Australia Medical Providers

The following medical providers have experience treating families with hereditary colon cancer syndromes. ​We cannot make recommendations about specific physicians, attest to the credentials of these providers, nor do we evaluate their competency to practice. Furthermore, their inclusion on this website, or any referral to a provider from the Hereditary Colon Cancer Foundation, should not be considered an endorsement of any type. 

 

If you do not see​ providers ​near you, we can still help. Click​ HERE for names of​ genetic​ counselors who offer phone and web-based counseling. Or, if you give us some information about yourself and/or your family member(s), and tell us where you are located, we will do our best to find someone near you. Click HERE to contact us.

 

If you are a ​provider, experienced in treating patients with Hereditary Colon Cancer Syndromes, click ​HERE to register.

South Australia

North Adelaide

Women’s and Children’s Hospita

Nicola Poplawski, MBChB, DipPaed, FRACP, MD, Clinical Geneticist 

 

Victoria

Malvern

The Royal Melbourne Hospital 

Lara Lipton, FRAC, Medical Oncologist 

 

Melbourne

The Cancer Council Victoria 

 

The University of Melbourne

Richard Cotton, PhD, Geneticist

 

Parkville

The University of Melbourne

Jeanette Reece, PhD, Academic Specialist

 

The Royal Melbourne Hospital 

Finlay Macrae, MD, MBBS, FRACP, FRCP, AGAF, Gastroenterologist

John Paul Plazzer, InSiGHT Database Curator, Bioinformatics, Genetics

 

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research 

Oliver Sieber, BSc(Hons), UCL, PhD, UCL

 

New South Wales

Darlinghurst

Garvan Institute of Medical Research 

Maija Kohonen-Corish, PhD, Geneticist

 

Newcastle

Newcastle University

Bente Talseth-Palmer, PhD, Cancer Institute ECR Fellow 

 

St Vincent’s Hospital 

Allan Spigelman, MB, BS, MD, FRACS, FRCS

 

Queensland

Auchenflower

Brisbane Genetics 

Michael Gattas, MB BS (Hons) FRACP, Genetic Specialist, Paediatrician

 

Brisbane

QIMR 

Amanda Spurdle, MD, NHMRC Senior Research Fellow  

 

Herston

Royal Brisbane and Womens Hospital 

Rachel Susman, BSc, MBBS, MRCP, FRACP, Clinical Geneticist