Lake Macquarie Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Lake Macquarie Private Hospital specialist Kenneth Jaaback

Dr Kenneth Jaaback

Dr Jaaback spent his formative years in South Africa, New Zealand and England before coming to Australia to continue gynaecologic oncology surgery.  He is dual qualified in gynaecologic oncology surgery through the RCOG in London and the Australian RANZCOG.

Dr Jaaback graduated from the University of Witwatersrand Medical School in 1992.  He completed his Fellowship in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 2001.  He then completed his Oncology training through London, working both in Bristol and Bath, receiving his Fellowship in Gynaecologic Cancer Surgery in the United Kingdom in 2005.  In 2007 he arrived in Australia and was granted the FRANZCOG Certificate of Gynaecologic Oncology in 2008.

Dr Jaaback's private practice is located within the Merewether Specialist Centre, Hamilton South, Newcastle.   He is actively involved both in the private and public sector, and is a senior Visiting Medical Officer and senior lecturer of Gynaecologic Oncology and Colposcopy at the John Hunter Hospital.

Dr Jaaback is a specialist obstetrician & gynaecologist and gynaecologic oncologist and with his focus on the full range of gynaecologic malignancies, premalignant conditions as well as complex benign gynaecology.  He is dedicated to improving the quality of life for women by providing the highest quality of diagnosis, treatment and recovery pathways in a caring and supporting environment.  

Dr Jaaback's focus is on minimally invasive techniques wherever possible to reduce pain, immobility and hasten recovery.  He will preserve fertility wherever possible and will consider all options for treatment without compromising cancer outcomes.

Dr Jaaback manages complex benign conditions as well as risk-reducing surgery for patients with a strong family history or for those who carry a genetic defect.  He manages all premalignant gynaecologic conditions and gynaecologic malignancies (ovarian, primary peritoneal, Fallopian tube, uterine, cervical, vulval and vaginal).