Dr Aflah Roohullah
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Dr Aflah Roohullah

Dr Aflah Roohullah
MBChB, FRACP, PhD, Medical Oncologist

Languages spoken

Fluent in English, and can converse in Urdu and Arabic


Clinical interest in Lower Gastrointestinal (GI), Upper Gastrointestinal (GI), Carcinoma of unknown primary, Gynaecological plus Head and Neck cancers

Dr Aflah Roohullah graduated from the University of Otago in 2004 and has worked as staff specialist in the South West Sydney region for the last 10 years serving the Campbelltown and Liverpool community, covering multiple cancer types, however primarily focusing on lower and upper gastrointestinal (GI) cancers.

Dr Roohullah is an active member of multiple multidisciplinary team meetings (MDTs) including the upper GI, colorectal MDT, and gynaecological MDT. Dr Roohullah is active and has experience in phase 1 clinical trials, and additionally has been a principal investigator for multiple clinical trials.

Dr Roohullah has previously served as the head of department for medical oncology at Liverpool and is currently a senior lecturer at Western Sydney University. He is also the current chair of the medical oncology advanced training committee for the RACP.

Research interests

Long-standing experience in phase 1 clinical trials including first in human studies. Principal Investigator (PI) for multiple trials and recruited to over 30 studies. Currently awaiting PhD award.

Professional memberships

  • AACR
  • MOGA
  • RACP