• Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic surgery

Areas of interest


Phillip is a Thoracic surgeon and the Head of Thoracic Surgery at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre in Melbourne, Australia. He is active in all areas of adult Thoracic Surgery ,with a main focus in Surgical Oncology of the Chest and Trauma Surgery. He has a major research and educational focus in Surgical Oncology, Rib Osteosynthesis and Data Systems.

Phillip is an active musician and viola player, and runs the highly acclaimed medical orchestra in Melbourne called Corpus Medicorum. They perform regularly and have toured internationally on behalf of the City of Melbourne. The orchestra raises funds through the Royal Melbourne Hospital Foundation for Lung Cancer Research.

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Suite 6.1
89 Bridge Road
Richmond VIC 3121

Consulting Location

Melbourne Thoracic Surgery

Level 8
14 - 20 Blackwood Street
North Melbourne VIC 3051

Epworth locations


Epworth Richmond


  • MBBS
  • Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Virginia, USA
  • MPH

Education and training

  • Senior lecturer, Department of Surgery, University of Melbourne


  • Pulmonary metastectomy
  • Lung cancer
  • Thoiracic trauma

Professional Associations

  • Australian Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons
  • International Association of the Study of Lung Cancer
  • International Thymic Malignancy Interest Group
  • Thoracic Oncology Group of Australasia, Board member and Chair Philanthropy
  • Australia & New Zealand Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons, Fellow and Thoracic member of executive (co-opted)

Public Appointments

  • Royal Melbourne Hospital

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