Our team

Our Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Dr Fergus Adams

MRPharmS MBBS FRANZCOG

Fergus is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist who will always go the extra mile for his patients.  He is passionate about women’s health and believes that effective team based care produces the best results.    

Fergus also works as a Consultant at Christchurch Women’s Hospital, where he has a role as an advanced laparoscopic surgeon and obstetrician.  Having trained in Christchurch, he has developed an excellent rapport with many local General Practitioners and LMC midwives. His particular areas of special interest are minimally invasive surgery, endometriosis and colposcopy.

Outside of work, Fergus is married with two children.  He loves playing sports and spending time with his family on his lifestyle block.

Fergus also works as a Consultant at Christchurch Women’s Hospital, where he has a role as an advanced laparoscopic surgeon and obstetrician.  Having trained in Christchurch, he has developed an excellent rapport with many local General Practitioners and LMC midwives. His particular areas of special interest are minimally invasive surgery, endometriosis and colposcopy.

Outside of work, Fergus is married with two children.  He loves playing sports and spending time with his family on his lifestyle block.

Dr Lisa Rofe

BMLSc MBChB DipOBS FRANZCOG

Lisa is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist offering pregnancy care, office gynaecology and gynaecologic surgery. She particularly enjoys building relationships with women allowing her to provide individualised care.

Lisa also works as a Consultant at Christchurch Women’s Hospital as a general gynaecologist and obstetrician.  She undertook her training in Christchurch and has a special interest in the management of urinary incontinence and prolapse, the medical and surgical management of pelvic pain, menstrual problems and endometriosis.  Lisa is experienced in high risk obstetrics and enjoys also being part of the Femina Baby team working with women and their midwives to provide tailored care throughout  pregnancy and birth.  

Outside of work Lisa’s two children keep her busy along with time keeping active. 

Lisa also works as a Consultant at Christchurch Women’s Hospital as a general gynaecologist and obstetrician.  She undertook her training in Christchurch and has a special interest in the management of urinary incontinence and prolapse, the medical and surgical management of pelvic pain, menstrual problems and endometriosis.  Lisa is experienced in high risk obstetrics and enjoys also being part of the Femina Baby team working with women and their midwives to provide tailored care throughout  pregnancy and birth.  

Outside of work Lisa’s two children keep her busy along with time keeping active. 

Dr Chris Spencer

MB ChB FRANZCOG

Chris has a strong reputation as an experienced, supportive and caring obstetrician here in Christchurch, and his focus is on providing obstetric care with our Femina Baby team.  He offers office gynaecology services with Femina Health.

As well as working at Christchurch Women’s Hospital he has been working as a private obstetrician since 2017 and has an excellent relationship with local LMC midwives.

Chris is passionate about providing the best possible care to facilitate an optimal pregnancy experience and delivery outcome for expectant mothers and especially looks forward to forming a trusting and confident relationship with patients and their families. 

Away from work Chris spends most of his time with his wife and two boys and family life keeps him happily busy.

As well as working at Christchurch Women’s Hospital he has been working as a private obstetrician since 2017 and has an excellent relationship with local LMC midwives.

Chris is passionate about providing the best possible care to facilitate an optimal pregnancy experience and delivery outcome for expectant mothers and especially looks forward to forming a trusting and confident relationship with patients and their families. 

Away from work Chris spends most of his time with his wife and two boys and family life keeps him happily busy.

Dr Hayley Smith

MBChB PGDipOMG FRANZCOG

Hayley is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist offering comprehensive gynaecology and antenatal care. Her excellent communication allows her to develop strong therapeutic relationships with patients and their whanau.

Hayley has completed a fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopy and Pelvic Floor Surgery at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney. She also works as a Consultant at Christchurch Women’s Hospital as an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with a focus on pelvic floor gynaecology. Hayley has a special interest in endometriosis and adolescent gynaecology, birth injury repair and pelvic floor surgery. She understands the importance of a holistsic approach and working closely within a multi-disciplinary team to ensure optimal outcomes. Hayley also offers general gynaecology services including colposcopy and minimally invasive surgery.

Away from work Hayley focuses on quality time with her young family, enjoys exercise and is passionate about music.

Hayley is currently completing a fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopy and Pelvic Floor Surgery at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney.  She undertook her specialist training here in Christchurch, where she has developed a reputation for excellence and patient focussed care. Hayley will also be working at Christchurch Women’s Hospital as an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist.

Hayley has a special interest in the management of pelvic floor disorders, prolapse and incontinence.  She understands the importance of a holistic approach and working within a multi-disciplinary team to ensure optimal management for each woman.  Hayley also offers general gynaecology services, including colposcopy and minimally invasive surgery. 

Away from work Hayley focuses on quality time with her young family, enjoys exercise and is passionate about music.

Dr Hayley Smith

Nurses

Gemma Sword

Gemma Sword

Pauline Watson

Pauline Watson

Maddy Sheerin

Maddy Sheerin

Our wonderful and experienced team of nurses are here to help care for you alongside our doctors.  They are often the first clinician you will see, whether it is simply to check your blood pressure or take a blood sample, and are passionate about providing the best possible care and getting to know you along your pregnancy journey. 

Office and reception staff

Odette Dawson

Odette Dawson

Susan Canning

Susan Canning

Celia Dillon

Celia Dillon

Odette and Susan run our office and reception here at Femina. If you have appointment, insurance or payment queries, or would like to make a general enquiry they are here to help you. See our contact page for ways to get in touch and our office hours.