Dr Orford is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (FRANZCOG). He obtained this qualification in Jan 2001, having completed the six years of specialist training required, and has been in private practice since then.
Our practice strives to achieve the best health outcome we can. This begins with good communication, provision of information regarding options of care, and then delivering that care expertly.
Many gynaecological conditions can be managed conservatively (without surgery), and there are increasing non-surgical options available. These can include changing lifestyle factors, use of allied health practitioners such as physiotherapists, and medical therapy (medications). If these treatments are not sufficient then surgery may be an option.
Dr Orford has spent over 15 years now developing his laparoscopic (keyhole) surgical skills, and range of procedures, and has now performed many advanced laparoscopic procedures.
In 2005 he founded SALS.
The vision for SALS was to: