Doctor Profile

A/Prof Sumitra Ananda

Dr Sumi Ananda is a Medical Oncologist based at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre,Western Health and Epworth Freemason's. Her particular interests are in Gynaecological and Gastrointestinal Cancers,(manages all solid tumours). She is focused on providing first class patient care whilst conducting high quality clinical and translational research. She is an Associate Director of Cancer Trials Australia which provides a fully comprehensive oncology clinical trials service. She leads the clinical trials program and education at Western Health and has an established track record in being a Principal Investigator in multiple clinical trials.Her current research interest is in circulating tumour DNA.



  • Medical Oncology

Special Interests

  • Upper Gastrointestinal Cancers
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Gynaecological Cancers
  • Neuroendocrine Tumours
  • Clinical Trials


  • MBBS King's College London, United Kingdom 2000
  • FRACP Royal Australasian College of Physicians 2008


  • Survival Impact of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program


Contact Details & For Appointments

+61 3 94171344
+61 3 94162195

Consulting Address

    • Suite 122
    • 320 Victoria Parade
    • East Melbourne VIC 3002
    • Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
    • Grattan Street
    • Parkville VIC 3050

Professional Associations

  • Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)
  • Medical Oncology Group of Australia
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Australian and New Zealand Gynaecological Oncology Group (ANZGOG)
  • Australian and New Zealand GastroIntestinal Trials Group (AGITG)

Additional Languages

  • Malay

Education and Training

  • Committee Member, Victorian Medical Oncology Training Program Committee
  • Director of Education, Oncology, Western Health
  • Director of Advanced Training, Oncology, Western Health
  • Advanced Training Supervisor, Royal College of Physicians, NSW
  • Medical Student Teaching