Advanced Gynaecological Surgery Centre
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Dr Jodie Semmler


Gynaecologist, Fertility Specialist, Laparoscopic Surgeon

Dr Jodie Semmler - Fertility SpecialistAdelaide
Dr Jodie Semmler

Dr Jodie Semmler joined the practice in 2001. She completed her medical degree at the University of Adelaide in 1990 and has trained in gynaecology in both the United Kingdom and Australia. She has had extensive training in laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery and has a special interest in laparoscopic hysterectomy, endometriosis excision, endometrial ablation (for treatment of heavy periods), colposcopy and infertility. Dr Semmler has worked and trained in Reproductive Medicine for over 10 years. She is a consultant at Fertility SA and as such is able to offer continuity of care for couples requiring more advanced infertility treatment such as IVF.


  • 1990 -MBBS (Adelaide University)
  • 2002 -FRANZCOG - Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • Accredited for Advanced (Level 5-6) Gynaecological Laparoscopic Procedures at Calvary Healthcare North Adelaide SA
  • Extensive training in Reproductive Medicine

Current Positions

  • Visiting Specialist at Calvary Healthcare North Adelaide
  • Visiting Specialist at St Andrews Hospital Adelaide
  • Consultant and Director at Fertility SA

Area of Specialisation

  • Surgical procedures including
    1. Laparoscopic procedures such as Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy, Endometriosis Excision and Myomectomy
    2. Fertility related surgery such as hysteroscopic resection of fibroids and septum, ovarian drilling and excision of endometriosis
    3. Novasure and Thermachoice Endometrial Ablation (for heavy menstruation)
    4. Vaginal surgery
    5. Urinary Incontinence procedures (Suburethral Slings)
  • Consultant and Director at Fertility SA

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • Australasian Gynaecological Endoscopy and Surgical Society (AGES)
  • National Association of Specialist Obstetricians and Gynaecologist (NASOG)
  • Director, Fertility SA
  • Past member of the South Australian Council of Reproductive Technology