Gynaecology and Obstetrics

Annemette W. Lykkebo



Lead consultant

Tel.: +45 2115 3404



Head Nurse

Tel.: 45 4043 3366


Anette Lund Frederiksen

Head of Midwifery

Tel.: +45 2055 4008


Jens Fedder


Tel.: +45 6541 3253


Peter Humaidan


Tel.: +45 6541 2334


Vibeke Rasch


Tel.: +45 6541 1634


Pernille Ravn

Research Associate Professor

Tel.: +45 6541 2371


Jan Stener Jørgensen

Research Associate Professor

Tel.: +45 6541 2346


Ronald Lamont

Guest Professor

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Olav Istre

Assistant Professor

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Core Tasks

ThThe Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics is one of four specialist departments within gynaecology and obstetrics in the Region of Southern Denmark.


Overall, the highly specialised functions include:

  • Gynaecological oncology

  • Infertility

  • Uterine artery embolisation for leiomyomata

  • Complicated prolapse and incontinence

  • Pregnancy with complicated medical or surgical disorders

  • Prenatal diagnostics.

  • Overall, the Department is responsible for 24 highly specialised functions, see the new speciality plan.




The department is managed by a lead consultant, a head nurse and a head of midwifery. The Department's wards, outpatient departments, maternity ward, surgery ward, fertility clinic and other sections are managed by section/clinic management. This management typically comprises a lead consultant as well as a lead nurse and/or a lead midwife.



The department's medical staff (66) comprises:


  • 1 lead consultant

  • 6 professsorships, two of which are guest proffersorships

  • 34 consultants

  • 25 junior physicians

Other staffing (full-time positions) in 2012: Nurses, social and healthcare assistants/nursing aides, midwives, biologists, psychologists, social advisors, laboratory technologists, medical secretaries/clerical assistants, specialist and others Total 407.



Link to the Department's pages on the University of Southern Denmark website


Research Areas


Common gynaecology:


  • Different aspects of endometriosis

  • Hormone replacement therapy in peri- and postmenopausal women

  • Hereditary breast-ovarian cancer

  • Embolisation of uterine fibroids

  • Genital infections

  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), adiposity and the female hormonal profile




  • Clinical studies on hormonal factors controlling human female reproduction

  • In vitro maturation (IVM) of human oocytes in the treatment of infertility (PhD project)

  • Studies on LH receptor expression in human ovarian granulosa cells

  • Studies on human embryonal stem cells

  • Preimplantation genetic disorders

  • Improvement of procedures for Intra Uterine Insemination (IUI)

  • Male infertility


Gynaecological oncology:


  • Case management

  • Delay in treatment of gynaecologic cancer patients

  • Psychological aspects in treatment of gynaecologic cancer patients

  • Translational research. Use of microarray techniques and proteomics in diagnosing and prognostication of women with ovarian cancer

Key figures

Employees 523
Beds 95
Number of delivery rooms 15
Operating tables 41/uge
Outpatient visitis 115.823
Patients discharged 13.643
Births 4.650