment, and continue to maintain this level of advanced service.

Minimal approach

We have the ability and expertise to manage surgical procedures using minimal access approaches. This includes using keyhole surgery wherever possible.