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Dr Debra Furniss

Dr Debra Furniss
MBChB, MRCP (UK), FRCR (UK), MSc(Oncology), FRANZCR
Radiation Oncologist, Regional Medical Director Sunshine Coast

I offer my patients personalised care, a holistic approach and the best evidence based medicine, to deliver the best possible outcomes

Languages spoken

English

Overview

Centres

Chermside (Oncology)
Chermside (Oncology)
-27.381837593738126, 153.02949042694252
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Buderim (Oncology)
Buderim (Oncology)
-26.683981752612794, 153.05602274232925
/au/our-centres/buderim-oncology
Nambour (Oncology)
Nambour (Oncology)
-26.619961411428715, 152.95199538441608
/au/our-centres/nambour

Specialises in

Benign
Condition
Condition/Benign Conditions
Condition/Benign Conditions/Plantar Fasciitis
Blood cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Blood Cancer
Breast cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Breast Cancer
Gastrointestinal cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Gastrointestinal Cancer
Lung cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Lung Cancer
Skin cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Skin Cancer

Treatments

Benign treatments
Service
Service/Benign
DCISionRT®
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology/DCISionRT
Radiation therapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology/Radiation Therapy
Stereotactic ablative/body radiation therapy (SABR/SBRT)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology/Stereotactic Ablative Radiation Therapy

Special clinical interests in bone, brain & spine, breast, gastrointestinal, lung, skin cancer, haematological malignancies, palliative treatments and benign conditions – Dupuytren’s disease

Dr Furniss qualified in medicine at the University of Sheffield in 1995. Initially training in general medicine, she gained membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 1999. Debra started training in Clinical Oncology at Weston Park Hospital in Sheffield, England in 1998. During her training she completed a Masters of Science degree in oncology at Nottingham University in 2000.

Debra attained her Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists in 2001, completed her training in 2003, and began working as a consultant Clinical Oncologist at Weston Park Hospital.

In February 2013 Debra relocated to Queensland from the UK and was awarded Fellowship of the Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Radiologists in 2014.

Dr Debra Furniss is the Regional Medical Director, Sunshine Coast and works from the Buderim, Nambour and Chermside treatment centres. She also attends clinics at Caboolture Private Hospital and Noosa Private Hospital.

Professional memberships

  • Member of the International Dupuytren Society Member of the Australian Gastrointestinal Trials Group (AGITG)
  • Member of the International lymphoma radiation oncology group (ILROG).