Lulu Van Eeden

Dr Lulu van Eeden is a NZ trained doctor who received her medical degree at Otago University in 2010. Her interest in gynaecology was developed early and she was the recipient of the Sir Bernard Dawson award for being the top medical graduate in obstetrics and gynaecology in the Dunedin Clinical School of Medicine, as well as the Batchelor Memorial Medal and Prize for being the top graduate in obstetrics and gynaecology at Otago University in 2010.

After graduation, Lulu underwent specialist training in obstetrics and gynaecology, and trained at Waikato, Hawkes Bay, North Shore and Auckland City hospitals. At the end of her training, Lulu underwent a two year fellowship in gynaecology oncology at Counties Manukau DHB. At the end of her fellowship, she was offered a consultant position at CMDHB, where she is now based.

Lulu is part of the faster cancer treatment team at Counties Manukau DHB. Her areas of interest are abnormal bleeding, colposcopy and gynaecology cancers. Lulu is also actively involved in the teaching of medical students and gynaecology specialty trainees at CMDHB. Lulu conducted three years of medical research on the effects of oxytocin (a female hormone) with Dr Anica Klockars (PhD) at Waikato University. Lulu traveled to the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists World Congress to present her research findings in 2018.

Lulu speaks fluent Mandarin, and is able to consult in Mandarin if required.

Lulu married a South African in 2018, taking on the surname ‘van Eeden’. When not working, Lulu enjoys hiking the great trails of NZ with her husband.

At Macmurray, Lulu is proud to be part of the team offering the investigation and management of abnormal uterine bleeding in one simple outpatient visit, without the need for a general anaesthetic, minimising disruption, inconvenience and stress.

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