Dr Chelsie O’Connor

  • BMed, FRANZCR
  • Radiation Oncologist
  • Spoken languages English

Overview

My passion is utilising the latest technology and best practice from industry to ensure excellent, comprehensive, evidence-based care of patients

Special clinical interest in skin cancer, head and neck cancer and haematological malignancies.

Dr Chelsie O’Connor has a passion for improving patient outcomes through collaboration and the utilisation of new technologies. She studied a Bachelor of Medicine at the University of Newcastle after working in sales and marketing in the fast moving, consumer goods industry.

Chelsie undertook Radiation Oncology training at several cancer centres including Liverpool, Campbelltown, Prince of Wales, St George and Wollongong.

Chelsie treats patients with skin and head and neck cancers as well as haematological malignancies. She is experienced in novel radiotherapy techniques for skin cancer and her research interests are in investigating lymphoedema in patients with skin and head and neck cancers.

She has an interest in medical innovations and health technology and is an alumni of the Medical Devices Commercialisation Training Programme through Cicada Innovations.

Chelsie also has a strong interest in promotion and support of Women in STEM and is a member of Franklin Women.

Research interests

  • Skin cancer
  • National Research partnership with ALERT (Australian Lymphodoema Education, Research and Treatment Program)

Professional memberships

  • RANZCR (Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists)
  • ESTRO (European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology)
  • COSA (Clinical Oncological Society of Australia)