- Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Dr James Opperman undertook specialist training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital where he was awarded the F.J. Browne Medal in 1996 for first place in the membership exam for The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. He was then appointed Senior Register at St Mary’s Hospital in London. In London he worked in the High Risk Obstetric Unit with interests in high blood pressure in pregnancy, gestational diabetes, thyroid issues in pregnancy and twin pregnancy.
On his return to Australia in 1999, Dr Opperman was appointed as a Visiting Medical Officer at St George Public Hospital. He commenced private practice as a consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in 1999 and has had the privilege of delivering over 3500 babies at Hurstville Private Hospital.
James and his wife Jenny live in the St George area with their three children. All members of the family have keen sporting interests. James enjoys ultra-marathon running and has participated in the Sydney Marathon, London Marathon, Six Foot Track Marathon and completed the Sydney Oxfam Trailwalker 100km event on five occasions. He has walked the Kokoda Trail with family and friends in honour of his late grandfather Ronald Payne who fought in the Middle East and Papua New Guinea. James also enjoys boating and fishing with his family.
Areas of Sub-Specialty/Special Interests: Interests in high blood pressure in pregnancy, gestational diabetes, thyroid issues in pregnancy and twin pregnancy.
- MB BS, FRANZCOG
- Physical Address
Hurstville Private Hospital, Suite 10. Level 1 / 37 Gloucester Rd. Hurstville NSW 2220Phone: (02) 9570 5599Fax: (02) 9570 5099