MBBS, MMED (OG), FRCOG, FRANZCOG
City Fertility patients can expect the utmost quality of care from Dr Matthew Lau, whose considerable skills and experience are complemented by a passion to help people realise their dream of parenthood.
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Dedicated to providing individualised patient treatment that exceeds expectations, Dr Lau draws on a vast bank of knowledge amassed over decades of work not only in Australia but also in the UK and Asia.
He has over 13 years of experience as a specialist obstetrician and gynaecologist with a special interest in fertility.
Currently a staff specialist in obstetrics and gynaecology at Monash Health, he graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2000 and trained in his chosen field with KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Singapore.
In 2007, he attained both the specialist degree of Master of Medicine (O&G) from Singapore and membership of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (UK). Two years later, he underwent training in reproductive medicine with Professor John McBain at the Royal Women’s Hospital in Melbourne. In 2013, Dr Lau travelled to Denmark to work with Professor Claus Yding Anderson on fertility preservation and cryopreservation of ovarian tissue.
Since returning to Australia in 2015, Dr Lau has worked at Monash Health and Women’s at Sandringham. In 2016, he became a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
Besides general obstetrics and gynaecology practice, Dr Lau’s passion lies in fertility treatment and advanced keyhole (laparoscopic) surgery. He also has accumulated many years of experience in laparoscopy, myomectomy, cystectomy, tubal reversal, and endometriosis surgery.
He has extensive fertility-related experience as a lecturer, co-author of research publications, and guest speaker at conferences.
Dr Lau is committed to exceptional patient care as he strives to give people the best chance of having a child. He believes every patient is different and requires individualised management. He enjoys communicating with patients, coordinating their care with the interdisciplinary team. Dr Lau also believes that a humble, gentle and patient approach will result in a more effective and desirable outcome.
He also handles all aspects of LGBTI+ fertility treatment, from donor cycles (eggs, sperm and embryos) to partner IVF.
For the convenience of his patients, Dr Lau offers telehealth consultations.
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Other languages spoken: Mandarin, Indonesian and Malay.
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City Fertility’s network of services and fertility solutions cater to all lifestyles and needs including sperm and egg donor and recipient programmes (Sperm Donors Australia, Egg Donors Australia, Addam Donor Bank), Rainbow Fertility (LGBTI service) and Chill Egg Freeze Australia, a dedicated egg freezing service.