Our History

Established by Dr Huda Younis and Dr Rebecca McCormack, Gaia Women’s Specialists provides Canberra with skilled and sensitive obstetrics and gynaecologist services.  Dr Younis and Dr McCormack both strive to ensure that their patients are cared for in the most professional and caring manner and provide a full range of services that encompasses all modes of delivery and both uncomplicated and high risk pregnancies, along with other gynaecological conditions.

What We Do

We provide skill and qualified obstetrics and gynaecologist services including vaginal deliveries, management of healthy pregnancies, caesarean section deliveries, coping with the physical and emotional changes during pregnancy, preconception (Pregnancy Planning) assessment and advice, high-risk pregnancy, including gestational diabetes, hypertension, IVF pregnancies, management of pre-term labor, pregnancy with multiple babies (twins, etc), along with many additional gynaecological issues.

Experience you can trust

  • Dr Huda Younis
    Dr Huda Younis OBSTETRICIAN & GYNAECOLOGIST
    MBCHB  FRANZCOG

    Dr Huda Younis is an Australian and New Zealand trained and qualified Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. After obtaining her MBChB from Baghdad in 1988, Huda worked in New Zealand for a number of years before moving to Brisbane where she obtained her fellowship with the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) in 2004. Huda and her family then made the move to Canberra where she has been in private practice since 2006.

     

    Huda participates in ongoing education and risk management programs. Her areas of interest are general Gynaecology (pelvic pain, cycle problems, heavy menstrual bleeding, polyps, fibroids, ovarian cysts, contraception and menopause), endoscopy (minimal invasive surgery) and colposcopy (vulva, vagina and abnormal pap smears). Although she has a strong love of obstetrics, Huda is not currently taking on any obstetric patients.

     

    Huda speaks Arabic and English. She is happily married to Yarub, the love of her life, and has one grown up son.

  • Dr Rebecca McCormack
    Dr Rebecca McCormack OBSTETRICIAN & GYNAECOLOGIST
    MBBS  FRANZCOG

    Dr Rebecca McCormack is a fully qualified Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in Canberra.

    Rebecca specialises in providing skilled obstetric and gynaecological services including vaginal deliveries, management of healthy pregnancies, caesarean section deliveries, coping with the physical and emotional changes during pregnancy, preconception (pregnancy planning) assessment and advice, and high-risk pregnancy including gestational diabetes, hypertension, IVF pregnancies, management of pre-term labour, pregnancy with multiple babies (twins, etc.), along with many additional gynaecological issues.

  • Dianne Deer
    Dianne Deer Registered Midwife/Registered Nurse.

    Dianne has extensive experience as a nurse manager & midwife, working within birth suite, postnatal, antenatal and the Special Care Nursery in both Public and Private Hospitals.

    Dianne also spent several years working in Aboriginal maternal and child health units in Alice Springs.

     

    Dianne is married and has 3 grown up children.

  • Anna Taylor
    Anna Taylor Practice Manager

    Anna has worked within the medical industry for the past 11 years, with the last 8 years in practice management roles across Radiology, Ophthalmology and General Surgery.

     

    Anna moved from a small island town in Norway to Canberra in the early 90’s, but tries to travel back each couple of years.  Anna is a self-confessed cookbook addict, a keen baker, wanderlusty, wife and mum to 3 amazing children.

  • Sally Burrell
    Sally Burrell Medical Receptionist

    Sally started working with us in 2019. Prior to joining the team at Gaia, Sally worked in Radiology for multiple years.

     

    Sally grew up in Canberra and enjoys 4-wheel driving and Ice Hockey (go the Canberra Brave!)

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