Surgical Oncology

Surgical Oncology: Breast, Endocrine, Sarcoma and Melanoma Surgery

The Department of Surgical Oncology at St Vincent’s Private Hospital Sydney provides specialised care for patients with breast cancer, thyroid cancer, sarcoma, melanoma and a wide range of other tumours.

Surgeons in the department work closely with specialists in Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Cancer Genetics within the St Vincent’s Campus to provide multidisciplinary care for patients with cancer. Our aim is to provide excellence in cancer care from early diagnosis to ongoing management and follow up. All patients are presented at our regular multidisciplinary tumour group meetings held at the Kinghorn Cancer Centre to ensure that their care is fully co-ordinated within the one centre of excellence.

All members of the department have undergone advanced post-fellowship training in surgical oncology at prestigious overseas centres.

The Department of Surgical Oncology provides excellence in care for patients with a broad range of tumour groups. These include the following:

  • Breast cancer and breast surgery: multidisciplinary care for the diagnosis, treatment and ongoing management of management of patients with breast cancer and other breast disorders. A full range of breast surgery techniques including breast conserving surgery, oncoplastic surgery, sentinel lymph node biopsy and breast reconstruction are provided. We have a specialist Clinical Nurse Consultant-Breast Care Nurse to assist and support our patients.
  • Endocrine, thyroid and parathyroid surgery: surgery for the treatment of thyroid cancer, tumours and other thyroid diseases, such as parathyroid disease and hyperparathyroidism
  • Melanoma and advanced cutaneous malignancies: surgery including primary tumour resection and reconstruction, sentinel lymph node biopsy and the removal of involved lymph nodes
  • Sarcoma and soft tissue tumours: diagnosis resection and reconstruction after surgery
  • Neuroendocrine and gastrointestinal stomal tumours

Cancer Services Nurse CNC

Suzie Flynn (Cancer Services/Palliative Care CNC):

Mobile 0437 392 043 Office 02 8382 7452

Hannah Nicholas (Breast Care CNC):

Mobile 0437 426 178 | Office 028382 7715

Our Specialists

Dr Anthony Chambers

Dr Paul Crea

Dr Warren Hargreaves

Dr Kim Isaacs

Dr Michael Jensen

Dr Alex Matthews

Dr David Segara

Dr April Wong


Our Specialists

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