Dr. Monika Juneja

Gynaecologist and Laparoscopic Surgeon

MBBS, DGO, MD, FRANZCOG, MMIS

Meet Dr. Monika Juneja

With over 25 years of experience, Dr Monika Juneja believes in providing evidence based personalised patient centred care to women of all age groups.

Dr Monika Juneja became visiting medical specialist at the Women’s and Children Hospital in 2007 and commenced private practice in Adelaide in August ,2008. She is extensively trained in laparoscopic and vaginal surgery. She did Masters in minimally invasive surgery(MMIS) from the University of Adelaide in 2010. She also works as senior staff specialist at the Flinders Medical Centre. She is a recognised teacher for advanced laparoscopic surgery training program and has passion for teaching. She is also examiner for MD program at the Flinders University.

She is accredited with the highest level of advanced gynaecological laparoscopic surgery- RANZCOG level VI at Flinders Private hospital, Ashford Hospital, Glenelg Community hospital and at the Flinders Medical Centre.

Dr Juneja completed MD in O&G from the prestigious Christian Medical College, Vellore in India in 1999. She gained extensive experience in obstetrics and gynaecological procedures as well as completed thesis on effect of Tamoxifen therapy on post-menopausal women.

Her areas of interest and expertise are advanced laparoscopic surgery including total laparoscopic hysterectomy, hysteroscopic procedures for removal of fibroids and endometrial ablation, management of endometriosis, myomectomy, ovarian problems, pelvic floor disorders and urinary incontinence. She has extensive experience in performing non-mesh vaginal and laparoscopic surgery for management of prolapse.

Whilst her practice is predominantly gynaecological surgery, she also manages vulval disorders, menopause, colposcopy, menstrual disorders and polycystic ovarian syndrome.

Dr. Juneja has widely published in the field of gynaecology and obstetrics. She has presented at many national and international meetings.  

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), University of Rajasthan, 1993.
  • Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (DGO), CMC Vellore, 1996.
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD), Obstetrics & Gynaecology, CMC Vellore, 1999.
  • Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (FRANZCOG), 2006.
  • Master of Minimally Invasive Surgery (MMIS), University of Adelaide, 2010.

Research

  • Microbiology of intra-abdominal infections in surgical patients
  • Group B Streptococcus infection in pregnancy and neonates
  • Tamoxifen induced changes in postmenopausal women with breast cancer
  • Thrombophilia incidence in adverse pregnancy outcome
  • Voiding dysfunction in transobturator versus retropubic bladder slings
  • Role of hysterectomy in apical prolapse surgery
  • Non-surgical Management of cervical ectopic pregnancy
  • Surgical outcome of posterior compartment prolapse after non-mesh Uterosacral Colpopexy

Dr. Juneja is a supporter of friends of Vellore, South Australia charitable organisation.

Personal

On a personal front, Monika is married to Dr Rajiv Juneja , consultant nephrologist and head of renal unit at Flinders Medical Centre. She has a son, who is a doctor in training.

She loves Yoga, Pilates, walks along the beach and cooking. She likes to read on ancient  hindu civilisation and fiction when not working.