Dr Shlomi Barak is a gynaecologist, a fertility and IVF specialist, as well as a highly-regarded expert in the field of male infertility. An Israeli-Australian fellowship trained surgeon, he is an active member in professional associations worldwide. His recent lectures, publications and book chapters can be found in his curriculum vitae.
Dr Barak graduated summa cum laude (highest honours) from the Technion Medical School in Israel and attended his specialist training in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Bnai Zion Hospital, Haifa, Israel. Throughout his undergraduate and postgraduate medical studies, Dr Barak was the recipient of numerous academic awards and scholarships. Prior to coming to Melbourne, Dr Barak ran a private practice alongside his duties as a specialist consultant at Bnai-Zion Hospital .
Dr Barak came to Melbourne to further develop his clinical and research interests in the field of reproductive medicine, in particular andrology and clinical management of male infertility. It was the unique opportunity to be mentored by leading world expert in this area, Professor Gordon Baker which attracted him to Australia.
Dr Barak is a fellow of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (FRANZCOG). He also holds a public appointment at Reproductive Services at The Royal Women’s Hospital in Melbourne where he is a consultant IVF and Andrology and male infertility specialist and is involved in the supervision of trainee obstetricians, gynaecologists and fertility specialists.
Dr Barak has a strong background in research. Over the past 16 years he has been actively involved in both basic and clinical research in the area of reproductive medicine and has been widely published in scientific and medical journals in this area. He also contributed to several high profile book titles related to the feild of male infertility. He regularly presents at national and international medical conferences.