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Qualifications and Experience

Training and expertise for your benefit

Dr Vivek Arora commenced his extensive medical training in 1991 and continues to gain medical knowledge and experience to offer women the highest standard of care. He has 20+ years’ experience treating women with a range of gynaecological conditions and cancers of the female reproductive system. 

Academic Qualifications Year
Doctor of Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2003
Diplomate National Board, Obstetrics and Gynaecology (MD) 2002
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) 1998

Surgical and academic experience

After obtaining his qualifications, Dr Vivek Arora completed his gynaecological oncology specialist training in Australia with additional training in Germany, the UK and India, gaining valuable experience in different cultural settings. 

He had the privilege of training in gynaecological oncology at the

  • Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney
  • Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne
  • Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Brisbane
  • Mater Hospital, Brisbane
Specialist Training Location, Year
Fellow, Royal College of Obstetricians& Gynaecologists (FRCOG) London, UK 2018
Certified Gynaecological Oncologist (CGO) Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Melbourne, Australia 2014
Fellowship in Radical Surgery for Ovarian Cancer Charite Hospital Berlin, Germany 2013
Fellowship Training in Gynaecological Oncology (CGO Fellow) Australia Australia 2009 - 2013
Fellow, Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (FRANZCOG) Melbourne, Australia 2008

National and international leadership experience

Dr Vivek Arora has taken part in a number of national and international initiatives to help improve gynaecological care and standards in gynaecological surgery. He’s also an international mentor who dedicates his time and resources to train the next generation of gynaecological oncology specialists across the globe.



Co-ordinating Principal Investigator, Surgery in Ovarian Cancer – Quality of Life Evaluation Research, Australian Cohort (SOCQERoOZ Study)

‘Protocol for a multi-centre prospective observational cohort study to assess quality of life after surgical treatment for ovarian cancer’. An international multi centre quality of life study in collaboration with the Pan Birmingham

Gynaecological Cancer Centre, the SOCQER-2 study.

Treatment related outcomes in stage IB2 cervical cancer following primary concurrent chemo-radiotherapy versus primary surgery – a cohort comparison study across two Australian Centres, ILP research project UNSW 2018

Audit of surgical practice in the management of ovarian cancer

Prospective audit 2014 – 2016, Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne

Feasibility of sentinel node detection in endometrial cancer

Protocol development and AI, Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne

Factors associated with long term survival following management of borderline and malignant mucinous tumours of the ovary

CGO research project, RANZCOG

Evaluation of transdermal nitro glycerine as a tocolytic agent in preterm labour

MD thesis, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India

Study of some epidemiological aspects of dental caries in Shirur

Public health study, RHTC Shirur, India

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