Meet our panel of medical specialists

Research Review New Zealand works with over 70 local medical specialists to select and advise on the most important research from around the world. They advise on what really matters, what impact it has on local healthcare and what we need to do in our daily practice to accomodate new skills and knowledge. Select a category below to see more about each of our expert advisors.

Dr Anil Sharma

Dr Anil Sharma

Anil works in gynaecology private practice from Ascot Central. His key interests are in menstrual problems including fibroids, ovarian cysts, urogynaecology (prolapse and urinary incontinence) and endometriosis. He undertakes complex hysteroscopic, laparoscopic and traditional surgery as well as endometrial ablation. Anil’s training was in the UK and New Zealand and he enjoys postgraduate teaching. He strives to keep his practice evidence-based and involves patients in decision-making and informed consent. .. read more »

Assoc Prof Helen Roberts

Assoc Prof Helen Roberts

After my medical degree at Trinity College Dublin, I worked at the Rotunda Hospital and then King’s College Hospital in London. In 1983 I came to New Zealand and joined Family Planning, becoming the Medical Director and National Medical Spokesperson from 1988-1992. In 1991 I completed the MPH at Yale University in New Haven and on my return took up an academic position in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland. At present I am Associate Professor Women’s Health at the University of Auckland and am involved with both undergraduate and postgraduate medical education in O&G. My clinical and research interests and publications have been mainly in the areas of contraception, menopause and HPV vaccine... read more »