Dr Geoff Brieger is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with 30 years’ experience. He has worked both overseas and within Australia, and is currently the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecologists’ Nominee for the Medical Council of New South Wales.
A Sydney University graduate (1987), from 1988 he trained at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and King George V Memorial Hospital for Mothers and Babies culminating his appointment as Clinical Superintendent in 1994. From 1995-1997 he was Visiting Lecturer and then Clinical Associate Professor in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in Shatin. At the same time, he continued in private obstetrics and gynaecology practice as well as embarking on sub-speciality training in urogynaecology, gaining certification in that field in 2002.
Upon his return to Australia in 1997 Dr Geoff Brieger was appointed acting Director of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at King George V Memorial Hospital for Mothers and Babies until his appointment as a Visiting Medical Officer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney. In 2005 he was appointed as a Senior Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Royal North Shore Hospital. He held that position until 2013 at which time he decided to concentrate on private obstetrics.
Dr Brieger has more than 20 publications in peer reviewed international journals; has been awarded research grants both in Australia and overseas, and has been an examiner for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. He continues to be actively involved in research, in particular in the area of pre-eclampsia or hypertension in pregnancy. He was instrumental in the formation of PEARLS an organisation that raises funds for research into pre-eclampsia. In 2015 Dr Brieger joined the Medical Council of New South of Wales as a Committee Member then as a Council Member in 2018. The Council which plays a critical role in maintaining Public Health and Safety, ensures registered doctors maintain appropriate professional standards and remain fit to practise.
Dr Geoff Brieger lives and works close to North Shore Private Hospital and can be at the hospital within minutes of being called from his consulting rooms and home.
Dr Geoff Brieger is married with four children.