Dr Alastair R. Morris is currently a Conjoint Senior Lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Sydney, a Staff Specialist at Royal North Shore Hospital and Director of Research at the Centre for Advanced Reproductive Endosurgery.
He graduated in medicine (MBChB) from the University of Glasgow in 1990 before undertaking specialist training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Scotland. In addition a total of three years were spent in Sydney between 2001 & 2005 completing fellowships in both urogynaecology and advanced gynaecological laparoscopic surgery under the auspices of Associate Professor Kate H. Moore and Associate Professor Alan Lam respectively.
Dr Morris is a Member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (MRCOG) and a Fellow of both the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Australia and New Zealand (FRANZCOG) and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCSEd). In addition, in 2006, Dr Morris was admitted to the degree of Doctor of Medicine (MD) at the University of New South Wales following acceptance of a thesis entitled Refractory idiopathic detrusor overactivity in women: new insights into the pathophysiology and clinical course of the disease
His areas of special interest are minimal access gynaecological surgery, pelvic floor reconstruction and the treatment of detrusor overactivity. Dr Morris has presented research widely at both national and international scientific meetings and numerous articles have been published in peer reviewed medical journals. He is frequently invited to lecture to both medical and nursing colleagues locally and nationally.