Your Local Specialists:

Clinical Associate Professor Michael Cooper
Dr Geoffrey Reid
Clinical Administrator

ECCA (NSW) is supported by:

Specialist General Surgeons
Dr.Michael Moont
Dr.Matthew Morgan
A/Prof Michael Solomon
Pain Management Specialists
Dr.Milton Cohen
Dr.Henry Lam
Associated Health Care Professionals
Massage Therapists
Practitioners of Chinese Medicine
Clinical Psychologists
Associated Medical Services
Sydney Endometriosis
Sydney IVF
Australian Centre for Natural Family Planning
Australian Centre for Sexual Health
Up to date Information
Seminars and support groups to provide the latest information on management of endometriosis both for medical practitioners and women who suffer from this disease
A website updated with the latest research and information
A listing of publications relating to endometriosis



Clinical Associate Professor Cooper is a gynaecologist in private practice in Sydney. He is currently a Visiting Medical Officer and Head of endoscopic surgery at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and has appointments to St Vincent's Private Hospital and St Luke's Hospital. He is a Clinical Senior Lecturer in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Sydney University Head of Gynaecology at St Luke's Hospital and is accredited at GENA - world leaders in fertility. Clinical Associate Professor Cooper graduated from Sydney University in 1984 and became a specialist gynaecologist in 1991. He received the Chenhall Award from the University of Sydney enabling him to work for two years as a clinical research fellow in endoscopic surgery in England and France. Several months were then spent visiting the most advanced endoscopic surgical units in the USA. In 1996 he was appointed Head of Endoscopic Surgery at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and in 1997 became a Clinical Senior Lecturer in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Sydney University.

His major interest is in the treatment of endometriosis for both pain and infertility. He is involved in the training of medical students and junior doctors in specialist training and runs the endoscopic division of the gynaecological service at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. He initiated one of the early endoscopic training centres for gynaecologists in Australia at Liverpool Hospital.

Clinical Associate Professor Cooper has been the author of over 40 scientific articles and book chapters and has spoken widely within Australia and overseas. He has been an invited surgeon to several hospitals in Australia and Asia and is a visiting Associate Professor at Sun Yat-Sen University, Guanghzou, China. He is actively involved in ongoing research into the treatment of endometriosis.

He has been an advisor to the World Heath Organisation on research and training in gynaecological endoscopic surgery and has performed over 1500 advanced laparoscopic procedures.

Clinical Associate Professor Cooper is married with 3 sons & enjoys bike riding, sailing and the outdoors.
Visit Associate Professor Michael Cooper's website


Dr Reid is a gynaecologist in practice in Central Sydney, South West Sydney and the Southern Highlands of NSW. He is the Director of Gynaecological Endoscopy at Liverpool Hospital, and has appointments at St Lukes Hospital - Potts Point, Sydney Southwest Hospital -Liverpool, Southern Highlands Private Hospital - Bowral, John James Memorial Hospital - Canberra and The Wesley Hospital - Brisbane.

Dr Reid graduated from Monash University in 1975, and then spent 4 years working with the Royal Australian Air Force. He completed specialist training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Melbourne before spending three years in the UK, the last two as Clinical Lecturer with the University of Manchester.

Upon return to Australia, he spent 10 years in obstetrical and gynaecological practice in the Riverina, gaining wide experience in general gynaecology. His interest in minimally invasive surgery then bought him to Sydney to head a department of Endoscopic Surgery at Liverpool Hospital.
His major interest is the treatment of women with endometriosis. More recently he has returned to manage patients requiring Assisted Reproductive Technology (IVF), a service that many women with endometriosis require. He is accredited to provide these services in association with Sydney IVF.

Dr Reid is involved in training of doctors at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He is a lecturer at the University of NSW and is frequently involved in educational activities both within Australia and overseas. He has been an invited lecturer and surgeon in many Asian countries including China, India, Singapore and Malaysia.

Dr Reid is an executive committee member of the Australian Gynaecological Endoscopy Society, a member of the World Endometriosis Society, a member of the American Association of Gynaecological Laparoscopists and a member of the International Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy. He has presented over 100 papers at various Society meetings and is widely published especially in the field of laparoscopy and endometriosis.

Dr Reid is married to Dr Hilary F Joyce, a gynaecologist with an interest in endocrinology and menopausal medicine. He has one daughter, Frances, aged 16, who is interested in the study of languages, the theatre and fire-fighting! She also knows quite a lot about endometriosis.
Visit Dr Geoffrey Reid's website


Daphne Nordin is our Practice Nurse and Clinical Administrator in Sydney.

With professional qualifications in nursing, she has worked for a variety of public and private hospitals as well as various running her own business.
At ECCA (NSW), Daphne is responsible for lifestyle management, awareness and education, office management and business development.
Outside the office, Daphne who is married with two grown up children enjoys walking, swimming, reading and whenever the opportunity arises to travel.