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Radiation Oncology Team Townsville Hospital and Health Service

The multi-disciplinary team at the Townsville Cancer Centre works closely together to provide the necessary support each individual patient.  The teams consists of:

Radiation Oncologists - Specialists on board
Dr Susan Hewitt- MBChB FCRAD (ONC) FRANZCR
Director of Radiation Oncology
Dr Alex Tan MBBS FRANZCR
Senior Radiation Oncologist
Dr Michael Collins MBBS(Qld) FRANZCR
Senior Radiation Oncologist
Dr Peter Fon  MBBS FFRRCSI FRCR FRANZCR
Senior Radiation Oncologist
Dr Sean Brennan MBChB FF Rad (T) S A
Consultant Radiation Oncologist

Dr Madhavi Chilkuri MBBS, MD, MPH, FRANZCR
Senior Radiation Oncologist

Radiation Therapists
A diverse range of dynamic radiation therapists work with radiation oncologists to plan and deliver appropriate radiation treatment.
Nurses
The department is catered with a very friendly and caring team of nurses. They can attend to the nursing needs of the patients on a day to day basis and help to manage side-effects that may arise due to radiotherapy treatments.
Physicists
A dedicated team of medical physicists at Townsville Cancer Centre provide robust quality assurance programs to ensure accurate dose delivery.
Admin
Our friendly and efficient administration staff  arrange appointment schedules, and day to day running of the clinics.
Cancer Care Coordinators

Townsville Cancer Centre maintains a strong focus on multidisciplinary care as a standard in cancer care delivery. Patients are discussed in a multidisciplinary clinic with appropriate  input from surgical, medical and radiation oncology, palliative care, radiology, pathology and allied health. We also work closely with Dieticians, Psychologists, Speech Therapists, Cancer Care Co-ordinators, Nursing, Physiotherapists, Social workers and Indigenous Liaison Officers. Team Work is what drives us!

Last updated: 1 March 2017