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Dr Karen Osborne - Clinical Director

BSc (Hons), MBBS, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFSRH, FRACGP
  • Consultant

  • General Practioner

  • IUD Insertion & Removal

  • GP Antenatal Shared Care

  • HIV & Hep B S100

  • PrEP Prescriber

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Karen provides a full range of reproductive & sexual health consults for both women and men

 

She is a highly experienced IUD (intrauterine contraceptive device) inserter and remover including difficult cases and removing threadless IUDs.

 

Karen is also highly experienced in Implanon insertion and removal, and actually trains other doctors on the procedure. She can also remove Jadelle Implants (from New Zealand patients).

 

Dr Osborne has a special interest in pregnancy planning, pre-conception & fertility and works collaboratively with several major Sydney hospitals to deliver GP Antenatal Shared care.

 

 

She is also an S100 HIV, Hep B and PrEP prescriber

Dr Karen Osborne is the Clinical Director at Clinic 66 and is also a highly experienced Specialist GP who is passionate and dedicated to her work.

 

Having had a special interest in the field of reproductive and sexual health for nearly 15 years, she is often invited to share her expertise as a lecturer and in the media.

 

Karen understands that often women and men are  seeking advice and help about sensitive and intimate concerns and she has a reputation in the clinic for being friendly, approachable and very easy to talk to.

 

Karen has adopted an efficient but very thorough approach to her practice and prides herself on being able to help with clinical problems that other doctors have not been able to solve.

"Non-judgement, confidentiality and discretion are of paramount importance to the relationships

I build with my patients". 

Qualifications & Fellowships

  • BSc (Hons) Basic Medical Sciences University of London 1997

  • MBBS University of London 2000

  • DRCOG (Diploma Royal College Obstetricians & Gynaecologists - UK) 2003

  • DFSRH (Diploma Faculty of Reproductive & Sexual Health - UK) 2005

  • MRCGP (Membership Royal College of General Practitioners - UK) 2006

  • LoC SDI (Faculty of Reproductive & Sexual Health, letter of competence in subdermal contraceptive implants) 2010

  • LoC IUT (Faculty of Reproductive & Sexual Health, letter of competence in intrauterine contraceptive techniques) 2011

  • FRAGP (Fellow of Royal Australian College of GPs) 2011

  • ASHM S100 Hepatitis B Prescriber

Awards &
Other Positions

  • Medical Officer at FPNSW from 2011-2109 working in both clinical setting and medical education. Lecturer in Reproductive & Sexual Health for FPNSW an examiner for the FPAA national certificate.

  • Implanon NXT trainer/lecturer for Merck Sharp & Dohme

  • VMO position at Royal Hospital for Women for GP Antenatal Shared Care

  • S100 Prescriber

Professional Memberships, Associations
& Committees

  • RACGP (Royal Australian College of GPs)

  • AMA (Australian Medical Association)

  • Australasian Menopause Society

Continuing Education & Professional Development

  • Implanon NXT trained (June 2011) – MSD through Family Planning NSW

  • Accreditation for GP Antenatal Shared Care (Nov 2011) – Royal Hospital for Women

  • Clinical Instructors Course (for supervision of GP Registrars) (May 2012) – Family Planning NSW

  • Accreditation for GP Antenatal Shared Care (Jan 2013) – Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

  • Implanon NXT Trainer Course (Oct 2013) – MSD through FPNSW

  • MS 2 Step Authorized Prescriber (April 2014) – MS Health

  • Accreditation for GP Antenatal Shared Care (May 2014) – Royal North Shore Hospital

  • Obstetric & Gynaecology Ultrasound for Emergency Practitioners (Aug 2015) – Australian School of Medical Imaging

  • GP Registrar Supervisor Training (July 2016) – GP Synergy

  • S100 HIV authorised medication prescriber - ASHM June 2018

Publications & Presentations

Research Activities

Platelet-derived growth factor expression in phyllodes tumours and fibroadenomas of the breast

Feakins RM, Wells CA, Young KA, Sheaff MT

Human Pathology. 31(10):1214-22, 2000 Oct

Presented to the Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland

 

Collaboration with Bayer on developing an educational package for GPs on long-acting-reversible contraceptives

Dr Osborne talks about PrEP Prescribing at Clinic 66

Dr Osborne talks about the benefits of Mirena

Hormonal IUD