Helen is passionate about all aspects of obstetrics & gynaecology. Delivering babies was always her first love and she is delighted to offer personalised, friendly obstetric care for both low & high risk women.
Dr Helen Esdale grew up in Wodonga and moved to Melbourne when she was 9 years old. She earned her medical degree at The University of Melbourne and then spent several years working around Victoria and the Northern Territory trying out different medical roles. During this time, she undertook a Masters In Public Health & Tropical Medicine, graduating with Honours.
She then commenced her Obstetrics & Gynaecology training at The Mercy Hospital for Women in Melbourne and moved to Launceston in 2011. She fell in love with Launceston, the beauty of Tasmania and the fantastic staff at the LGH and decided to stay. During the final part of her training, Helen had two children of her own and completed a year of advanced surgical and laparoscopic training with the gynaecological oncologists at the Royal Hobart Hospital.
Helen is passionate about all aspects of obstetrics & gynaecology. Delivering babies was always her first love and she is delighted to offer personalised, friendly obstetric care for both low & high risk women. She also offers a full range of gynaecological services including family planning, colposcopy and treatment of abnormal Cervical Screening Tests, pelvic floor surgery and management of menstrual problems.
She works closely with women experiencing complex pain of the pelvis, vulva and vagina to offer insight into these conditions. She performs advanced laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis (AGES Level 5), adhesions and ovarian cysts. She also offers total laparoscopic hysterectomies.
Helen also works as a staff specialist at the Launceston General Hospital and particularly enjoys training the specialist registrars. In her spare time, she likes to get out into the garden, read a book or go hiking in the Tasmanian Wilderness with her two children.