Wollongong Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Wollongong Private Hospital specialist Dharmesh Kothari

Dr Dharmesh Kothari

MBBS FRANZOG

Dr Kothari is a highly qualified Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Laparoscopic & Robotic Surgeon with national and international training and experience who provides a broad range of complex patient treatment and management services including management of high-risk obstetric patients and advanced laparoscopic and robotic assisted gynaecology surgery.

Dr Kothari trained in Ahmedabad, India, where he completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery in 2003 and then went on to complete his specialist training in Gynaecology and Obstetrics in 2006. During this time, he gained invaluable experience in high risk pregnancies and emergency gynaecology.

On migrating to Australia in 2009, Dr Kothari trained in the Australian Health Service whilst working at Royal Hobart Hospital, the main tertiary referral centre for the state of Tasmania focusing on high risk obstetric care provision. Dr Kothari then pursued further training as a senior registrar at Calvary Hospital, Canberra in advanced laparoscopic gynaecology before gaining his Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists in 2016.

With a passion for learning and research, Dr Kothari’s keen academic interest in education has led to numerous national and international publications and conference presentations.  

Dr Kothari has level 6 experience and training in complex laparoscopic procedures. He is regularly invited to attend and participate in focused learning courses in advanced minimally invasive surgical techniques by leading specialists from around the world. 

He is the only Gynaecologist in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven who is da Vinci robotic trained and accredited performing high volumes of successful robotic procedures at Wollongong Private Hospital.  

Areas of expertise:

Management and treatment of complex gynaecological conditions including:

• Management of high and low risk obstetric patients

• Pelvic organ prolapses repairs - Vaginal and laparoscopic/ robotic assisted

• Abdominal and vaginal hysterectomies

• Menopause

Advanced laparoscopic and robotic assisted gynaecology surgery for:

• Endometriosis treatment

• Removal of fibroids, ovarian cysts and adnexal masses

• Hysterectomy for endometriosis or large fibroids


Dr Kothari is committed to better patient care and outcomes by adopting a comprehensive approach to care with minimally invasive advanced surgical approach to vaginal and abdominal conditions using laparoscopic and robotic assisted surgery.

Management and treatment of complex gynaecological conditions including: • Management of high and low risk obstetric patients • Pelvic organ prolapses repairs - Vaginal and laparoscopic/ robotic assisted • Abdominal and vaginal hysterectomies • Menopause • Advanced laparoscopic and robotic assisted gynaecology surgery

Consults at :

Shellharbour