Dr Eric Hau

A/Prof Eric Hau

A/Prof Eric Hau
B.Sc (Med), M.B.B.S, Grad Cert (Biostat), FRANZCR, PHD, Radiation Oncologist

I am dedicated to offering high-quality evidence-based treatment and supportive care to my patients.

Languages spoken

Cantonese & English



Macquarie University Hospital (Oncology)
Macquarie University Hospital (Oncology)
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Clinical interests in lung, primary and metastatic brain cancers, and palliative care.

A/Prof. Hau completed his medical degrees at UNSW in 2004 and subsequently undertook his radiation oncology training at St George, Westmead and Nepean Hospitals. He then pursued further postgraduate fellowship training at St George Hospital focusing on lung and brain cancers.

He received an NHMRC Scholarship to complete his PhD at the Lowy Cancer Research Centre (UNSW) focusing on treatment of brain cancers. He also gained further clinical research training by graduating from the Global Clinical Scholars Research program at Harvard Medical School in 2018.

Throughout his career A/Prof Hau has been recognised for his keen interest in clinical research including the Varian Prize for Research (2010), Wiley-Blackwell Award (2012), and Elekta Research Award (2012), at the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists Combined Scientific Meetings. He achieved the Award for top 3 Capstone Project in the Global Clinical Scholars Research Training Program, at Harvard Medical School, 2018, plus gained the National Health and Medical Research Scholarship (2015) and Young Investigator Award in Basic Science (1st Prize), from the St George and Sutherland Research Foundation in 2018.

A/Prof. Hau also works as a specialist radiation oncologist at Westmead and Blacktown Hospitals.

He teaches medical students at both The University of Sydney and Western Sydney University, is a director of training for radiation oncology trainees at Westmead and Blacktown Hospitals and an examiner for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiology. He leads an active clinical and basic science laboratory research program. He was recognised in 2022 with the Westmead Association Award for Excellence in Teaching in Radiation Oncology.

A/Prof. Hau is passionate about offering high-quality, supportive and evidence-based care to his patients.

Clinical interests

  • Lung Cancer
  • Primary and Metastatic Brain Cancers
  • Palliative Radiation Therapy

Professional memberships

  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologist
  • Trans-Tasman Radiation Oncology Group
  • Thoracic Oncology Group of Australia
  • Cooperative Trials Group for Neuro-Oncology