MBBS (Hons 1), BSc (Hons 1), PhD, FRANZCOG
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Areas of Interests
- Obstetrics (all aspects)
- gynaecology (all aspects)
- minimally invasive gynaecology
- Fertility surgery
North Shore Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Mater Clinic, Suite 1.06, 3-9 Gillies St
North Sydney NSW 2060
Other practice locations
Northern Beaches Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Suite 4320 / Level 3, 834 Pittwater Road, Dee Why
Visiting Medical Officer: Mater Hospital, North Shore Private & Royal North Shore Hospitals
1. Lyons SD & Baber RJ. (2016) Yes or no? BSO at the time of benign pelvic surgery. Medical Observer, June Edition, pp. 37-45.
2. Lyons SD & Kee DN. (2015) Laparoscopic energy sources. O&G Magazine. Summer (No.4) 17, 36-41.
3. Lyons SD. (2015) Q&a: ‘My patient has requested a permanent sterilisation, but she has been reading about ovarian cancer risks and rather than tubal clips wants me to remove the fallopian tubes instead. What should I do?’ O&G Magazine. Spring (Vol. 3) 17, 56-58.
4. Buckley V, Nesbitt-Hawes EM, Atkinson P, Won H, Deans R, Burton A, Lyons SD & Abbott JA. (2015) Laparoscopic myomectomy: clinical outcomes and comparative evidence. J. Minim. Invasive Gynecol. 22, 11-25.
5. Law KS, Abbott JA & Lyons SD. (2014) Energy Sources for Gynecological Laparoscopic Surgery: A Review of the Literature. Obstet. Gynecol. Survey. 69, 763-76.
6. Lyons SD. (2014) Opinion. Human hands vs robotic surgery. Medical Observer. May 16th Edition, pp. 19-20.
7. Lyons S.D. (2014) Opinion. Endometriosis: Underdiagnosed and misdiagnosed. Medical Observer. October 10th Edition, pp. 20-1.
8. Lyons SD. (2014) Update. Endometriosis: Essentials for general practice part 1. Medical Observer. October 10th Edition, pp. 23-7.
9. Lyons SD. (2014) Update. Endometriosis: Essentials for general practice part 2. Medical Observer. October 24th Edition, pp. 23-6.
After completing a science degree (majoring in biochemistry) at the University of Melbourne and a PhD at the University of Sydney, Dr Lyons completed his medical degree, also at the University of Sydney. He subsequently undertook specialist training in Obstetrics & Gynaecology at Royal North Shore Hospital including a secondment in the United Kingdom at Odstock Hospital, Salisbury. After becoming a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG), Dr Lyons undertook two years of advanced training in minimally invasive gynaecological surgery at Sydney’s Royal Hospital for Women.
The focus of Dr Lyons’ practice is divided fairly evenly between obstetrics and gynaecology. He delivers babies at the Mater Hospital, North Shore Private Hospital and Royal North Shore Hospital where he is a VMO. He is also a VMO in advanced gynaecological endoscopic surgery at Royal Hospital for Women in Randwick.
Dr Lyons is passionate about education and involved with medical student, junior medical officer and specialist-in-training teaching at Royal North Shore Hospital and Royal Hospital for Women. He is a Senior Lecturer at the Universities of Sydney and New South Wales and an examiner for RANZCOG Membership. Dr Lyons is also heavily involved in medical research and has published extensively in international literature. He is on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynaecology.
Dr Lyons is a Councillor on the Board of RANZCOG and Chair of Education on the RANZCOG NSW Regional Committee. He is also a Director on the Board of the Australasian Gynaecological Endoscopy & Surgery Society (AGES). Dr Lyons is the Obstetrics & Gynaecology representative on the Mater Hospital Patient Care Review Committee.