Dr Clare Boothroyd MBBS (Hons) M Med Sci FRACP FRANZCOG CREI has been instrumental in the birth of hundreds of IVF babies and she has dedicated her life to the treatment of infertility, training new clinicians in the field and improving treatments for fertility problems. Previously an IVF specialist at Sunnybank Hospital in Brisbane and with over twenty years experience in the field, Dr Boothroyd is one of three clinicians in Queensland to hold the prestigious Certificate of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (CREI). She has been the Chair of Gynaecology at Greenslopes Private Hospital for the last seven years, Queensland Councillor of the Australasian Menopause Society and is a Member of the Medical Advisory Committee of the Family Planning Association of Queensland. Dr Boothroyd’s specialist interests include treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome, pituitary disease, endometriosis, fibroids, male infertility and all aspects of infertility.
Dr Boothroyd's unique qualifications in both endocrinology and gynaecology allow her to provide patients with the best possible care in infertility treatment. She has been instrumental in training doctors in best practice in infertility management for many years for the benefit of Queensland couples and continues to do so as Director of Training in gynaecology at Greenslopes Private Hospital and also has a trainee in endocrinology affiliated with her practice. She is a member of the CREI committee of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and has been an examiner for several years for the CREI. She runs many courses and lectures on the management of infertility and related conditions. She has been a member of the Ethics Committee at Greenslopes Private Hospital and actively engages in clinical research. She is one of the founding members of REACT – a collaborative effort of leaders in infertility in Australian and New Zealand to research and answer key questions in infertility treatment and diagnoses.