Because you deserve the best gynaecological care and support through every stage of your life. There is no substitute for experience.
About Dr. Len Kliman
Dr Len Kliman OAM, MBBS, FRANZCOG is an experienced Gynaecologist practising in Melbourne, Australia. As Dr Len Kliman has over 35 years of experience and has been in private practice for over three decades, you can feel comfortable that you are in highly experienced and capable hands.
Dr Len Kliman Experience
Dr Kliman is constantly upgrading his education with regular attendances at national and international conferences and is a senior clinical lecturer for the University of Melbourne.
Won a Commonwealth Scholarship from the University of Melbourne
He was a Resident Medical Officer at the Royal Melbourne Hospital for two years. He completed his Obstetrics and Gynaecology training at the Royal Women’s Hospital and then spent two years at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital in the United Kingdom. He then returned to the Royal Women’s Hospital as the senior registrar which was primarily a research and teaching position at the hospital.
A member of RANZCOG since 1983
Dr Kliman has been a member of RANZCOG (Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists) since 1983 and a Fellow of RANZCOG since 1985. He was a Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist at the Royal Women’s Hospital from 1986 – 2000.
Awarded the Tracy Maund Travelling Scholarship in 1987
Dr Kliman worked in a number of hospitals In New York specialising in high-risk pregnancies, women’s alcohol and drug dependency and HIV management in pregnancy.
Dr Kliman established and was Obstetrician in Charge of the Chemical Dependency Unit for ten years at the Royal Women’s Hospital
He was Head of an Obstetric Unit at the Royal Women’s Hospital for eight years. This unit specialised in high-risk pregnancies. He also established and was the Obstetrician in Charge of the Fetal Management Unit at the Royal Women’s Hospital (this was a multidisciplinary unit specialising in high-risk pregnancies). Dr Kliman established and was in charge of the HIV in Pregnancy Unit at the Royal women’s Hospital and was part of the consultancy group that established the federal government guidelines for the management of HIV in pregnancy and in neonates.
Dr Kliman became Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Epworth Freemasons Hospital
After deciding to leave the Royal Women’s Hospital, Dr Kliman became Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Epworth Freemasons Hospital. This was a position that he held for 15 years. He was also the inaugural Deputy Chairman of the Epworth Clinical Institute – a research and education body.
In 2017, Dr Kliman was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia
For service in the field of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Dr Kliman established student teaching in Obstetrics and Gynaecology for the Epworth Group
At Melbourne University’s request, Dr Kliman established student teaching in Obstetrics and Gynaecology for the Epworth Group and was the supervisor and main lecturer for the medical students for 12 years. He has also tutored trainee obstetricians and Gynaecologists for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and has been involved with the training of student midwives for the Epworth Group.