How to Choose your Breast Surgeon

It is important when considering a Breast Cancer specialist that they are suitable. The following is a checklist of questions that your surgeon should be able to say yes to:

Does your Breast Surgeon

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  • Have at least 2 years of specialty training in oncoplastic breast surgery checked unchecked
  • Is a full member of the Breast Surgeon Society of Australia and New Zealand (BreastSurgeonsANZ), the pinnacle body for breast Surgeons in Australia checked unchecked
  • Is from a practice with a longstanding reputation for excellence checked unchecked
  • Is recommended by your doctor or friends who have seen them checked unchecked
  • Works in both private and public hospital system so you have the option to choose your preferred place for surgery checked unchecked
  • Is active in teaching checked unchecked
  • Is active in breast cancer research checked unchecked
  • Participates in clinical trials and recruits patients for clinical trials checked unchecked
  • Breast Surgeons of Australia and NewZealand
  • The University of Sydney
  • Royal North Shore Hospital
  •  Australian Society Of Breast Disease
  • Mater Hospital A facility of ST Vincent's Health Australia
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Breast & Surgical Oncology At The Poche Centre

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