Personal profile


Luk Rombauts is an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Monash University and the Head of Reproductive Medicine at Monash Medical Centre, Southern Health. He is the Research Director of Monash IVF and a Research Fellow of the Prince Henry's Institute of Medical Research.

His clinical interests include the management of male and female infertility, reproductive microsurgery, and advanced laparoscopic surgery for the treatment of severe endometriosis.

He has a strong academic track record in women's health. He has extensive expertise in clinical and translational research in the field of reproductive medicine. His main research interests include endometriosis and embryo implantation. He has published over 80 papers in peer-reviewed journals and has given many invited lectures at international conferences. He was the scientific chair of the 2008 World Congress on Endometriosis and the 2012 World Congress of Human Reproduction.

He is a training supervisor and examiner for the Certificate of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, a subspecialty degree obtained through the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.

Assoc Prof Rombauts is a Board Member of the World Endometriosis Society and the editor of the World Endometriosis Society's electronic Journal. He is a trustee of the World Endometriosis Research Foundation Board and a Board Member of the Fertility Society of Australia. He is also a member of the RANZCOG Grants and Scholarship Committee. He is associate editor of Human Reproduction, the highest ranking journal publishing original research in the field of reproductive medicine.

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Projects 2011 2020

Research Output 1997 2018

Idiopathic infertility in women is associated with distinct changes in proliferative phase uterine fluid proteins

Fitzgerald, H., Evans, J., Johnson, N., Infusini, G., Webb, A. I., Rombauts, L., Vollenhoven, B. J., Salamonsen, L. A. & Edgell, T. 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Biology of Reproduction. p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Research Priorities for Endometriosis: Recommendations from a Global Consortium of Investigators in Endometriosis

Rogers, P. A. W., Adamson, G. D., Al-Jefout, M., Becker, C. M., D'Hooghe, T. M., Dunselman, G. A. J., Fazleabas, A., Giudice, L. C., Horne, A. W., Hull, M. L., Hummelshoj, L., Missmer, S. A., Montgomery, G. W., Stratton, P., Taylor, R. N., Rombauts, L., Saunders, P. T. K., Vincent, K., Zondervan, K. T. & WES/WERF Consortium for Research Priorities in Endometriosis 1 Feb 2017 In : Reproductive Sciences. 24, 2, p. 202-226 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Survey of Reproductive Experiences and Outcomes of Cancer Survivors Who Stored Reproductive Material Before Treatment

Hammarberg, K., Kirkman, M., Stern, C., McLachlan, R. I., Clarke, G., Agresta, F., Gook, D., Rombauts, L., Vollenhoven, B. & Fisher, J. R. W. 1 Dec 2017 In : Human Reproduction. 32, 12, p. 2423-2430 8 p., dex314

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle