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Robert McLachlan

Head, Clinical Andrology, Hudson Institute

Professor Rob McLachlan is the Director of Andrology Australia (Australian Centre of Excellence in Male Reproductive Health), he is a Principal Research Fellow of the NHMRC at Prince Henry’s Institute and is Deputy Director of Endocrinology at the Monash Medical Centre. He specialises in the area of male reproductive medicine and has made significant contributions to research in endocrinology, infertility and andrology. He combines his academic career with active clinical practice as a consultant in these fields. Rob is a consultant to the World Health Organisation (WHO) on male infertility regulation, is a former president of the Fertility Society of Australia, and former Secretary of the International Society of Andrology.


  • –present
    Head, Clinical Andrology, Prince Henry's Institute
  • –present
    Consultant Andrologist, Monash IVF
  • –present
    Director, Andrology Australia


  • 1988 
    Monash University, Doctor of Philosophy
  • 1984 
    Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Fellowship
  • 1977 
    Monash University, Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery

Research Areas

  • Endocrinology (110306)