Dr Len Kliman

Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Dr Len Kliman OAM, MBBS, FRANZCOG is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist practising in Melbourne, Australia.

Dr Kliman won a Commonwealth Scholarship from The University of Melbourne and graduated from there in 1977. He was a Resident Medical Officer at The Royal Melbourne Hospital for two years. He completed his Obstetric and Gynaecology training at The Royal Women’s Hospital and then spent two years at The Royal Hampshire County Hospital in the United Kingdom.

Dr Kliman has been a Member of the RANZCOG (Royal Australian College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology) since 1983 and a Fellow of the RACOG since 1985. He was a Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist at The Royal Women’s Hospital from 1986 – 2000.

Awarded The Tracy Maud Travelling Scholarship in 1987, he worked in a number of hospitals in New York specializing in High Risk pregnancies, Chemical Dependency and HIV management in pregnancy.

Dr Kliman established and was Obstetrician in Charge of the Chemical Dependency Unit, Royal Women’s Hospital. He was Head of an Obstetric Unit at Royal Women’s Hospital for eight consecutive years running. This was a unit that specialized in high risk pregnancies. He also established, and was Obstetrician in Charge of The Fetal Management Unit at Royal Women’s Hospital. (A multidisciplinary unit specializing in High Risk pregnancies.) Dr Kliman is Chairman of Obstetrics at the Epworth Freemasons Hospital. He is also the Deputy Chairman of the Epworth Clinical Institute – a research and education body.

Dr Kliman is constantly upgrading his education with regular attendances at national and international conferences and has been a senior lecturer for the University of Melbourne for over 25 years. He continues to teach student midwives, medical students and doctors training in obsterics and gynaecology.

Dr Len Kliman has extensive experience in the following areas:

  • High Risk and complicated pregnancies
  • Multiple pregnancies
  • Normal pregnancies
  • General Gynaecology
  • Abnormal pap smears and colposcopy
  • Diagnostic / Laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery
  • Management of pelvic pain
  • Contraception
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual dysfunction (heavy, painful or irregular periods)

Dr Kliman is also a member of Australian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine(ASUM), Australian Gynaecological Endoscopy Society (AGES) , Australian and New Zealand Vulvovaginal Society (ANZVS) and Australian Society of Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) and Society of Obstetric Medicine of Australia and New Zealand (SOMANZ).

Dr Kliman is married with two children. He is a keen supporter and member of the Collingwood Football Club and in his spare time enjoys spending time with his family. Dr Kliman is a proud sponsor of the Laverton Magpies Football Club.