Miss Melanie Walker is an experienced breast surgeon who treats benign and malignant breast disease. Melanie has a special interest in oncoplastic breast surgery, that is, the combination of optimal cancer surgery with plastic surgical techniques to achieve the best oncological and aesthetic outcome after breast surgery. She did a three year breast surgery fellowship in the UK after obtaining her FRACS in general surgery. Melanie is Vice President of BreastSurgANZ, the specialist society for treating breast disease in Australia & New Zealand. She is heavily involved in the training of Australian & New Zealand surgeons in oncoplastic surgical techniques.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

The Epworth Centre

Suite 5.5, Level 5 32 Erin St
Richmond VIC 3121

Consulting Location

No 29 Specialist Centre

29 Hastings Rd
Frankston VIC 3199

Special interests

  • Oncoplastic Breast Surgery
  • Breast Ultrasound


  • MBBS (Hons)

Professional Associations

  • BreastSurgANZ
  • ASBD
  • ASUM
  • ABS (UK)
  • RACS
The Institute focuses on surgical treatment of the abdominal organs, as well as the thyroid gland and hernias.