Professor Jason Abbott has undertaken training in Australia and the United Kingdom, completing his PhD thesis on excisional surgery of endometriosis in 2003. Since then, he has established himself as a leading teacher, trainer and gynaecological surgeon both nationally and internationally. He has particular interests in endometriosis, pelvic pain, abnormal uterine bleeding, fibroids, gender affirming surgery for trans-men (bottom surgery) and Asherman syndrome. He has performed more than 10,000 surgical procedures.
Professor Abbott is a clinical academic at UNSW and has authored more than 170 scientific papers, surgical guidelines and position statements nationally and internationally. He is a previous President of the Australasian Gynaecological Endoscopy and Surgery (AGES) Society and heads the GRACE research unit at Royal Hospital for Women and UNSW Sydney. Jason is Associate Editor for the Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynaecology, and ANZJOG and supervises or has supervised more than 20 PhD, masters and honours students.
Professor Abbott offers complex pelvic surgery for endometriosis, fibroids, hysterectomy, and advanced hysteroscopic surgery. He works in an interdisciplinary team with colo-rectal surgeons, urologists, aneasthetics, plastic and cardio-thoracic surgeons for extensive extra-pelvic endometriosis, with intra-operative, post-operative and follow-up care an essential part of his management.
Professor Abbott established Alana Healthcare in 2006 and continues to be an Associate at the practice. He works privately and publicly offering services at Prince of Wales Private Hospital and Royal Hospital for Women.