Dr Barbara Richards

MB ChB 1982 Otago; Dip Obst 1985 Otago; MRCOG 1991; M 1992 F 1993 RANZCOG; FRCOG 2003

Dr Barbara Richards
Practising at

Southern Cross Central Lakes Hospital - Gynaecological Surgery


Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Full NZ Registration Date

04 Apr, 1984

Special Clinical Interest(s)
  • Obstetric care including high risk pregnancy
  • Fertility
  • Gynaecologic surgery including laparoscopy
Professional Profile

Barbara graduated from the University of Otago Medical School in 1982, completing her Dip Obst in 1985 and her specialist training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 1993 having spent time in Glasgow Scotland where she gained her MRCOG in 1991.

She has a strong interest in reproductive medicine and for 21 years consulted for the Otago Fertility Service. She maintains her interest in fertility, recurrent pregnancy loss, high risk pregnancy and continues to provide private obstetric care.

She also provides a wide range of gynaecologic care, including colposcopy.

Barbara regularly consults in Dunedin, Queenstown and Wanaka.

Post Fellowship Training
  • Consultant Dunedin Hospital 1994 - current
  • Consultant Otago Fertility Service 1994-2015
  • Honorary Lecturer University of Otago
  • Consultant Mercy Hospital 1994 - current
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