Professor Ajay Rane

Professor Ajay Rane is Professor and Head of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Consultant Urogynaecologist at James Cook University. He is Director of Urogynaecology at The Townsville Hospital. Born in England and after finishing his primary schooling Ajay went to India and did his MBBS degree and also his training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, which got him the MD in Obstetrics, and Gynaecology from the University of Poona. He then went to England and did his Masters from Liverpool University in Urogynaecology, did his MRCOG from the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in London and also his FRCS after doing Urology and General Surgery. Ajay then moved to Australia as a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and was awarded the FRANZCOG by the Royal College in Australia. He also did Sub-Speciality training in Urogynaecology for which he was awarded the CU in the year 2000. Ajay completed his PhD with the James Cook University looking at various postures on the toilet and its effect on micturition. He was awarded FICOG (Hon) in January 2010 by the Indian College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology for his work in Chennai. Recently he produced a Bollywood movie called RIWAYAT which deals with the vexatious practice of female infanticide & feticide in India. He was finalist Australian of the Year in 2012 and awarded the ORDER OF AUSTRALIA in 2013.