Dr Julia Menzies
MBChB (Hons) DRANZCOG DCH FRACGP
Julia graduated from the University of Bristol (UK) in 2002 with honours, before moving to Sydney in 2003. She subsequently gained a broad range of experience in hospital-based specialties, which set her up well for general practice training. She gained her Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) in 2011, and won the Tony Buhagiar Memorial Medal in 2010 for obtaining the highest score in the Fellowship exams in NSW/ACT.
Julia enjoys all aspects of general practice, and has particular interests in women's health, sexual and reproductive health, paediatrics and adolescent health, Aboriginal health, and the health of doctors and other health professionals. Julia is an experienced IUD inserter (Mirena and copper), and is able to remove IUDs including with missing strings. She is also competent in performing endometrial (pipelle) and vulval biopsies. Julia is accredited for shared antenatal care, and is a member of the Australasian Menopause Society.
Julia also has a passion for teaching others, from medical students and junior doctors, to members of the community. She is involved in the GPs in Schools program which educates year 11 students about the role of the GP. She is also an examiner for the RACGP.