Meet Dr Ward
South African born, Rhodesian bred, Dr Ward trained at University of Cape Town in Biochemistry and Medicine before meeting and marrying his best friend Kathy and moving to Port Elizabeth for 10 years. In 1995 after the arrival of their 3 lovely children, he moved to specialise at the world renowned Stellenbosch University where he obtained his Specialist and Masters degrees. He practised in Canada for 7 years before emigrating to Australia in 2006 to establish a practice of excellence in Coffs Harbour. In addition to seeing private patients at Baringa Hospital, Dr Ward also has a public appointment at Coffs Harbour Health Campus. Dr Ward is a Senior Lecturer at the Rural Medical School of NSW and loves spending time with students teaching and mentoring them in their career pursuits. He is passionate about quality holistic care and is currently Departmental Head at the Campus.
Dr Ward is a member of Genea and Medical Advisory Committee of Baringa Private Hospital. Dr Ward is a Fellow of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists as well as a NSW Board Certified Specialist. He is registered as a RANZCOG examiner and is a RAMUS mentor.
In his spare time, he lectures GPs and the public on relevant OBGYN topics and writes poetry, plays guitar and sings in the Church music group. His wife Kathy is a Senior Physiotherapist with a special interest in pelvic floor dysfunction and post surgical rehabilitation.