Dr Tim Chang
Tim is a gynaecologist, endoscopic surgeon and fertility specialist who has been established in the Campbelltown area since 2000. He currently consults exclusively in Campbelltown and is a consultant Visiting Medical Officer at Macarthur Health Services, and Campbelltown Private Hospital.
Tim’s major interest is performing gynaecological surgery with minimal invasive techniques and avoiding a laparotomy. He has extensive experience in treating patient with endometriosis, abnormal uterine bleeding and prolapse with minimal invasive techniques.
Tim also has a major interest in fertility and is a consultant with genea, to provide patients with the most up to date techniques with IVF and best success rates. He is also able to provide patient with all aspects of fertility treatment, including surgery for severe endometriosis.
Tim studied medicine at The University of Sydney and is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) . He trained at various facilities including Liverpool Hospital, Gosford Hospital, Westmead Hospital, and The Royal North Shore Hospital. He has also done training in USA and China in minimal invasive surgery.Tim is an advocate of evidence based medicine and tailoring that to the individual patient’s needs and expectations to provide optimal medical outcomes with patient focused care.
One of Tim’s professional goals is to teach and pass on his skills in gynaecology and obstetrics to the next generation of clinicians. He has extensive endoscopic/laparoscopy experience having completed advanced courses and been a faculty member of many endoscopy workshops. He regularly presents at national and local conferences, and he has been the lead author of papers published in peer-reviewed publications. He is currently the training supervisor for registrars (training specialists) and the Fellow in pelvic surgery at Campbelltown hospital. He also runs laparoscopic surgery workshops to teach other gynaecologists laparoscopy techniques.
Tim is a keen sportsman and likes to keep fit. He trains several times a week and is a tennis enthusiast, having played competitively for many years. He also enjoys traveling and cooking, he cooks a nice rib eye steak (medium rare of course) with a red wine jus.
Tim is a member of the Australasian Gynaecological Endoscopy Society, Fertility Society of Australia, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists and Australian Medical Association. He is also a director of Laparoscopic surgery for general gynaecologist (LASGEG), a company that runs laparoscopic workshops to train other gynaecologists in keyhole surgery.