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Dr Gian Urbani & Dr Santanu (Sunny) Baruah
Advanced Laparoscopic Gynaecological Surgeons and Fertility Specialists


Dr Gian Urbani

MB ChB (South Africa), M Med (O&G), FRCSC (Canada), FACOG, FRANZCOG, M Reprod Med (UNSW)
Minimally Invasive Gynaecological Surgeon and Fertility Specialist

Dr Gian Urbani has been an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist since 2001. He  trained at the University of the Free State, South Africa. He then relocated to Western Canada as a consultant at a large secondary hospital where he was involved in general O&G practice. Here he developed broad skills dealing with a range of gynaecological issues. He also pioneered the local advanced laparoscopic service including offering total laparoscopic hysterectomy.

Since relocating to the Joondalup Health Campus, Dr Urbani has been working as consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. He has a keen interest and skill in minimal access gynaecological surgery and has linked this skill set with further study in the field of reproductive medicine. He has completed his Masters Degree in Reproductive Medicine at the University of New South Wales.

Dr Urbani’s credentials also include:

  • MB ChB
  • Masters Degree in Medicine - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada
  • Fellowship of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists


Dr Santanu (Sunny) Baruah

Minimally Invasive Gynaecological Surgeon and Fertility Specialist

Dr Santanu (Sunny) Baruah was trained in UK (London and Birmingham) as a Gynaecologist with special interest in general gynaecology, advanced laparoscopic surgery and infertility.

He is the Director of COEMIG( Centre of excellence in Minimally invasive Gynaecology) programme based at Joondalup Private Hospital. As a Director he is committed to consistently deliver the safest and highest quality care to all his patients.

He started his career as a Consultant at the Internationally reputed London Fertility and Gynaecology Centre, Harley Street, London, prior to migrating to Perth in 2009.

Dr Baruah has extensive experience in managing various gynaecological problems such as menstrual disorders, PCOS, fibroids, endometriosis, prolapse, pelvic pain and pap smear abnormalities.

He is well known amongst his peers for his keen interest in minimal-access gynaecological surgery and he is proficient in a wide range of complex laparoscopicand hysteroscopic surgeries. He is accredited to perform (level 5/6) advanced gynaecological laparoscopy surgeries.

Dr Baruah is also an accredited Colposcopist.

His credential includes:

  • Fellow of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • Fellow of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, UK
  • Member of American Association of Gynaecologic Laparoscopists
  • Member of European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology

Nursing Staff

Marguerite Carney
Clinical Nurse

Ellen Crane

Yvette Thomson

Trudy Urbani