Category: Clinical Profile

Danielle Peterman

Bachelor of Nursing; Certificate IV Training and Assessment; Graduate Diploma Nursing Science Oncology; Certificate III Project Management; Masters of Health Management Danielle has been nursing since 1990 commencing as a student enrolled nurse at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Adelaide. 

Dr Barbara Withers

Dr Barbara Withers is a clinical and laboratory haematologist with special interests in haematological cancers, haemopoietic stem cell transplantation, and adoptive T-cell therapy. Dr Withers completed her undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Pharmacology at the University of Queensland and then

Dr Megan Crumbaker

Dr Megan Crumbaker is a medical oncologist specialising in GU oncology (prostate, kidney, bladder and testicular cancers). She is an investigator on multiple international clinical trials and has developed therapeutic studies that are currently underway at the Kinghorn.  She completed

Dr Meg Barnet

Dr Meg Barnet is a medical oncologist specialising in gastrointestinal and lung cancer, with special interests in immuno-oncology and genomic sequencing. Dr Barnet joined the Kinghorn Cancer Centre at the commencement of her PhD at the Garvan Institute in 2017.

Dr Orly Lavee

Orly Lavee is a specialist haematologist with interests in both malignant and non-malignant haematology who holds dual fellowship with both the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia. Orly sees patients in clinics held

Dr Hao-Wen Sim

Dr Hao-Wen Sim is a medical oncologist based at The Kinghorn Cancer Centre (St Vincent’s Hospital), Chris O’Brien Lifehouse (Royal Prince Alfred Hospital) and NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre. His subspecialty expertise and research interests are neuro-oncology and gastrointestinal oncology. Dr

Dr Subotheni Thavaneswaran

Dr Subotheni Thavaneswaran is a medical oncologist at The Kinghorn Cancer Centre and St Vincent’s Hospital, Darlinghurst with interests in the diagnosis and management of colorectal and gastrointestinal cancers, neuro-oncology and clinical trials. Subo’s appointment as a medical oncologist is

Associate Professor Nada Hamad

A/Prof Hamad is a senior staff specialist clinical and laboratory haematologist and director of the haematology clinical trials unit at the Kinghorn Cancer Centre. She has joint fellowships from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and the Royal College of

Venessa Chin

Dr Venessa Chin is a medical oncologist specialising in the treatment of cancers of the lung and head and neck. After completing her medical oncology training in the Sydney South West Area Health Service, she undertook a PhD in the

Dr Rachel Dear

MBBS (Hons 1) PhD FRACP Senior Staff specialist in Medical Oncology, St Vincent’s Hospital Conjoint lecturer UNSW and Honorary Associate, University of Sydney Dr Rachel Dear graduated with first class honours in medicine from the University of New South Wales