ABOUT DR ANNELIESE PERKINS

Obstetrician & Sonologist

Dr Anneliese Perkins strives to provide compassionate and professional obstetric care for women during pregnancy and childbirth, working with women and their partners to facilitate a successful and enjoyable birth process. Her aim is to create a friendly, relaxed and open environment where different choices and options surrounding the birth of your child can be discussed in complete comfort.

Dr Anneliese Perkins understands the uniqueness of the pregnancy experience for each mother whether expecting a first child or younger sibling. She is able to work with mothers to deliver the wonderful experience of childbirth while simultaneously guiding and promoting best possible outcomes.

Having a passion for ultrasound, Dr Anneliese Perkins uses advanced ultrasound technology to monitor the progress of your baby and enable you to see and hear them throughout your pregnancy. She is able to offer dating, reassurance and growth ultrasounds at her rooms.

Dr Anneliese Perkins consults from the Ashford Medical Centre, on site at Ashford Hospital. Dr Anneliese Perkins provides labour and birthing options at The Ashford Hospital. Ashford Hospital is fully equipped with the highest level of private intensive care, neonatal and maternal care available in South Australia.

In addition to private Obstetrics Dr Anneliese Perkins also works as a Sonologist at Adelaide Women's Imaging providing Specialist Medical Ultrasound services including nuchal translucency, amniocentesis, morphology and high risk fetal growth monitoring.

Outside of work Anneliese enjoys cooking and reading. She loves spending time with her husband, Mark, and two young children, Sophie and James.
 

HISTORY AND EXPERIENCE

 

Dr Anneliese Perkins completed her medical degree at the University of Adelaide in 2002 before undertaking her specialist training in Queensland. She worked in a variety of environments ranging from inner metropolitan to remote fly-in fly-out Indigenous communities in Cape Yorke. Given an opportunity to broaden her experience further, Anneliese returned to Adelaide in 2012 working in Maternal Fetal Medicine and Ultrasound at the Women's and Children's Hospital. During that time she was awarded her Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. Dr Anneliese Perkins continues to broaden her skills and expertise, currently studying towards the Diploma of Diagnostic Ultrasound.

QUALIFICATIONS

Postgraduate
FRANZCOG - Fellow of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists 2012
MRANZCOG - Member of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists 2011

Undergraduate
MBBS - Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery 2002

AREAS OF SPECIALITY

Obstetrics

  • Pre-pregnancy Management
  • Comprehensive Obstetric Management
  • Normal pregnancy
  • High risk pregnancy
  • Twins
  • External cephalic version
  • VBAC

Ultrasound

  • Pregnancy dating ultrasound
  • Reassurance ultrasounds
  • Growth ultrasounds
  • Amniotic fluid and Doppler assessment
  • 3D ultrasound
  • At Adelaide Women's Imaging
    • Nuchal translucency ultrasound
    • Amniocentesis
    • Morphology ultrasound
    • High risk fetal growth monitoring
    • Twin growth monitoring

ON CALL ARRANGEMENTS

Dr Anneliese Perkins works independently and therefore during the week is on call for her own patients, however, chooses to share the weekend On Call demand with three other Obstetricians.

Anneliese works approximately every fourth weekend. That is, she works one weekend on and has three weekends off, although where possible will still attend for your delivery. During any weekends off Dr Linda McKendrick, Dr Ray Yoong and Dr Carl Lam cover for her. All of these doctors have equal qualifications and the cover arrangements work well.

Any leave for holidays or conferences will also be covered by the above doctors.

Contact Us

 

Suite 3, 19 Alexander Avenue, Ashford SA 5035, Australia.

: (08) 7123 6466

: (08) 7123 6467

PATIENT INFORMATION

 

We realise that there is a lot of information to take in at your doctor visits. To aid with that, we have put some of the information on the website for you to read at your convenience. Please note, Dr Anneliese Perkins does not accept any liability to any person for the information or advice (or use of such information or advice) which is provided on this website or incorporated into it by reference. We provide this information on the understanding that all persons accessing it take responsibility for assessing its relevance and accuracy. Women are encouraged to discuss their health needs with a health practitioner.

PATIENT INFORMATION