Dr Derek Lok successfully presented his Doctorate Thesis at Adelaide University. He completed his R.E.I. training in Adelaide and UK (MBChB, PhD, FRANZCOG, CREI). Derek expanded his clinical experiences overseas in 2002 and 2003, mainly as a clinical fellow/lecturer at University of Sheffield, UK. During that period he also spent time in Infertility and Endoscopic Units in Oxford, London, Paris, Germany, Montreal and Seoul, with assistance of the travelling scholarship awarded by RANZCOG. He is currently part of the Genea IVF group in Sydney. Derek is also a consultant gynaecologist at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Liverpool and Westmead Hospitals, and a senior clinical lecturer at University of Sydney & UNSW, involving in undergraduate teaching, specialist and subspecialist training for advanced trainees. He also teaches at the Master of Reproductive Medicine Course at University of Sydney. Derek has major interests and performs extensive advanced reproductive surgeries such as microsurgical sperm retrieval (micro-TESE), microsurgical vasectomy reversal (vasovasostomy), laparoscopic microsurgical tubal reversal (re-anastomosis), tubal surgery (salpingolysis, salpingostomy), laparoscopic fibroid removals (myomectomies), uterine reconstruction (for congenital anomalies) surgeries and advanced endometriosis surgery (certified Level 5/6 laparoscopic surgeon). These procedures are performed through unique minimally invasive microsurgical approaches, which are superior techniques with improved precision and minimal tissue handling/trauma, permitting rapid recovery for same day discharge and better surgical outcomes.
Dr Derek Lok