Dr Michaela Lee is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. In 2012 Dr Lee opened her Private Practice here at the Wesley Medical Centre offering patients Obstetric and Gynaecology care. In early 2014 she commenced her affiliation with Monash IVF and can now offer her patients a wider range of options in advanced fertility medicine.
In the area of obstetrics she has special interests in pregnancies complicated by diabetes, thyroid function disorder, heart conditions, clotting disease, multiple pregnancies and breech presentation. In the area of gynaecology she has special interests in menstrual abnormalities, post menopausal bleeding, management of abnormal PAP smear, early pregnancy complication, fertility counselling and management of incontinence.
Dr Lee completed her medical degree in 1996 at Vienna University, Austria. Prior to starting her training in obstetrics and gynaecology at the University Hospital, Vienna, in 1999, she worked in a well known Fertility Clinic where she was involved in clinical work and research. She was later appointed to work for Prof Larry Platt as a Research Fellow at the Maternal Fetal Medicine Centre at the Cedar Sinai Medical Centre, USA where she participated in regular ultrasound clinics for high risk pregnancy, performing nuchal translucency ultrasounds, first trimester screening, and morphology ultrasounds. She also performed research projects in 3D – Ultrasound.
Dr Lee moved to Australia in 2003 and secured the position of registrar at the Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital (RBWH). During her six years at the RBWH she became proficient in managing an extensive range of women’s health issues and pregnancy complications. She spent a further 12 months at Redcliffe Hospital where she gained valuable experience in gynaecological surgery.