Dr Annette Tognela

Dr Annette Tognela

Dr Annette Tognela
MBBS (Hons), BSc/LLB (Hons), FRACP, MClTR, Medical Oncologist

Languages spoken


Italian (conversational)


Clinical interest in Lung cancer, gastro-intestinal (GI) cancers, brain cancers and breast cancers

Dr Annette Tognela is a medical oncologist with over a decade of clinical experience, specialising in gastrointestinal (GI), lung, brain, and breast cancers. Annette is an energetic and empathic clinician who is dedicated to offering high-quality patient centred care. She attends the colorectal and upper GI, lung, brain, and breast multidisciplinary meetings.

Annette also has a clinical appointment at Campbelltown Hospital and is the Director of the Macarthur Cancer Therapy Centre. Annette’s research interest lies in clinical trials and has principal and sub-investigator experience in phase 2-3 clinical trials. She is also interested in clinical trial design and development and was previously a research fellow at the NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre.  

Research interests

Annette has a research interest in clinical trials design and conduct.  She is a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee for the Co-operative Trials Group for Neuro-Oncology.  

Professional memberships

  • Medical Oncology Group Australia
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • European Society of Medical Oncology
  • Thoracic Oncology Group Australasia
  • Cooperative Trials Group for Neuro-Oncology