ABOUT

CLARE BOOTHROYD

Dr Clare Boothroyd is a female fertility specialist, who has dedicated her life to the treatment of infertility, training new clinicians in the field and improving treatments for fertility problems.

With over twenty years experience in the field, Dr Boothroyd is one of four clinicians in Queensland to hold the prestigious Certificate of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (CREI).

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Dr Boothroyd's unique qualifications in both endocrinology and gynecology allow her to provide patients with the best possible care in infertility treatment. Dr Boothroyd not only sees patients, she trains doctors in best practice in infertility management, runs many courses and lectures on the management of infertility and related conditions, actively engages in clinical research and has been involved in the founding of many initiatives in infertility in Australia and New Zealand to research and answer key questions in infertility treatment and diagnoses.

Dr Boothroyd’s personal interests are diverse and have varied over time including the raising of her own three children but currently include re-establishing native forest on South Stradbroke Island, growing native orchids and staying as fit and healthy as she can.

Dr Boothroyd’s specialist interests include treatment of:

  • polycystic ovarian syndrome
  • pituitary disease
  • endometriosis
  • fibroids
  • isthmocoele
  • male infertility
  • transgender medicine and fertility
  • third party reproduction and surrogacy
  • all aspects of infertility, complex and unresolved

CURRENT ROLES

  • Medical Director Care Fertility
  • President of Australian and New Zealand Subspecialists in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
  • President-Elect Asia Pacific Initiative in Reproduction
  • Member Board True Relationships and Reproductive Health
  • Member Board Fertility Society of Australia and New Zealand
  • Chair of Oral Examination and Examiner Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Royal Australasian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • Chair Review Committee Australian and New Zealand Assisted Reproduction Database
  • President of Australian and New Zealand Specialists in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

PAST ROLES

  • Chair Training and Accreditation Committee in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Royal Australasian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • Chair of Gynaecology at Greenslopes Private Hospital from 2001 – 2008
  • Member of the Medical Advisory Committee of Greenslopes Private Hospital
  • Director of Training in Gynaecology, Greenslopes Private Hospital
  • Member of Human Research and Ethics Committee, Greenslopes Private Hospital
  • Queensland Councillor of the Australasian Menopause Society
  • Member of the Medical Advisory Committee of True Relationships and Reproductive Health
  • Executive member of the IVF Directors group of the Fertility Society of Australia (Honorary Secretary and representative on the Reproductive Technology and Accreditation Committee)
  • Member of the Board of the Fertility Society of Australia
  • Member Review Committee of National Health and Medical Research Committee Guidelines for Ethical Practice in Assisted Reproduction
  • Invited member of NHMRC Mitochondrial Donation Expert Working Committee 2018-2019