A/Prof Raphael Chee

Radiation Oncologist

A/Prof Raphael Chee

MBBS FRANZCR

Raphael obtained his initial medical degree from UWA in 1996 and completed specialist training in radiation therapy at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne. This was followed by a fellowship in image-guided radiotherapy and gynaecology/brachytherapy at the Austin Hospital in Victoria. He was Head of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital from 2011 – 2013 before moving to GenesisCare where he is currently the director of cancer services at Shenton House in Joondalup, and a consultant at Fiona Stanley Hospital, GenesisCare Wembley and Geraldton. Heavily involved in his profession, Raphael holds numerous professional memberships and is also Adjunct Associate Professor at the School of Medical & Health Sciences at ECU, and Assistant Professor at the School of Surgery at UWA. Raphael is one of only two specialised gynaecological radiation oncologists in Western Australia and experienced in the highly technical aspects of radiation therapy practice. Raphael is married with young children and enjoys losing himself in our suburbs on extra-long bike rides.

Dr Susan Mincham

Radiation Oncologist

Dr Susan Mincham

MBBS FRANZCR

Susan completed her medical degree at the University of Western Australia in 2003. Her initial specialist training in radiation oncology took her to Port Macquarie (NSW) followed by Sydney, and in 2015 she was awarded a WA Cancer and Palliative Care Network Cancer Fellowship which she completed at Fiona Stanley Hospital. Susan has a key interest in education and teaches medical students at the University of Western Australia, as well as radiation oncology registrars in training. She is a member of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (Radiation Oncology) and the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO). Susan treats all patients but has a special interest in head and neck cancer, palliative radiation therapy, lymphoma, lung and breast cancer. Susan is married, has one young son, and a retired ex-racing greyhound. On the weekend, you’ll find her squeezing in a run, cooking up a feast, or in search of good food with friends and family.

Dr Evan Ng

Radiation Oncologist

Dr Evan Ng

MBBS FRANZCR

Evan completed his medical degree at UWA and his specialist training in radiation oncology at Sir Charles Gairdner and Royal Perth hospitals. After a postgraduate fellowship with GenesisCare, Evan perfected his skills in stereotactic body irradiation and image guided radiotherapy in New York, working at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital and Mount Sinai St Luke’s-Roosevelt hospitals. In addition to his practice at the PCC, Evan is the director of radiation oncology training at Fiona Stanley Hospital and a consultant with GenesisCare Wembley. He also holds memberships with the Royal Australian and New Zealand Urogenital and Prostate Cancer Trials Group (ANZUP). Evan’s interest in prostate cancer, testosterone suppression and recovery after treatment has resulted in several publications and poster presentations. Evan is a bit of a sports fan, an avid golfer and a keen snowboarder.

C/Prof Nigel Spry

Radiation Oncologist

C/Prof Nigel Spry

MBBS PhD FRCP FRCR FRANZCR FRACHPM

Nigel has a wealth of clinical and research experience as reflected by his professorial appointments at UWA, ECU and Curtin University. He is a senior specialist in radiation oncology with GenesisCare and has visiting specialist rights at a number of other hospitals. With a passion for practical research that translates into direct benefits for patients, Nigel has published over 160 peer reviewed papers, has presented at over 100 national and international meetings, and has been a reviewer for international scientific journals. His ongoing work with ECU on the reduction of comorbidities in cancer patients through tailored exercise programs has helped patients recover quicker from cancer and has led to a change in the standard of care of cancer patients. In addition to numerous advisory roles, Nigel holds memberships with the Trans Tasman Radiation Oncology Group (TROG), the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand (USA), the Genito-Urinary Oncological Group (GUOG), and the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC). Nigel is on leave until October 2018.

Dr Rohen White

Radiation Oncologist

Dr Rohen White

MBBS FRANZCR

Following completion of a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at UWA in 2000, Rohen completed specialist training in radiation oncology at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute in Melbourne. In 2013, he was awarded the prestigious Windeyer Fellowship which took him to the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre in London for further subspecialist training in urological, breast and haematological malignancies. Rohen then spent a second fellowship year at the Austin Hospital in Melbourne. With an extensive research and peer-reviewed publication portfolio, Rohen maintains an active interest in research projects across a broad range of tumour sites. He holds numerous memberships including the European Society for Radiotherapy & Oncology (ESTRO), the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), and the Trans-Tasman Radiation Oncology Group (TROG). In addition to his work with GenesisCare at Shenton House, Rohen is director of training for radiation oncology (at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital), and an oncology lecturer to medical students. When not caring for patients, Rohen enjoys playing and watching sports (Go Eagles!), seeking out good coffee or playing piano.

Dr Yvonne Zissiadis

Radiation Oncologist

Dr Yvonne Zissiadis

MBBS FRANZCR

Yvonne obtained her medical degree in Western Australia and then moved to the Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute in Melbourne to complete specialist training in radiation oncology. She then undertook fellowships at Westmead Hospital in Sydney and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, before returning to Perth. Yvonne is President of the Australasian Society for Breast Disease and conjoint lecturer at ECU and UWA. She holds numerous national and international professional memberships and has a strong interest in clinical research. Yvonne treats predominantly breast, lower gastro-intestinal, upper gastro-intestinal and haematological cancers and is interested in patient satisfaction and the impact of exercise. In addition to Shenton House, she also consults with GenesisCare in Wembley, at Fiona Stanley Hospital and Hollywood Medical Centre. When not at work, you’ll find Yvonne enjoying family activities, watching a good movie or cooking chocolate brownies.

Whether it’s for diagnosis or treatment, patients attending the PCC are treated as individuals by a team of specialist doctors and allied health professionals with complimentary skill sets who really do care. It’s a true multidisciplinary approach.

It’s what makes the PCC different.