Dr Patti Bastick completed her training as a Medical Oncologist in 2008. Although she trained in general oncology and can treat any solid tumour type, her practice focuses on the treatment of breast and genitourinary cancers, including testis, prostate, bladder and kidney cancers.
Patti graduated with Honours from the University of Tasmania in 1999, and moved to Sydney in 2002. She completed her physician training in the St George and Prince of Wales hospitals. Following completion of basic physician training at St George Hospital, Patti spent 12 months as the breast cancer fellow, and has 3 years of experience working with the Hereditary Cancer Service performing Genetic Risk assessment of women and their families at high risk of breast and ovarian cancer.
She has been heavily involved in training and education of junior doctors. She was a member of the Specialist Advisory Committee in Medical Oncology for the Royal Australian College of Physicians for 4 years, and she was the director of Prevocational Education and training for 3 years from 2011 to 2014.
In addition to her work at St George Oncology associates, Patti provides inpatient care at St George Private Hospital, Hurstville Private Hospital and Kareena Hospital, and also works at Southside Cancer Care Centre in Miranda, and in the public sector through St George and Sutherland Hospitals.
Consultant medical oncologist Dr Tracey Dunlop graduated from the University of New South Wales with first class Honours and obtained her FRACP in 2011.
She is a Staff Specialist at St George and Sutherland Hospitals, and a Visiting Medical Officer at St George Private Hospital, Hurstville Private Hospital and Griffith Base Hospital.
Her clinical practice is focused on the treatment of breast, lung and neurological (brain) malignancies.
Dr Dunlop’s special interests also include the care of the elderly cancer patient and through her role at Griffith Base Hospital she has gained extensive experience in general oncology. Tracey is a member of the Lung, Breast and Neuro-oncology Multidisciplinary Teams at St George Hospital, and as such is able to offer her patients input from surgeons, radiation oncologists, genetic counsellors and allied health professionals.
Dr Dunlop has an interest in mentoring/teaching junior doctors as well as GP education and is the Director of Prevocational Education and Training at St George Hospital.
“I feel privileged to work in the field of oncology and to support and guide my patients through their cancer journey. I am often asked how I can work in a field which is perceived to be emotionally demanding and has such significant impact on the lives of patients and their families. I do my job because the relationships I form with my patients can be incredibly rewarding and because I believe I can make a difference, not only in providing excellent clinical care, but with compassion and open communication.”
Dr Carole Harris is a Medical Oncologist with a special interest in treating breast cancer and genitourinary malignancies (kidney, prostate, bladder and testicular cancer).
Dr Harris graduated from Medicine at the University of Sydney Medicine with honours in 2002 and was awarded a fellowship in Medical Oncology with the Royal Australian College of Physicians in 2009. She went on to complete a Masters of Medicine (Research) in pharmacoepidemiology at the University of New South Wales in 2014.
Dr Harris is a staff specialist at St George and Sutherland Hospitals and a VMO at St George Private Hospital. As well as her clinical interests, she is heavily involved in education as a clinical lecturer at UNSW, where she teaches undergraduate medical students and runs the oncology teaching program at St George and Sutherland Clinical School.
Her research interests are based around the use and effectiveness of targeted cancer therapies both in clinical trials and in the post market setting. She is an investigator on a number of clinical trials and an examiner with the Royal Australian College of Physicians.
She is a member of a number of professional societies including the Medical Oncology Group of Australia, Clinical Oncology Society of Australia, American Society of Clinical Oncologists, Australian and New Zealand Breast Cancer Trial Group, Australian and New Zealand Urological and Prostate Cancer Trials Group.
BMed FRACP FRCPA
Dr Roncolato is a specialist in blood disorders and treats all aspects of blood diseases. He manages lymphoma, leukaemia, myelodysplasia, myeloma; disorders of platelets, bleeding and clotting; anaemia and red cell disorders such as thalassaemia, and perinatal haematology.
Dr Roncolato graduated in Medicine from the University of Newcastle and completed specialty training in Sydney. He is a Conjoint Lecturer in Medicine at the University of New South Wales and in 2010-2011 undertook research in T-cell lymphoma at the Policlinico Sant’Orsola in Bologna, Italy.
Specialties: Gastrointestinal, Pancreas, Biliary, Colorectal, Neuroendocrine and CNS tumours
Dr David Thomas has a practice that focuses on the care of people with gastro – intestinal, Neuroendocrine (NET) and CNS (Brain) cancers. He has a special interest in looking after patients with cancers of the colon, pancreas and biliary tract and stomach and oesophagus. He is part of a Neuroendocrine Tumour (NET) Clinic and Multi-disciplinary team that provides treatment and care for people across NSW.
David graduated from Sydney University in 1995 and completed his Medical Oncology training through St George Hospital in 2003. In 2004 he worked as a Fellow in the Gastrointestinal Cancers Unit at the Royal Marsden Hospital. He now works at both St George and Sutherland Hospitals as a Staff Specialist and in Private Practice at St George Oncology Associates and the Southside Cancer Care Centre.
David is committed to the multi-disciplinary care of people with cancer. He is a member of the NET, Colorectal, Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer and CNS tumour multi-disciplinary teams at St George and Sutherland Hospitals. David works closely with a team of surgeons, radiologists, nuclear medicine physicians, radiation oncologists and pathologists to provide the best care for his patients. He is involved in the recruitment of patients to clinical trials as part of his effort to provide the best outcomes for the patients in his care.