Jay Natalwala

Medical Director:
Dr Jay Natalwala

MB, BCh(UK), DRCOG, FRANZCOG, MRepMed

Dr Jay Natalwala studied medicine in Cardiff, UK and specialised in Obstetrics and Gynaecology after training in Perth, Melbourne and Adelaide. He also completed the Masters of Reproductive Medicine degree from the University of New South Wales. His main interests are in the management of infertility, advanced minimally invasive surgery (laparoscopy) and endometriosis care. He manages the Incontinence and Urodynamic Unit at Glengarry Private Hospital.

Dr Jay Natalwala has been involved for many years in teaching and mentoring of trainees in the Obstetrics and Gynaecology specialisation programme. He is also a Clinical Mentor to medical undergraduate students from Notre Dame Medical School.

Steven Junk

Scientific Director:
Dr Stephen Junk

BSc PhD.

Dr Junk has been in the field of infertility for almost 30 years. He has specialised in his field in a number of countries, including the UK, USA, Malaysia, Greece and India. Stephen gained his PhD in in vitro oocyte maturation and specialises in both oocyte development and fertilising capacity of sperm.

Dr Junk has held prominent positions in areas of human reproductive biology, including SIRT (Scientists in Reproductive Technology), RTC (Reproductive Technology Council), RTAC (Reproductive Technology Accreditation Committee), FSA (Fertility Society of Australia) and NHMRC (National Health and Medical Research Council).

Vince Chapple

Clinical Director:
Dr Vince Chapple

MB, BS, FRANCOG, MRepMed

Dr Chapple studied medicine at St Bartholomew’s Hospital London and started his Obstetrics and Gynaecology training at St Bartholomew’s and Guys Hospitals before immigrating to Perth, completing his training at King Edward Memorial Hospital in 1996. He has been Medical Director of Fertility North for the past 10 years and works in private practice in Glengarry Private Hospital and Joondalup Health Campus.

Dr Chapple has a special interest in the management of endometriosis and advanced, minimally invasive (or laparoscopic) surgery.
He also has an adjunct position as a Clinical Mentor for Notre Dame Medical School students.

Gian Urbani

Specialist Infertility Clinician:
Dr Gian Urbani

MBChB, MMed(O&G), FRCSC, FACOG, FRANZCOG

Dr Gian Urbani has been an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist since late 2001, after he qualified from the University of the Free State in South Africa. He then relocated to the Western part of Canada where he developed his broad skills in Obstetrics and Gynaecology for the next 8 years.
He developed a keen interest in pelvic reconstructive surgery.

Most recently, Dr Urbani has been extending this discipline into the field of reproductive medicine and is currently undertaking his Masters
Degree in Reproductive Medicine at the University of New South Wales.