Westmead Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Westmead Private Hospital specialist Michael Burling

Dr Michael Burling

BHB, MBChB, PG Dip OMG, FRANZCOG, CGO

Dr Michael Burling is a surgeon at Westmead Private hospital specialising in the treatment of gynaecological cancers. This includes cancers of the ovary, uterus, cervix, vulva, and vagina.

Dr Michael Burling is a surgeon at Westmead Private hospital specialising in the treatment of gynaecological cancers. This includes cancers of the ovary, uterus, cervix, vulva, and vagina.  

He is a qualified Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG). Michael is also a Certified Gynaecological Oncologist (CGO).

He holds a research fellowship at the National Health Medical Research Council’s (NHMRC) Clinical Trial Centre at the University of Sydney, where he is involved in trials on gynaecological malignancies.

Michael has a high level of expertise in the assessment and management of all gynaecological conditions, including cancers and pre-cancers.

Michael speaks fluent English and Tongan and has worked extensively across Australia, New Zealand and Tonga.

Special interests

  • Colposcopy for management of abnormal cervical screening tests and pre-invasive disease
  • Minimally invasive (laparoscopic) surgery for both benign gynaecological conditions (eg: fibroids and ovarian masses) and gynaecological cancers.
  • Open surgery for gynaecological cancers and other complex pelvic surgery. 

Languages: Tongan

Hospitals

Westmead Private Hospital and Westmead Hospital