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Roger Hart

Roger Hart - Professor of Reproductive Medicine, Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, UWA

Roger Hart

Professor of Reproductive Medicine, Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, UWA
  • Professor Roger Hart is a certified sub-specialist in the field of endocrinology and infertility (CREI), and is the Medical Director of Fertility Specialists of Western Australia and Professor of Reproductive Medicine, Deputy Head of Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, UWA, and the lead clinician for the public fertility service of Western Australia.

    He was awarded sub-specialty accreditation in the field of reproductive medicine in the UK in 2002 prior to moving to Australia. He has published over 160 papers in the field of reproductive medicine, and has active interests in the early life origins of male and female reproductive disorder, polycystic ovary syndrome and all aspects of infertility management and is internationally recognised as an expert in the field of reproductive medicine.

  • Professor Hart has contributed to the understanding of the early life origins of male and female reproductive disorder. Has performed research into the infertility management for women with polycystic ovary syndrome and the long-term consequence of PCOS on a woman’s health. He has a particular interest in in-vitro maturation of oocytes IVM through his IVF unit Fertility Specialists of Western Australia.
  • The effect of endocrine disrupting chemicals on early life and development.

  • MBBS University of London, St. Thomas’ Hospital Medical School 1989
    MRCOG 1994
    MD University of London 2003
    FRANZCOG 2003
    CREI 2007
    FRCOG 2015

    1. Hart R, Doherty DA, McLachlan R, Walls ML, Keelan JA, Dickinson J, Skakkebæk NE, Norman RJ, Handelsman DJ. Testicular Function in a Birth Cohort of Young Men. Human Reproduction 2015 Sep 25. pii: dev244 (epud ahead of press)
    2. Hart R. Physiological Aspects of Female Fertility: The Role of the Environment, Modern Lifestyles and Genetics Physiological Reviews 2016 Jul;96(3):873-909.
    3. Hart RJ, Doherty DA, Keelan JA, McLachlan R, Skakkebaek NE, Norman RJ, Dickinson JE, Pennell CE, Newnham JP, Hickey M, Handelsman DJ. Early life events predict adult testicular function; data derived from the Western Australian (Raine) birth cohort. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2016 Jun 24:jc20161646.
    4. Walls M, Hunter T, Ryan JP, Keelan J, Nathan L, Hart RJ. In vitro maturation as an alternative to standard in vitro fertilization for patients diagnosed with polycystic ovaries: a comparative analysis of fresh, frozen and cumulative cycle outcomes. Human Reproduction 2015 Jan;30(1):88-96. doi: 10.10
    5. Hart RJ, Rumbauts l, Norman RJ. Growth Hormone in IVF cycles: any hope? Current Opinions in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (In Press 2017)
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