A/Prof Nick Pavlakis

  • Medical Oncologist
  • Spoken languages English, Greek


Special clinical interest in lung cancer, gastrointestinal, pancreatic, mesothelioma and NETs.

Nick’s practice philosophy is to provide high quality care to his patients with empathy and hope. His research endeavours and efforts in the clinic result in an ethos which emphasises patient care and innovation. By amalgamating his wealth of knowledge and experience with intimate insights and access to cutting-edge treatment currently in development, it comes with confidence that he can offer patient care that is both profoundly informed and considered.

Awards received

Sydney Theranostics North, of which Genesis Care is an affiliated centre. In 2020 this centre received the prestigious award of Centre of Excellence by the European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society.

Research interests

Solid tumours – Through the Bill Walsh Cancer Research Laboratories (BWL) he continues translational research into biomarkers and drug resistance including the supervision of PhD students undertaking research in lung cancer, pancreas cancer and NETs.

Professional Memberships

  • Clinical Trials Director and Clinical Services Director at GenesisCare St Leonards
  • Co-Director of BWL (Kolling)
  • Board of the new Thoracic Oncology Group of Australia (TOGA)
  • President of the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA)
  • Regent for the Australiasia for the international association for the study of lung cancer (ASLC)