Gynaecology and Laparoscopic Surgery

Dr Mark Ruff provides the complete range of gynaecological services. He has a special interest in minimally invasive gynaecological surgery, including laparoscopy and hysteroscopy (keyhole surgery). In addition to completing a two year fellowship in minimally invasive gynaecological surgery, Dr Ruff has also obtained a Masters of Advanced Gynaecological Surgery. Combined, these higher level qualifications give him both the knowledge and surgical skill to tackle complex operative gynaecological issues in the best manner for his patients, utilising the most up to date evidence and techniques.

Dr Ruff has consulting rooms in Mona Vale and the Northern Beaches Hospital. He performs surgical procedures at Northern Beaches Hospital (public and private), North Shore Private Hospital, The Mater Hospital and Sydney Adventist hospital. Dr Ruff provides a full range of management options, including conservative, medical and surgical, for all benign gynaecological issues, including:

  • Abnormal pap smears including colposcopy and further management
  • Abnormal menstrual bleeding
  • Pelvic pain and endometriosis
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Fibroids
  • Ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage
  • Infertility
  • Family planning and contraception
  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Menopausal symptoms
  • Postmenopausal bleeding