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Professor Howard Gurney
Speciality:  Medical Oncology
Subspeciality:  Genitourinary Cancers, Prostate Cancer, Lymphoma
Team:  Uro-oncology
Macquarie University Urology Macquarie University Clinic
Suite 304, Level 3 2 Technology Place , Macquarie University, NSW, 2109
Phone:  02 8850 8100   

Howard Gurney is the Director of Medical Oncology and Clinical Research at Macquarie University Hospital. He is a Clinical Associate Professor at both Macquarie University and University of Sydney. He also is a medical oncologist at Westmead Hospital. Professor Gurney has a firm background in clinical research and has subspecialty interests in lymphoma and uro-genital cancers including prostate, bladder, testis and kidney cancer.

He has been principle investigator for over 150 phase 2 and 3 clinical studies. Current research interests include the pharmacogenomics and therapeutic monitoring of chemotherapy and targeted therapies and he has published widely in this area. He is regarded as a world authority on mechanisms for safe dosing of anticancer agents and has written a number of invited editorials on this topic for the Lancet Oncology and the Journal of Clinical Oncology. 

Professor Richard Kefford
Speciality:  Medical Oncology
Subspeciality:  Breast Oncology
Team:  Breast Oncology
Macquarie University Clinic Suite 304, Level 3, 2 Technology Place
Macquarie University, NSW, 2109
Phone:  02 8850 8156   Fax:  02 9475 0615   Email:   Website:
Professor Richard Kefford (RK) was Founding Director of the Department of Medical Oncology at Westmead Hospital in 1986, the Familial Cancer Service at Westmead in 1992 and the Westmead Institute for Cancer Research (WICR) in 1996. WICR was one of three institutes that united to form the Westmead Millennium Institute in 1999, and RK was founding Deputy Director 1999-2013. He was a founding Member of Melanoma Institute Australia and Co-Director of Research since its inception. He was University of Sydney Professor of Medicine at Westmead Hospital 1998-2013.  Since 2014, as Head of Clinical Medicine, he is playing an instrumental role in many aspects of MQ Health.
Professor Georgina Long
Speciality:  Medical Oncology
Suite 5 & 6, Melanoma Institute Australia
Wollstonecraft, NSW, 2065
Phone:  02 9911 7210   Fax:  02 9954 9290   


Dr Pirooz Poursoltan
Speciality:  Medical Oncology
Team:  Breast Oncology, Colorectal Oncology, Lung Oncology
Macquarie University Clinic Suite 302, Level 3
2 Technology Place , Macquarie University, NSW, 2109
Phone:  02 9887 8899   Fax:  02 9887 8800   Email:   

Dr Poursoltan is a medical oncologist with a special interest in gastro-intestinal, lung and breast cancers.  He worked at Royal North Shore Hospital and has been practising at Macquarie University Hospital since 2011.  Dr Poursoltan holds a Master of Science in Medicine from The University of Sydney. He has also taken extra training in genetics with interest in Molecular biology of lung cancer, during which he worked on the genes potentially involved in the pathogenesis of lung cancer.  Dr Poursoltan has worked at the Garvan Institute and University of Sydney.


Dr Amanda Goldrick
Speciality:  Medical Oncology
Team:  Head & Neck Oncology
20-22 Bigge Street
Liverpool, NSW, 2170
Phone:  02 9616 4407   

Dr Helen Wheeler
Speciality:  Medical Oncology
Team:  Neurooncology
NSC Suite 9 Level 4 NSPH Westbourne St
St Leonards, NSW, 2065
Phone:  02 9463 1966   Fax:  02 9926 6699