Dr Orla McNally

Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist Royal Women’s Hospital

Dr Orla McNally graduated from University College Cork in 1990. After obtaining a fellowship in general surgery she completed training in obstetrics and gynaecology and spent some time in laboratory research at the University of Dundee studying p53 mutations and their effect on chemoresistance of cancer cells.

From 2003 to 2009 she led the development of a gynaecological cancer unit in Taunton, Somerset.

In 2009 she moved to Melbourne as Director of the Gynaecology Oncology and Dysplasia Unit WHERE. Dr McNally’s main interest is multidisciplinary care and particularly maintaining holistic care.

She continues to support and encourage research and clinical trial activity.