A/Prof Ajay Rane OAM

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A/Prof Ajay Rane OAM

A/Prof Ajay Rane OAM


Professor Ajay Rane OAM,
Professor, Chair and Head
Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
James Cook University
Consultant Urogynaecologist
The Townsville and Mater Hospitals
Townsville, Queensland

Professor Ajay Rane is Professor and Head of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Consultant Urogynaecologist at James Cook University. He is Director of Urogynaecology at The Townsville Hospital. He was born in England and after finishing his early schooling went to India and completed his MBBS degree from the University of Poona and also his training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, which attained him his MD in Obstetrics, and Gynaecology from the University of Poona. He then went to England and completed his Masters in Urogynaecology from Liverpool University. He then passed his MRCOG from the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in London and also his FRCS after training posts in Urology and General Surgery to improve his surgical skills.

He then moved to Australia as a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and was awarded the FRANZCOG by the Royal College in Australia. He also completed Sub-Speciality training in Urogynaecology for which he was awarded the CU in the year 2000. He completed his PhD via James Cook University looking at various postures on the toilet and its effect on micturition. He was awarded FICOG (Hon) in January 2010 by the Indian College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology for his work in Chennai and .the FRCPI from the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland for his work against female infanticide and feticide and research in Prolapse and the use of Mesh.

He was appointed Professor and Head of Faculty at the James Cook University in 2003.

He has written more than 70 peer reviewed papers and 160 non-peer reviewed papers. He has written 2 books and numerous chapters. He is a Reviewer for the International Urogynaecology Journal, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (ANZJOG), Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

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