After more than 30 years of O&G, I still remain passionate and continue to be inspired by my work. I am empowered by the strengths and achievements of women, young and old, and their partners who choose to share their journeys in life with me.
Dr Anna Bof was born and raised in Adelaide of migrant Italian parents. She studied medicine at the University of Adelaide graduating in 1981, completing her Internship at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and her Residency /Family Medicine Program training at the Lyell McEwin Health Service. She worked as a General Practitioner for a short while, prior to commencing her Obstetrics and Gynaecology training in 1985.
During her training she worked in all the major Adelaide hospitals within the Public Sector. She finally settled at the Lyell McEwin Health Service working as a Staff Specialist. She now continues, as a Visiting Medical Specialist, to do public work in the High Risk Pregnancy Clinic and Labour Ward.
She commenced her Private Practice in Obstetrics & Gynaecology in 2000 and worked as a solo practitioner until 2006 when North East Women’s Health was formed with Dr Beth Russ.
Her areas of interest and specialty in Obstetrics are in High Risk Pregnancy management, Obstetric Medicine, Recurrent Pregnancy loss and Ultrasound. Attending regular conferences to keep her skills and knowledge in these areas up to date, together with extensive years of expertise, helps her provide quality care to all her patients.
Whilst her practice is predominantly Obstetrics, she also practices in General Gynaecology with an interest in Menstrual Disorders, Vulval Disorders, Colposcopy, Menopause, Infertility and Recurrent Miscarriages.
Dr Bof is currently Chair of the Perinatal Committee at the North Eastern Community Hospital and a member of several Associations related to her areas of interest.
Other interests in life include gardening, reading, cooking, dining out and going to the movies and theatre. Sometimes she makes it to see the end and even has time for dessert too!