Eastern Health – Box Hill and Maroondah Hospitals (Melbourne)

>Eastern Health – Box Hill and Maroondah Hospitals (Melbourne)

Position: Breast and Endocrine Surgery Fellow


This role would suit a 1st of 2nd year position.

Eastern Health consists of a network of Monash University Teaching Hospitals. The Breast and Endocrine Surgery Unit is a high volume breast service, treating over 220 new breast cancers a year. The unit consists of 8 breast and endocrine surgeons and 4 breast nurses across 2 campuses. Several of our surgeons are ASUM CCPU accredited and are active in surgeon performed ultrasound training. The unit has high volume operative workload (up to 9 lists a week) and has regular oncoplastic and reconstructive lists. We provide multidisciplinary cancer service across greater Eastern metropolitan Melbourne and surrounding regional areas and actively participate in clinical research through collaboration with Monash University and Eastern Clinical Research Unit. We also participate in the provision of acute general surgical service to the network.

Successful applicant will have the opportunity to receive training in a wide range of breast and endocrine conditions and procedures. The fellow will be actively involved in:

  • Oncoplastic and reconstructive breast surgery
  • Surgeon performed breast and endocrine ultrasound and biopsy
  • Multidisciplinary breast cancer and endocrine meetings
  • Breast and Endocrine outpatient clinics
  • Breastscreen
  • Minimally invasive and laparoscopic endocrine surgery

In addition, the fellow will have opportunities to take part in:

  • Clinical research
  • Teaching and supervision of SET trainees and medical students
  • General surgery including oncall roster

The fellow will be expected to work across two main campuses (Maroondah and Box Hill Hospitals) and will have access to surgical assisting at lists across several private hospitals. The fellow will participate in the general surgical on-call roster.

Location: Nelson Road, Box Hill, VIC 3128. Davey Drive, Ringwood East, VIC 3135

Hospital Info: 8 surgeons, Breast caseload - 220 new cancers/year, Endocrine caseload - 200 thyroid/parathyroid cases/year

Hospital Specialties: Oncoplastic breast surgery training (level 1-3), Surgeon performed breast and endocrine ultrasound training, MDT Meeting (weekly), Breastscreen, Clinical trials and research, On-call

Contact Information

Contact: Mr Michael Law

Phone: (03) 9871 3333

Email: mlaw.besurg@gmail.com

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