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. For 15 years Dr Hardas ran the Endogynaecology Clinic at Westmead Hospital, which promotes the teaching and training of Minimally Invasive Pelvic Surgery.
Dr Hardas is Head of the SWAPS Unit which is one of the largest Training Centres in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery in Australia. He is currently the AGES Training Unit Director for SWAPS. He is also on the RANZCOG Board of Examiners which accredits the future generation of Obstetric & Gynaecological Specialists.
Dr Alexander Chen
Dr Alex Chen is a Specialist Obstetrician, Gynaecologist, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeon, and Colposcopist. He is happy to consult in both English and Mandarin and believes in excellent communication whilst providing optimal care to all patients. He has extensive experience in supporting women and their partners through their different pregnancy and surgical journeys guiding them through this experience positively.
Dr Chen is a minimally invasive advanced gynaecological surgeon, and is the colposcopy clinic lead at Westmead Hospital with additional specialised training in management of rare types of ectopic pregnancies including Caesarean Scar and non-tubal pregnancies.
Dr Chen graduated with a Bachelor of Medical Science with first class honours in Developmental Physiology at the University of Sydney followed by an MBBS degree with honours at Monash University. He is currently completing a dual Master of Public Health and Master of Health Leadership and Management degree at the University of New South Wales.
Dr Chen has pursued his specialty training across three Australian states (NSW, Victoria, Tasmania), overseas in Taiwan, and in regional settings in Victoria and Tasmania. He trained in the largest tertiary Obstetrics and Gynaecology units in Victoria (Monash Women’s) and NSW (Westmead) managing both high-risk obstetric and complex gynaecological patients. He has completed two fellowships both as Westmead O&G Senior Registrar and Advanced Gynaecology Fellow in Taiwan. He is a member of AGES (Australasian Gynaecological Endoscopy and Surgery Society) and SWAPS (Sydney West Advanced Pelvic Surgery).
Due to his passion for advocacy for patients, doctors, the environment, and education he has taken roles as the AMA Victoria Southern Subdivision Chairperson and Councillor, Victorian Subcommittee member for Doctors for the Environment Australia, presented research in RANZCOG and AGES meetings, taught medical students, junior doctors, and fellows through his capacity as an AGES program surgeon mentor, and RANZCOG training supervisor.
Dr George Hardas is an AGES approved training supervisor (Australian Gynaecological Endoscopy & Surgery Society). Dr Alexander Chen and Dr Edmund Gomez regularly train AGES Fellows in advanced gynaecological surgery within the Sydney West Advanced Pelvic Surgery Unit (SWAPS).