Kate is a leading laproscopic surgery specialist with a focus on patient centered care.

Kate is an Australasian Gynaecology Endoscopy Surgery (A.G.E.S.) Fellow and an expert in minimally invasive surgery. She is experienced in performing excisional surgery for endometriosis, including deep infiltrative endometriosis and endometriomas.

Dr Kate Tyson

Gynaecologist, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeon, Obstetrician

Kate works publicly at both Monash Health and Joan Kirner Women's and Children's Hospital. She consults privately at Epworth Freemasons where she is also the director of the Julia Argyrou Endometriosis Centre at Epworth.

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  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Science (Medicine) (University of New South Wales)
  • Fellow of the Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (FRANZCOG)
  • Master of Public Health (James Cook University)
  • Australasian Gynaecology Endoscopy Society (A.G.E.S) Fellow (Monash Health)
  • Director, Julia Argyrou Endometriosis Centre at Epworth

History & Education

Kate trained at the Mercy Hospital for Women, Joan Kirner Women's and Children's Hospital and Monash Health.

She is an A.G.E.S. accredited Advanced Laparoscopic surgeon, completing her fellowship under the guidance of Associate Professor Jim Tsaltas.

While working at Western Health in 2019, Kate was the Chief Registrar in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, responsible for suporting key priorites in the unit. During this time she was voted 'Most Valued Teacher' by the students in the Western Clinical School.

Kate studied Medicine at the University of New South Wales with a focus on rural heath outcomes. She graduated with honours in 2008 and also holds a Masters in Public Health from James Cook University.

Kate has completed three mission with the non-governmental organisation Medecins sans Frontieres in Afghanistan, Lebanon and Yemen. All missions were women’s health focussed including emergency obstetric care.

From North to South

Kate grew up in northern New South Wales, in the Bryon bay hinterland. After living along the east coast of NSW she finally settled in Melbourne in 2012.

Kate is an avid runner and competes in marathons (or one anyway). She is a lover of all creatures and has a Shetland Sheepdog, Persius, and a ginger cat named Whiskey.

Research & Publications

    • Establishing a Multidisciplinary Antenatal Clinic for Pregnant Women with Morbid and Super Obesity: Outcomes From Establishing the DIAMOND Clinic.
    • Kate TYSON, Glyn TEALE, Vidanka VASILEVSKI, Kahli CASSELLS, Linda SWEET. Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand Virtual Congress, 2021. (Oral presentation).
    • Intraovarian stem cells for ovarian rejuvenation: A review of the literature.
    • Kate TYSON, Jim TSALTAS. Australasian Gynaecological Endoscopy and Surgery ASM. March 2020. (Poster presentation).
    • Maternity care for Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
    • Kate TYSON. O & G Magazine, Vol 18 No 2 Winter 2016, 59-61
    • Concordance of maternal and paternal decision-making and its effect on choice for vaginal birth after Caesarean section.
    • Stephen ROBSON, Beth CAMPBELL, Gabrielle PELL, Anne WILSON, Kate TYSON, Caroline DE COSTA, Michael PERMEZEL and Cindy WOODS. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 2015 Jun;55(3):257-61
    • Chlamydia: Too Easy!
    • Kimbery IVORY, Kate TYSON, Nicholas MILLS, A MEARS. Australasian Sexual Health Conference, 2007 (Poster presentation)
    • Total laparoscopic hysterectomy: implementing a same-day discharge protocol.
    • Kate TYSON, Philip THOMAS. Recruitment ongoing.
    • Lignocaine to improve pain outcomes for women undergoing gynaecological surgery.
    • Sasha SKINNER, Kate TYSON, Jim TSALTAS. Recruitment ongoing.
    • Sonographic and histopathological correlation of Adenomyosis.
    • Kate TYSON, Jim TSALTAS. Data collection ongoing.

Professional Memberships

  • Australasian Gynaecological and Endoscopic Surgery (AGES)
  • American Association for Gynaecology Laparoscopists (AAGL)
  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG)
  • Australian Medical Association (AMA)
  • Urogynaegological Society of Australasia (UGSA)
  • International Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy (ISGE)
  • World Endometriosis Society (WES)