Dr Sappiatzer graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Adelaide. He completed his internship at the Royal Adelaide Hospital before commencing his postgraduate training in Radiation Oncology at Adelaide Radiotherapy Centre, which he later completed at the Royal Adelaide Hospital.
In 2012 and 2013 he worked at the Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto, Canada where he undertook a Clinical Fellowship which focused on prostate and penile brachytherapy, breast intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT), and stereotactic lung radiotherapy techniques. While there, he was involved in a number of research projects and the development and implementation of clinical protocols.
Dr Sappiatzer works across all areas, and has particular clinical interest in breast, lung, urological, central nervous system and skin cancers, as well as head and neck and gastrointestinal tumours. He also has a keen interest in clinical trials. He works out of the fully equipped Adelaide Radiotherapy Centre Clinics (now known as Genesis Care) at Flinders Private Hospital, the Tennyson Centre, Kurralta Park and more recently at St Andrew’s Hospital.
Dr Sappiatzer also consults in regional South Australia, providing a monthly clinic at Whyalla Hospital, and fortnightly clinics at the Old Courthouse Specialists Centre in Victor Harbor.
Memberships: RANZCR, ESTRO, Sporting Car Club of SA