About Dr Paul Atkinson
B Sc, MBBS, M Rep Med, FRANZCOG, CREI
Dr Paul Atkinson is the National Medical Director of Adora Fertility and holds the highest qualification for a fertility specialist, RANZCOG subspecialty Certificate in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (CREI). CREI is a qualification held by fewer than 100 specialists in Australia and is awarded after a minimum of three years’ training in all aspects of male and female infertility. Dr Atkinson is an expert in IVF, reproductive endocrinology, PCOS, endometriosis, male infertility, recurrent miscarriage and egg freezing.
Dr Atkinson completed his CREI training at The Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney and IVF Australia. He also completed a year’s fellowship in advanced laparoscopic surgery with SWEC (Sydney Women’s Endosurgery Centre) and obtained a Masters of Reproductive Medicine from University of New South Wales.
Dr Atkinson completed his obstetrics and gynaecology specialist training at The Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney. He received his medical degree from The University of Sydney and was placed in the top 0.1% for the national medical school entrance exam. He attended high school in Brisbane and was College Captain and Dux of College.
Dr Atkinson is an examiner for the CREI qualification for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. He is a Conjoint Lecturer at The University of New South Wales where he is involved with the Masters of Reproductive Medicine. He currently sits on the Executive of the IVF Medical Directors’ Group.
In 2018, Paul took a year’s break from medicine and lived in Paris where he obtained a diploma in French cuisine and cooking. Paul is driven by learning and expanding his knowledge, not just in medicine and science but also in the humanities and the arts.
Dr Atkinson chose to join Adora Fertility because he is passionate about all Australians having access to high quality, evidence-based and affordable fertility treatment. He is known for his caring, thorough and individualised approach to patients.