Dr. Anil SharmaGYNAECOLOGIST Anil was brought up in London and educated in the UK. He has been a doctor since 1987 after graduating from medical school with degrees in Medicine and Surgery.

He went on to specialize in Gynaecology (and Obstetrics). Anil enjoys meeting and talking with patients and involving them in their healthcare. He also has a passion for the surgical and practical aspects of his vocation. He has focussed on Gynaecology for the last few years, having given up his busy Obstetric practice. During his career, he has delivered around 5000 babies.

He was awarded membership of both the UK and Australian & New Zealand Royal Colleges of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists after passing both higher Specialist exams. He also has a diploma in medical law where the main focus was on ethics and patient rights. He is committed to updating his practise and undertakes the Continuing Medical Education Programme of the Royal ANZ College. He also gives many postgraduate lectures to family doctors and nurses about his specialty. Anil has also enjoyed being the Women's Health Expert for TVNZ Good Morning and has written widely for a number of magazines about women's health issues.

Anil was honoured to be made a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (London) in 2008. This is conferred after sustained contributions to the vocation and maintenance of high standards and practice.

He is married to a GP and their three daughters were all born in New Zealand. His spare time is spent with the family and in the great NZ outdoors.