Fariba Behnia Willison

Dr Fariba B-Willison MBBS, FRANZCOG

Endo-Gynaecologist, Pelvic Floor Medicine & Reconstruction Specialist

Graduating from medical school in Germany, Dr Behnia-Willison undertook her Obstetrics and Gynaecology training in Sydney. She sub- specialised in minimally invasive surgery and advanced laparoscopy, with a special interest in utero-vaginal prolapse and urinary incontinence. She also completed her Masters in Minimally invasive surgery from University of Adelaide. Dr Behnia-Willison has commenced her Robotic Surgery training at Ashford Hospital in South Australia.

Dr Behnia-Willison is a senior consultant at Flinders Medical Centre and senior lecturer at Flinders University. She is involved in international and national advanced laparoscopic workshops for consultants and fellows in gynaecology. She leads studies of women’s health, including prolapse and incontinence research projects.

Dr Behnia-Willison is the founder of FBW Gynaecology Plus clinic in Adelaide. She is fluent in German, Persian (Farsi) and Dari. She is actively involved with charity and community work. She is the founder of FBW Voice Plus, which supports women without shelter.

Dr Behnia-Willison pioneered Single Port Laparoscopic Surgery in Australia and performed the first Single port mesh hysteropexy in the world. Single port laparoscopy results in shorter stays in hospital and less chance of infection and bleeding during surgery. She conducts regular workshops to teach single port laparoscopy to other specialists and senior gynaecology trainees.

She has been a pioneer in the use of Mona Lisa Touch laser, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP),  and vaginal stem cell use in Australia. She has received grants for her randomised control trial of PRP/normal saline from the Australasian Gynaecological Society of Surgery. Currently she is researching vaginal fat grafting for non-surgical pelvic floor dysfunction/sexual dysfunction.

Perfection, teamwork and women centred care is at the core of Dr Behnia-Willison’s practice. FBW is committed to delivering a high quality service and being innovative. She believes that women want to feel good and look their best. This is the basis for her making every effort to achieve the best surgical and aesthetic outcome possible utilizing non surgical and surgical options and tailoring the treatment to patient needs. She values friendliness, trust, people going out of their way to help each other and working together to create the best multi-disciplinary women’s health clinic.