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Lulu van Eeden - Gynaecologist

Private Service, Obstetrics and Gynaecology


Dr Lulu van Eeden is a NZ trained doctor who received her medical degree at Otago University in 2010. Her interest in gynaecology was developed early and she was the recipient of the Sir Bernard Dawson award for being the top medical graduate in obstetrics and gynaecology in the Dunedin Clinical School of Medicine, as well as the Batchelor Memorial Medal and Prize for being the top graduate in obstetrics and gynaecology at Otago University in 2010.

After graduation, Lulu underwent specialist training in obstetrics and gynaecology, and trained at Waikato, Hawkes Bay, North Shore and Auckland City hospitals. At the end of her training, Lulu underwent a two year fellowship in gynaecology oncology at Counties Manukau DHB. At the end of her fellowship, she was offered a consultant position at CMDHB, where she is now based.

Lulu is part of the faster cancer treatment team at Counties Manukau DHB. Her areas of interest are management of menstrual disorders, colposcopy and gynaecology cancers. Lulu is also actively involved in the teaching of medical students and gynaecology specialty trainees at CMDHB.

Lulu conducted three years of medical research on the effects of oxytocin (a female hormone) with Dr Anica Klockars (PhD) at Waikato University. Lulu travelled to the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists World Congress to present her research findings in 2018.

Lulu speaks fluent Mandarin, and is able to consult in Mandarin if required.

Lulu married a South African in 2018, taking on the surname ‘van Eeden’. When not working, Lulu enjoys hiking the great trails of NZ with her husband.


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Languages Spoken

English, Mandarin Chinese

Procedures / Treatments

  • Endometriosis

    The endometrium is the name of the tissue that lines your uterus (womb).… More

  • Fibroids

    Fibroids are noncancerous growths or tumours on the muscular part of the uterus (womb); sometimes they are also called myomas.… More

  • Ovarian Cysts

    An ovarian cyst is a fluid-filled sac or pouch in the ovary.  In most cases, the cyst grows as a result of ovulation (when the egg is released from the ovary), and it will usually shrink over time.… More

  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

    Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder that can cause you to have a variety of symptoms, including no periods or irregular periods, increased hair growth on the face and body, acne (pimples) and increased bodyweight.… More

  • Menstrual Problems

    Menstruation is the medical name for your monthly period. This is when blood and tissue from the lining of the uterus (womb) is shed through the vagina and out of the body.… More

  • Endometrial Ablation

    The endometrium is the lining of your uterus (womb). Endometrial ablation is the surgical removal or destruction of this lining.… More

  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

    Many women experience feelings of tension, anger, fatigue and depression just before and during the first days of their menstrual period.… More

  • Cervical Dysplasia

    Cervical dysplasia is the growth of abnormal cells around the cervix (entrance to the uterus).… More

  • Pap Smear

    A Pap smear is a test to check for signs of cancer on the cervix (entrance to the uterus).… More

  • Colposcopy

    A colposcopy is a detailed examination of the cervix (entrance to the uterus) with a specially lit microscope (colposcope).… More

  • Vaginal Infections

    The most common vaginal infections are yeast infections (also called candidiasis or thrush), trichomoniasis, or bacterial infections (also called bacterial vaginosis).… More

  • Menopause

    Menopause is also called the “change of life” and is the time when your periods will become irregular and stop.… More

  • Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

    Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is when female hormones (oestrogen by itself or with progesterone) are given to a woman during or after menopause when the production of oestrogen by the ovaries declines.… More

  • Hysterectomy

    A hysterectomy is an operation to remove your uterus (womb).… More

  • Oophorectomy

    An oophorectomy is an operation to remove one or both ovaries.… More

  • Hysteroscopy and Dilatation and Curettage (D&C)

    This is an operation where the cervix (entrance to the uterus) is dilated and a hysteroscope (small lighted mini telescope) is inserted into the uterus through the vagina and cervix so the specialist can see the inside of the uterus.… More

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This page was last updated at 9:37AM on September 28, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Lulu van Eeden - Gynaecologist.