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Our doctors are highly experienced obstetricians and gynaecologists specialising in obstetric & gynaecological ultrasound as well as prenatal diagnosis. All are extremely motivated to provide a professional and caring approach to women of all backgrounds.

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Dr Philippa Ramsay

Managing Partner

Dr Philippa Ramsay is an obstetrician and gynaecologist who has sub-specialised in Obstetric and Gynaecological Ultrasound and Prenatal Diagnosis since 1990.

She has a VMO appointment at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and is a Lecturer in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Sydney University. She is an examiner in Ultrasound for the Ultrasound sub-specialty of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Dr Ramsay has written several book chapters on Obstetric and Gynaecological Ultrasound. She is a member of the Australian Association of Obstetric and Gynaecological Ultrasonologists, the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine and the Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand.

Philippa is the Director of Ultrasound Care and San Ultrasound for Women. She believes in providing empathetic and professional care for women and girls of all ages.

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Dr Linda Atkins


Dr Linda Atkins is an obstetrician and gynaecologist who specialises in Obstetric and Gynaecological Ultrasound and has done for the past 25 years. As well as being a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, she holds the Diploma in Diagnostic Ultrasound.

Linda's special interest is in 3-dimensional and 4-dimensional ultrasound, particularly 3-dimensional reconstruction of Mullerian anomalies of the uterus. Linda is known for her clear explanation of difficult medical problems.

Linda is also a lecturer and examiner for the University of Sydney Medical School.

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Dr Joanne Ludlow



Dr Joanne Ludlow is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with a special interest in Gynaecological and Obstetric Ultrasound. She also works as a Senior Staff Specialist at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (RPAH). She went to medical school at Leeds University in England and her initial training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology was in Leicester and London, including at Queen Charlotte’s and Chelsea Hospital. Moving to Australia in 1993 she worked in Brisbane, Gold Coast and Perth before moving to Sydney in 2004. Dr Ludlow obtained her FRANZCOG in 1996.

She has an interest in Gynaecology, endometriosis and early pregnancy ultrasound with publications in early pregnancy complications, miscarriage, the diagnosis of endometriosis and drug use in pregnancy. At RPAH she runs an ultrasound list for the diagnosis of deep infiltrating endometriosis, is the Head Consultant for the Early Pregnancy Assessment Service at RPAH and manages the multiple pregnancy and drug health antenatal clinics. 

She has extensive experience in teaching and mentoring medical students, resident medical officers and trainees in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She won a teaching award from the University of Western Australian when working in Perth. Dr Ludlow as a conjoint senior lecturer at Sydney University, where she also completed a Masters of Medicine in Clinical Epidemiology in 2012. Dr Ludlow has served on the Training and Accreditation and State RANZCOG NSW committees. She is a member of ISUOG and ASUM and is a certified member of the International Ovarian Tumour Analysis (IOTA) collaboration.

She brings this wealth of knowledge and experience to her patients at Ultrasound Care.


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Dr Karen Mizia


Dr Karen Mizia joined the practice in November 2007. She came to us from the Royal Hospital for Women where she was a staff specialist having completed two years of sub-specialty training in the Department of Fetal Medicine.  Since then she has completed a Masters of Public Health from Queensland University, holds the Diploma in Diagnostic Ultrasound and is a recognised sub-specialist in Obstetric and Gynaecological Ultrasound. She has worked as a senior staff specialist at Canberra Hospital and currently works as a Fetal Medicine Specialist at Westmead Hospital. 

She has done research into the difficult diagnosis of late fetal growth restriction and along with Dr Lynn Townsend has published on some of the difficulties with Non Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) for sex chromosomes.

Karen is currently the Deputy Chair of the NSW Regional Committee for RANZCOG.  She is actively involved in the Australian Society of Ultrasound in Medicine residing as a Counselor, Chair of the Standards of Practice Committee and Chair of the Diploma of Diagnostic Ultrasound.  She is a dedicated teacher and proponent for exploring new techniques and ensuring the highest possible diagnostic services for her patients and Ultrasound Care.

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Dr Lynn Townsend


Dr Lynn Townsend is an enthusiastic Obstetrician Gynaecologist.  She holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Sydney and was awarded the Royal North Shore Medal during her final year. Lynn also holds a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Physiology from the University of New South Wales.

Lynn is a lecturer within the Medical Faculty at UNSW and regularly teaches medical students and junior medical officers.  She holds membership with a number of professional associations including ASUM and SOMANZ.

Her interests include genetic screening tests, placentae and ultrasound investigation of infertility.

Being a mother of three energetic daughters herself, Lynn has an understanding and genuine interest in all aspects of pregnancy and women’s health. Lynn is very pleased to be a part of the team at Ultrasound Care to provide individualised and comprehensive care.

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Dr Lucy Bowyer


Dr Lucy Bowyer is an Obstetrician Gynaecologist and a sub-specialist in Materno-Fetal Medicine. She completed her medical training at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne and then went on to specialise in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the North East of England. She moved to Sydney in 1996 to complete a doctorate on high blood pressure in pregnancy and then went on to become a consultant at the Royal Hospital for Women in 2003.

She is also a conjoint Senior Lecturer at the University of NSW, and an author of numerous publications on the treatment of medical problems in pregnancy. She consults women with complex problems in pregnancy at the Royal Hospital for Women. She brings these skills and experience to help women at Ultrasound Care.

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Dr Wendy Carseldine



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Dr Joyce Woo



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Dr Minke Burke