Below is a list of the top and leading Oncologists in Melbourne. To help you find the best oncologists located near you in Melbourne, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Melbourne’s Best Oncologists:
The top-rated oncologists who treat cancer and provides medical care for a person diagnosed with cancer are:
- Dr Richard De Boer
- Prof. Arun Azad
- Prof Andrew H Strickland
Dr Richard De Boer
Dr Richard De Boer completed his general medical training and then medical oncology training at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. In 1997 he undertook a 3-year breast and lung cancer clinical research Fellowship at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London, working with Professor Ian Smith. He returned to Melbourne in 2000 and since then has been a consultant medical oncologist working in both public and private practice. He is currently a consultant medical oncologist in both the breast and lung cancer units at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.
Breast Cancer, Thoracic Malignancies (Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma), Pancreatic and Biliary Cancers.
“The kindest most caring man in the world thanks for all you do Rick to make us well again. Above & Beyond”- Toni Harris
Prof. Arun Azad
Prof. Arun Azad has a prolific research record with numerous peer-reviewed publications and many podium oral presentations at national and international meetings. He has received 25 competitive prizes and awards including 4 prestigious Merit Awards from the American Society of Clinical Oncology and has been awarded over $9M in competitive, named funding.
Breast Cancer, Neuro-Oncology, Lung Cancer, Melanoma & Skin, Upper & Lower Gastrointestinal.
“Dr. Arun Azad saved my wife’s life. The level of care and professionalism was unbelievable. I will never forget what they have done for us.”- Jeremy McLeod
Prof Andrew H Strickland
Prof. Andrew H Strickland Associate Professor Andrew Strickland is a medical oncologist and clinical researcher specializing in gastrointestinal cancer including neuroendocrine tumors. He graduated from Melbourne University and completed his training in medical oncology with the Royal Australian College of Physicians. He subsequently undertook a fellowship at Guy’s Hospital in London where he worked in the area of upper gastrointestinal cancer.
Immunotherapy, Chemotherapy, Surgical Oncologist, Breast & Lung Cancer.
“I had my first appointment with Professor Strickland yesterday, after recently being diagnosed with bowel cancer. Visiting an Oncologist filled me with dread, but Mr. Strickland was so friendly and welcoming, whilst putting my mind at rest. He explained the process of Chemotherapy in absolute detail and I feel completely ‘safe’ with him and know I’m in very good hands. I’m feeling very lucky to have been referred to him. My sons accompanied me to the appointment and they were also very impressed.”- Wendy Atkins