Dr Avril Moodley

Dr. Avril Moodley is a dynamic Specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. Her journey in the medical field began with her graduation from Walter Sisulu University in 2004, and her love for Obstetrics and Gynaecology was solidified during her community service in Ermelo, Mpumalanga.


With years of experience working as a Senior Medical Officer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Pediatrics at Wentworth Hospital and Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Dr. Moodley went on to specialize at the University of Cape Town Where she became a Fellow of the College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 2012.


Dr Moodley went on to obtain a Master of Medicine (MMed) Degree in obstetrics and gynaecology in 2013 achieving a distinction in the dissertation component. In 2020


Dr. Moodley obtained a HarvardX Certificate for a course titled PH278 AX: The Health Effects of Climate Change.


In 2023 she qualified as a Menopause Society certified Menopause Practitioner from the formerly known North American Menopause Society and currently the only medical doctor in South Africa with this prestigious qualification.


Since 2013, she has been in private practice, dedicating her career to helping women achieve optimal health. With her passion and expertise in women’s health and preventative medicine, Dr Moodley is committed to providing exceptional care and support to empower you. She is also known for her poetry as well as her adventurous spirit being a qualified padi open water diver.

More About NAMS

NAMS specialists have a deep understanding of the physiological, psychological, and social factors that impact women’s health during the menopause transition and beyond.


They are familiar with the latest research and treatment options for menopause-related symptoms, as well as the long-term health risks that women may face during and after menopause.


NAMS specialists provide comprehensive care that addresses the many physical and emotional changes that women may experience during menopause.


Holding this certification along with other credentials as an Obstetrician / gynaecologist Dr. Moodley will help women manage common symptoms such as hot flashes, vaginal dryness, and mood changes, as well as provide guidance on maintaining bone health, reducing the risk of heart disease and breast cancer, while promoting healthy lifestyle habits.


This also encompasses younger women who develop early menopause or ovarian failure.

By working with a NAMS specialist, you can be confident in receiving individualized care that is tailored to your unique needs, preferences, and medical history.