Professor Bill Ledger

Professor Bill Ledger

PHONE: 1300 222 623
  • Sydney CBD
    Gateway, Level 18, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney CBD, NSW 2000

“Professor Ledger is known as “the friendly face of IVF” and is internationally renowned for his wealth of knowledge, compassion and understanding for patients throughout their treatment.”

Professor Ledger works primarily in:

  • IVF and fertility care.
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
  • Reproductive Endocrinology.
  • Gynaecological disorders.

With more than 30 years of experience in fertility, obstetrics and gynaecology Professor Ledger holds specialist qualifications in infertility and reproductive medicine. His exceptional patient care is founded on his caring disposition and drive to help his patients achieve the best possible outcome.

Professor Ledger has unparalleled advanced knowledge in fertility medicine and science, with comprehensive research interests in all facets of reproductive medicine and surgery. Leading the fertility research group at University of New South Wales, Professor Ledger is the most published fertility specialist in the State. His studies have impacted medical practice and research in fertility medicine profoundly over the last three decades, identifying him as among the most illustrious specialists in the field.

His standing as the ‘friendly face of IVF’ has been recognised by hundreds of appreciative patients and families as he continues to convey the greatest contemporary developments in reproductive science into his medical practice.

Renowned researcher Professor Ledger is also an accomplished author with more than 300 peer-reviewed papers and journal articles, 16 books joint authored and more than 50 book chapters published on infertility and reproductive medicine, inclusive of the 2020 Oxford Textbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (London) and the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. Professor Ledger also has dual subspecialist qualifications in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (CREI, Australia) and Reproductive Medicine and Surgery (UK) rendering him exceptionally qualified to deal with infertility and hormonal matters.

Professor Ledger is proud to deliver all facets of LGBTI+ fertility treatment, from donor cycles (eggs, sperm and embryos) to surrogacy.

For convenience of his patients, Professor Ledger offers telehealth appointments.


Awards and achievements

  • Head and Professor of the Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (School of Women’s and Children’s Health) at the University of New South Wales.
  • Director of the Department of Reproductive Medicine (Fertility and Research Centre) at the Royal Hospital for Women.
  • Senior Vice Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales.
  • Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Sheffield.
  • Reader in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Oxford and Clinical Lecturer and Subspecialist Trainee in Reproductive Medicine in Edinburgh.
  • Member of the UK Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority for five years, the Government regulator of fertility medicine in the UK.
  • Chair of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Examinations and Assessment Committee for five years.
  • Member of Council and Vice President of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
  • Member of the NHMRC Committee to review Ethical Guidelines for Assisted Reproductive Technology.
  • Chair, Assisted Reproductive Technology Working Group of the Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce.




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