Dr Ken Apen
MB ChB, FCOG(SA), FRANZCOG
Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
Dr Ken Apen who has called Tamworth home for the past 12 years and now considers himself a local, was born in Ghana, a former British Colony in West Africa. After obtaining his primary medical degree at the University of Ghana Medical School, further training and career development has taken him to 5 countries on 4 continents: Ghana, England, South Africa, the United States of America and now Australia. Dr Apen's extensive international Obstetrics and Gynaecology experience is reflected in his depth of practice.
He practices at the Tamara Private Hospital as a senior consultant and as a Senior Staff Specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at the Tamworth Hospital. He is Director of the Tamworth Obstetrics and Gynaecology Service (TOGS) @ 2 Dean Street, Tamworth where he consults privately. Dr Apen is a minimally invasive Gynaecological Surgeon with extensive experience in laparoscopy, pelvic floor reconstructive surgery for pelvic floor prolapse, infertility and general Gynaecology, including hysterectomy. He offers a boutique Obstetric practice providing high level care (antenatal, delivery, post delivery) and a range of contraceptive choices in a family friendly facility. This service is supported by an experienced midwife and dedicated frontline staff.
Dr Apen is a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Australia and New Zealand (FRANZCOG), as well as the equivalent college in South Africa (FCOG(SA). He sits on a number of committees of RANZCOG. He is a member of the American Association of Gynecological Laparoscopists, the International Urogynaecology Association and a Conjoint Senior Lecturer of the University of Newcastle.
Dr Apen is married to Dr Cathy Burns, an Orthopaedic Surgeon at Tamworth Hospital and has two sons who enjoy a range of sports.
Contact: TOGS, 2 Dean Street, Tamworth, 2340
Phone: (02)6766 1964 Fax:(02) 6766 1225 Mobile: 0448 372 736