Prof Andrew Spillane
Andrew is Professor of Surgical Oncology at The University of Sydney, Northern Clinical School. He specialises in melanoma, breast cancer and soft tissue tumours.
After completing general surgical training Andrew gained extensive training and experience in the management of breast cancer, advanced melanoma, and soft tissue tumours. He is a senior surgical oncologist involved in the multidisciplinary care of patients at Melanoma Institute Australia (MIA) and he also has appointments at the Mater Hospital and Royal North Shore Hospital.
Andrew is actively involved in quality assurance in surgery and promoting clinical trial involvement by surgeons. He is involved in clinical and translational research on aspects of breast cancer and melanoma. He has over 84 peer reviewed publications and co-authored 2 book chapters. He is Vice President of the Society of Breast Surgeons of Australia and New Zealand Inc (BreastSurgANZ), Vice Chair of the Breast Section of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Chair of the Post-fellowship Training Committee for BreastSurgANZ, a member of the Australian and New Zealand Breast Cancer Trials Group loco regional management subcommittee and Chair of the Breast and Endocrine Surgical Group at the Mater Hospital. He lectures and teaches students at the Northern Clinical School.