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Dr Vijay Roach



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Dr Vijay Roach is a specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with 25 years of experience in both public and private practice in Sydney. He is the President of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) and has been the Chair of the Continuing Professional Development Committee, the Engagement Committee and the Training and Accreditation Committee. 

Vijay is directly involved in medical education, lecturing at the Universities of Sydney and Notre Dame. He is also involved in teaching and mentoring medical students at Royal North Shore Hospital, emphasising to students the importance and value of compassion and kindness in medical practice.

Vijay is the former Chair of Gidget Foundation Australia, a role in which he passionately advocated for those affected by mental health disorders in pregnancy and early parenting. He is committed to raising awareness of the importance of emotional wellbeing, speaking on this topic to students, doctors, community groups and policy makers in Australia and overseas.