Dr Leigh Searle

Leigh enjoys helping people through what can sometimes be a challenging time in their journey to become parents.  She works hard to ensure you are kept informed at every step of the way. Leigh is an obstetrician and gynaecologist who has completed further subspecialty training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, the highest qualification for a fertility specialist.  As part of this training she completed a fellowship at the Royal Women’s Hospital in Melbourne alongside some of the pioneers of IVF. Leigh has an interest in fertility preservation including egg freezing and adolescent gynaecology.  She sees both fertility and gynaecology patients at the Wellington Clinic and she regularly travels to Palmerston North to consult.   She is also a Senior Lecturer at the University of Otago and training supervisor for trainee future obstetricians and gynaecologists at Wellington Hospital.  Leigh enjoys living in Wellington with her family and the ease of spending time outdoors.  She also enjoys travelling and discovering new places and cultures.