Dr Karen Mizia
MBBS BSc (Hons) FRANZCOG DDU MPH COGU
Dr Karen Mizia joined the practice in November 2007. She came to us from the Royal Hospital for Women where she was a staff specialist having completed two years of sub-specialty training in the Department of Fetal Medicine. Since then, she has completed a Masters of Public Health, holds the Diploma in Diagnostic Ultrasound and is a recognised sub-specialist in Obstetric and Gynaecological Ultrasound. She has worked as a senior staff specialist at Canberra and Westmead Hospitals and is currently the head of Maternal Fetal Medicine at Royal North Shore Hospital.
Karen has completed research into the difficult diagnosis of late fetal growth restriction, and along with Dr Lynn Townsend, has published some of the difficulties with non-invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) for sex chromosomes.
Karen holds a distinguished professional background, having previously served as the President of the Australian Society of Ultrasound in Medicine (ASUM) and as the former Chair of the NSW State Committee for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG). She continues to contribute actively to these organisations as a current member of the NSW state committee for RANZCOG and as a Director at ASUM.
Furthermore, Karen plays a vital role in the field of Obstetrical and Gynaecological Ultrasound, serving as a member of the COGU subspeciality committee and fulfilling the role of examiner for RANZCOG. In addition to these responsibilities, Karen serves as the Chair of the Standards of Practice Committee and examiner for the Diploma of Diagnostic Ultrasound at ASUM.
Karen’s dedication to the advancement of medical education is evident in her role as a Clinical Lecturer at the Australian National University (ANU). She is also actively involved in various working parties for both RANZCOG and the New South Wales Department of Health.