Dr Joanne Toohey


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  • Breast
  • Cancer

Areas of Interest

  • Breast
  • Breast survivorship
  • Gynaecological
  • Lung
  • Cardio-oncology
  • Palliative radiotherapy

St Vincent’s Private Hospital Sydney, NSW

Level A, 438 Victoria Street
St Vincent’s Clinic
Darlinghurst, NSW 2010

T: (02) 8302 5400


Dr Joanne Toohey is a radiation oncologist at GenesisCare St Vincent’s Hospital, and a visiting scientific officer at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research. Her special clinical interests include breast cancer, cardio-oncology and palliative radiotherapy.

Dr Toohey is an integral member of the breast multidisciplinary team, with a special interest in survivorship and in particular, cardio-oncology in the management of a patient with breast cancer. She has collaborated with Dr Daniel Cehic (cardiologist) to provide a cardio-oncology clinic to all her patients with left sided breast cancer undergoing radiotherapy. Her service also incorporates a dedicated lymphoedema therapist to ensure her patients receive the optimal care both during and after treatment.

Prior to her current appointment, Dr Toohey worked at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse and was a senior lecturer at the University of Sydney. She is currently a conjoint lecturer at the University of New South Wales and the University of Notre Dame and coordinates medical student rotations within the radiation department.