Associate Professor Rebecca Deans

Fertility Specialist and Gynaecologist
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MB BS, M Med (Reproductive Health and Human Genetics), FRANZCOG, CREI

“It is incredibly satisfying when couples achieve their goal of bringing a healthy baby into the world and I enjoy experiencing the journey with you.”

Associate Professor Rebecca Deans is a Gynaecologist with a special interest in fertility, and paediatric and adolescent gynaecology. She works at the Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney Children’s Hospital, Prince of Wales Private Hospital, and Life Fertility Sydney. She is an Associate Professor at the University of New South Wales where she is involved in ongoing medical research and teaching of medical students.

Rebecca completed her medical degree at Sydney University. She is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG). Her speciality training was in Obstetrics and Gynaecology which she completed in 2008. She subsequently developed an interest in the subspecialty area of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (CREI), and Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology, which she completed in 2011.

As part of her training, Rebecca travelled to London to work at University College London Hospital. She also travelled to France (Paris and Lyon) to further her skills in assisted conception, reproductive surgery, and paediatric and adolescent gynaecology. Rebecca holds a Master’s of Human Reproduction and Human Genetics from Sydney University and also has a PhD from UNSW. The subject of her thesis was Asherman Syndrome.

Rebecca is the lead researcher in a collaborative uterus transplant research project. In January 2023 Rebecca and her team performed Australia’s first Australian uterus transplant surgery at the Royal Hospital for Women, with a live birth on 15 December 2023. Two further transplants have been performed with a second live birth in March this year. For her work in women’s health she was awarded NSW Woman of Excellence in 2023.

Rebecca consults at Woollahara:

Woollahra Health & Beauty
132 Edgecliff Road
Woollahra, NSW 2027

Phone: (02) 9369 2800

Dr Rebecca Deans


Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG)
European Society of Human Reproduction and Endocrinology (ESHRE)
Fertility Society of Australia (FSA)
– Special interest group – Fertility preservationAmerican Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)
– Special interest group – paediatric and adolescent gynaecology
– Special interest group – fertility preservation following cancer treatment
American Association of Gynaecological Laparoscopists (AAGL)
British Society of Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology
Federation Internationale de Gynecologie Infantile et Juvenile (FIGIJ)