Dr George Hardas is a Specialist Obstetrician, Gynaecologist and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeon. He works in private practice and is a Visiting Medical Officer at Westmead and Blacktown Hospitals.
In 2004, Dr Hardas completed the Fellowship with Sydney West Advanced Pelvic Surgery unit (SWAPS) and he has a special interest in the treatment of women with endometriosis, infertility (Genea IVF) and in Urogynaecology.
Dr Hardas has published in peer review journals and runs the Endogynaecology Clinic at Westmead Hospital, which promotes the teaching and training of Minimally Invasive Pelvic Surgery.
Dr Hardas is the current Head of the SWAPS Unit which is one of the largest Training Centres in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery in Australia. He is also on the RANZCOG Board of Examiners which accredits the future generation of Obstetric & Gynaecological Specialists.
A/Prof Harry Merkur
A/Prof Harry Merkur practices as a consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist and is a founding member and Director of the Sydney West Advanced Pelvic Surgery Unit (SWAPS). A/Prof Merkur began his training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and furthered his training in the UK. Areas of specialisation include Colposcopy and management of abnormal Cervical smear tests, Ultrasound and Minimally Invasive Surgery.
A/Prof Merkur remains heavily involved in the training of Gynaecologists including research in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery in Western Sydney. He has also been appointed A/Professor in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Western Sydney which allows him to continue his ongoing commitment to the undergraduate and postgraduate education of doctors.
Infertility and its management has been an area of interest and he continues to work in this discipline. The investigation and management of infertility often involves treating endometriosis and A/Prof Merkur also has expertise in this area.
He was recently appointed to be the Director of Womens' & Childrens' Health at Blacktown Hospital, a position that will allow him to do his best to improve all areas of endeavour involved in this special area of Medicine.
Dr George Hardas and A/Prof Harry Merkur are AGES approved training supervisors (Australian Gynaecological & Surgery Society).