MD FRANZCOG FACOG
Dr. Hankins’ approachable nature and can-do attitude has earned her a reputation as an esteemed local obstetrician/gynaecologist. She is currently offering specialist gynaecologic services at Intuition Private and Gosford Private Hospital.
Dr. Kelly Hankins has over 12 years of experience in women’s health. She completed her basic obstetrics and gynaecology training in the United States, where she had the privilege of learning from internationally renowned obstetricians and gynaecologic surgeons. After setting in Australia, she gained further experience on the North Shore and in Western Sydney before joining the Central Coast Local Health District as a specialist in 2014. Dr. Hankins currently holds a public appointment, working as the clinical lead of the birthing unit at Gosford Hospital as well as in the role of RANZCOG training supervisor. She feels extremely lucky to be involved in caring for all women on the Central Coast as well as teaching the next generation of obstetrician/gynaecologists. Dr. Hankins also has global women’s health experience as a volunteer surgeon treating women with pelvic organ prolapse in Nepal.
Dr. Hankins realizes that gynaecologic concerns can affect all aspects of a woman’s life, and believes that it is important for women to be heard without judgement and to have any concerns addressed with understanding and professionalism. She is here to listen to a woman’s story, guide her through the particular treatment options available, provide the best and latest evidence for these options, and provide ongoing management, adjusting the plan as necessary.
Dr. Hankins strongly believes in educating patients about their health and empowering them to make informed decisions about their care. By partnering with her patients and determining their goals for treatment, Dr. Hankins helps to restore confidence, restore quality of life, and get women back to doing what they love to do.
Dr. Hankins offers tailored management for a range of gynaecological problems. This may include medical management, analgesia, physiotherapy, and/or surgery, depending on clinical symptoms and shared goals for treatment. She also offers minimally-invasive surgical treatment for many gynaecologic conditions, including laparoscopic hysterectomy.
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In her free time, Dr. Hankins enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, traveling, running, and enjoying the outdoors.