Dr Lauren Kite
Dr Lauren Kite is a practicing Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and Specialist Pain Medicine Physician. At Northern Pain Centre Lauren’s focus is in the management of pelvic pain and includes conditions such as;
- Chronic pelvic pain
- Endometriosis, adenomyosis and other pathologies of the pelvis
- Pain and other disruptive symptoms relating to the menstrual cycle
- Vulval and perineal pain
- Pain and disorders of sexual function
- Pain occurring during or following pregnancy
Lauren was awarded a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) from the University of Sydney in 2008. She undertook her Obstetrics and Gynaecology training in Sydney and Newcastle. Her final years of O&G were completed at The Royal Hospital for Women in Sydney where she had gained extensive experience in the management of pelvic pain. She had the opportunity to develop advanced skills in laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery as well as in other procedures related to the management of pelvic pain. Lauren’s Pain Medicine fellowship was completed at Royal North Shore and Prince of Wales Hospitals ending with a placement based out of the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne. There Lauren gained experience in managing pelvic pain in the Paediatric, Adolescent and gender diverse populations.
Lauren also has a keen interest and active involvement in research. She has a Masters of Clinical Trials Research from the University of Sydney and has been published in peer reviewed journals and on clinical practice sites.
In her approach to pelvic pain Lauren considers all the possible contributors, with management generally composed of a mix of physical and medical therapies, lifestyle changes, education and targeted interventions.