IEC Awards 2018 Winner — Executive [Female]
Dr Preeti Khillan is Founder and Director of My OBG, Director of Western Specialist Centre and an experienced obstetrician and gynaecologist and academician. She is also a laparoscopic surgeon and certified colposcopist, and an examiner for the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
She can speak English, Hindi, Bhojpuri, Urdu and some Arabic, and uses these skills to cater to the social sensitivities of the community.
Dr Khillan has also revolutionised the provision of multi-disciplinary healthcare for the Indian community, especially in the western suburbs, by setting up Australia’s first combined Women’s and Children’s Health Clinic (Western Specialist Centre) in St Albans. These services provide 21 specialists in the one centre, thereby improving the accessibility of these services to the rapidly growing Indian community.
Dr Preeti Khillan is an active member of the Overseas Medical Graduate Association and she has worked to create bipartisan political support for issues pertaining to healthcare for the community.
She also extends help to the Yatra Foundation, ASHA Charity, and Nepal Earthquakes and East Timor reconstruction projects.