Curriculum Vitae

Dr Foote has over twenty years experience and has safely preformed over 4,000 major gynaecological and urogynaecological procedures.

Dr Andrew Foote

Dr Foote has over twenty years experience as Obstetrician/Gynaecologist/ Urogynaecologist in Sydney, Newcastle, Manchester (UK) and Canberra. Dr Foote has worked in some of the most prestigious hospitals in Australia and the United Kingdom including St Vincent’s Hospital, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Westmead Hospital, John Hunter Hospital, St George Hospital and St Mary’s Hospital in Manchester.

He has safely preformed over 4,000 major gynaecological and urogynaecological procedures, and delivered over 3,000 babies.

Professional Achievements:

  • ANU Senior Lecturer, since 2003
  • President of the ACT Australian Medical Association 200 6-2008
  • Managing Partner of the Capital Day Surgical Centre, Barton from 2008 - 2012
  • President of NASOG from 2011 - 2015
  • Chairman, ACT Regional Committee RANZCOG from 2009 - 2013
  • Executive Director Barton General Practice 2013 – 2014


  • Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Peer Reviewer
  • Australian Medical Association
  • Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine
  • Australian Gynaecological Endoscopic Society
  • Christian Medical Fellowship
  • Cochrane Urinary and Faecal Incontinence Review Group
  • International Continence Society
  • International Urogynaecologist Association
  • International Urogynaecology Journal Peer Reviewer
  • NSW Continence Society
  • RANZCOG Examiner
  • RANZCOG Expert Witness
  • UK ICS


  1. Foote AJ. Giles W. Obstetric Intervention- a ten year review of trends at Westmead Hospital. Asia Oceanic J of Obstet Gynaecol 1992;18:195-8
  2. Foote AJ, Proietto A. Stage one endometrial cancer: a study of treatment modalities and outcomes over 10 years. Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol 1994;34:448-52
  3. Foote AJ. External cephalic version: a study of factors influencing success. J Obstet Gynaecol 1995;21:127-32
  4. Foote AJ, Lam A. Laparoscopic colposuspension in women with previously failed anti-incontinence surgery. J Obstet Gynaecol 1997;23
  5. Moore KH, Foote AJ, Siva S, King J, Burton G. The use of the Bladder Neck Support Prosthesis in mixed urinary incontinence. Aust NZ J Obstet Gynecol 1997;37:440-5
  6. Lavin J, Lewis CJ, Foote AJ, Hosker GL, Smith ARBS. Laparoscopic Burch colposuspension: a minimum of 2 year’s follow up and comparison with open colposuspension. Gynae Endosc 1998;5:251-8
  7. Moore KM, Foote AJ, King J, Burton G. An open study of the bladder neck support prosthesis in genuine stress incontinence. Br J Obstet Gynaecol 1999;106:42-49
  8. Dietz HP, Foote AJ, Mak HLJ, Wilson PD. TVT and Sparc suburethral slings: a case-control series. Int Urogynecol J 2004;15:129-131
  9. Lingard C, Foote AJ. Suprapubic Catheterisation: A Comparison of two Insertion Techniques. Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol 2005;45:74-77
  10. Wang D, Foote A. A Rare Complication of an Indwelling Urinary Catheter. Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol: 2006;46: 459-60.
  11. Foote AJ, Carne C, Lowndes C. Laparoscopic Colposuspension vs Vaginal Mesh Sling: A Randomised Prospective Trial. Aust NZ J Obst 2006; 46: 517-20
  12. Foote AJ, Ralph J. Infracoccygeal Sacropexy: The problem of mesh erosion’. Aust NZ J Obstet 2007; 47: 240-6
  13. Foote AJ, Moore KH. The Cost Of Urogynaecological Treatments: Which Are More Cost-Effective. Aust NZ J Obstet 2007; 47: 250-7
  14. Barry CL, Lim Y, Muller R, Greenland H, Hitchens S, Corstiaans A, Krause H, Foote A, Frazer M, Rane A. A Multicentre Prospective Randomised trial Comparing the Retropubic versus Transobturator Approach for Tension-Free Suburethral Sling Treatment of Urodynamic Stress Incontinence: The TORP Study. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. 2008:171-8
  15. Mouat G, Foote A, Tam SH. Improving Patient Care Following Gynaecological Day Surgery. ADSA 2009; 8: 14-17
  16. Foote A. A retrospective comparative series comparing monarc and sparc suburethral slings. Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2013; 3: 702-705
  17. Foote A. A Randomised Prospective Study Comparing Monarc and Miniarc Suburethral Slings. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research 2015; 41:127-31