Experience & Qualifications
Dr Kate McIlwaine graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery with Honours from Monash University in 1999. She subsequently undertook her Obstetrics & Gynaecology training through Monash Medical Centre and Box Hill Hospital and was awarded the Gold Medal for Outstanding Achievement in the RANZCOG Clinical Membership Examination. Kate then went on to complete an Advanced Laparoscopy Fellowship at the Mercy Hospital for Women in 2009 and completed her Master in Reproductive Medicine from the University of New South Wales in 2018.
Dr Kate McIlwaine is a Consultant Gynaecologist on the Endosurgery Unit at the Mercy Hospital for Women in Heidelberg. She is actively involved in teaching specialist trainees, junior doctors and medical students from Melbourne University. She is a Visiting Medical Officer at Warringal Private Hospital, Epworth Eastern, Mitcham Private Hospital and St Vincent's Private Hospital. Kate has a Private Gynaecology Practice at Eastern Gynaecology in Mitcham.
Kate is a member of the Australasian Gynaecological Endoscopy & Surgery Society (AGES) and has presented research papers both nationally and internationally at Gynaecology conferences.
Kate has expertise in a broad range of fertility issues particularly endometriosis, recurrent miscarriage, polycystic ovarian syndrome, fertility preservation as well as general aspects of female and male factor infertility.