Speciality

Subspeciality

  • Medical Oncology
  • Gastrointestinal cancers, Lung cancers

Areas of interest

Clinical Trials

About

A/Prof Rachel Wong is a consultant oncologist specialising in the treatment and management of upper gastrointestinal, colorectal and lung cancers.She is Deputy Director of Oncology at Eastern Health, an adjunct Clinical Associate Professor at Monash University and a research fellow at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research. She is an eviQ committee member & co chair (2017-2021) and a member of the ESMO Leadership Generation Taskforce committee. She has held the roles of (acting) chair of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians Advanced Training Committee in Medical Oncology and chair of the Victorian Medical Oncology Training Programme.After finishing medical oncology training in Melbourne, A/Prof Wong completed a research fellowship in gastrointestinal cancers and lymphoma at the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust in London. Her research interests encompass cancer registries and clinical trials to improve the quality of care and outcomes in clinical practice including defining the clinical utility of novel biomarkers such as circulating tumour DNA, and examining novel therapeutic agents, including immunotherapy. She has published several peer reviewed papers, abstracts and chapters in her areas of interest.

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Eastern

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Epworth Eastern Ekera

Ekera Medical Centre, Level 3, Suite 3.08
116-118 Thames Street
Box Hill North VIC 3129

Education and training

  • Victorian Medical Oncology Training Programme - Former Chair
  • Adjunct Clinical Assoc Professor - Monash University
  • RACP ATCMO - Former committee member and acting chair
  • eviQ - Co-chair Medical Oncology Reference Committee

Research

  • Clinical cancer research - Monash University - Eastern Health Clinical Research Unit
  • Clinical Research Fellow - Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

Qualifications

  • MBBS Hons University of Melbourne 1999
  • FRACP 2006
  • Professional Certificate in Health Systems Management. Melbourne University 2018
  • Leadership Victoria - Women’s Leadership Programme 2017

Professional Associations

  • RACP
  • ASCO
  • ESMO
  • MOGA
  • TOGA

Public Appointments

  • Deputy Director of Oncology - Eastern Health