Prof Andrew Spillane
MD, FRACS, MBBS, BMedSc, CCPUVisit specialist website
- General Surgery
Areas of Interest
- Breast Cancer
- Soft tissue tumours
Mater Hospital, North Sydney, NSW
Prof Andrew Spillane specialises in the surgical management of breast cancer and melanoma.Prof Spillane is Professor of Surgical Oncology at The University of Sydney, Northern Clinical School. He is the immediate past president of Breast Surgeons of Australia and New Zealand, a member of the Breast Cancer Trials Scientific Advisory Committee, a board member and deputy chair of the Executive of Melanoma and Skin Cancer Trials Group.
Andrew is Breast sub-editor for the ANZ Journal of Surgery, an editorial board member of Annals of Surgical Oncology and the Journal of Surgical Oncology and founding co-director of the University of Sydney’s Graduate Certificate in Breast Surgery.
Andrew’s current research interests investigate issues around quality assurance in surgery, safe introduction of new surgical techniques and promoting clinical trial involvement by surgeons. He is involved in clinical and translational research on aspects of breast cancer and melanoma. He has been an author on about 140 peer reviewed publications and co-authored 4 book chapters.