Dr Jackie Smalldridge
MBBS, FRCOG, FRANZCOG
Dr Smalldridge did her medical training in London, graduating in 1986. She became a Specialist in obstetrics and gynaecology in 1994 and worked at Counties Manukau District Health Board as a specialist gynaecologist until 2015. Jackie developed a special interest in urogynaecology with further training in the UK and USA.
Jackie's area of expertise is in the management of urinary incontinence, prolapse, urodynamics and general gynaecology. She is actively involved in teaching medical students and trainee specialists at CMDHB and she is a member of several international societies of urogynaecology.
Jackie is part of the NZ Pelvic Floor Research Group, collaborating with the Auckland Bioengineering Institute at the University of Auckland to develop novel devices that will lead to improvement in the treatment and prevention of prolapse and urinary incontinence. For more information please see http://www.newshub.co.nz/nznews/health/new-tool-helps-women-detect-pelvic-floor-disorders-2016112216
For the last few years, Jackie has been volunteering in Uganda and the Pacific joining a team of Specialists operating on women with prolapse and Obstetric fistula. For more information see www.ranzcog.edu.au/volunteer-diaries.html. She has been fundraising through Medical Aid Abroad (www.maa.org.nz) and with an initiative with Kokako coffee donating funds through the sale of Bukonzo Joint fair trade organic Coffee from the local growers collective near Kagando Hospital, Uganda. (For more information please see bukonzojointcoffee.com
Jackie has been in private practice since 2003. She is married with two teenage children.
For an appointment with Jackie, call her secretary Elaine on 09 623 0161.