Dr Jason Abbott

Presentation Title: The evidence for vaginal laser treatments for post-menopausal symptoms

Dr Jason Abbott is Professor of Gynaecological Surgery at the University of New South Wales. He is Associate Editor of the Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynaecology and ANZJOG and has more than 135 publications including text-books, book chapters and large-scale RCTs in gynaecological surgery. Jason has an active role in undergraduate, post-graduate and doctoral supervision and is the former Chairman of the Practice Committee of the AAGL charged with delivering evidence-based guidelines for surgical gynaecology.

Jason has chaired the MBS review committee for benign gynaecology and helped shape Australia’s National Action Plan for Endometriosis launched July 2018 – the first for any disease in Australia and a blueprint for all other national action plans. He is a Principle Investigator and Chair for the Australian Government funded National Endometriosis and Clinical Trial (NECST) network in endometriosis in Australia. Jason is a member of The Federal Government’s Endometriosis Advisory Group and he Chairs the Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Expert Advisory Group on Endometriosis.