Dr Monique Heinke

Dr Monique Heinke

Dr Monique Heinke
BSc (Hons Class 1), PhD, MBBS, FRANZCR, Radiation Oncologist

I am excited to be part of the NSW radiation oncology team, aiming to deliver high-quality care for our patients during and beyond their treatment.

Languages spoken




Kingswood (Oncology)
Kingswood (Oncology)

38 Somerset St, Kingswood NSW 2747 

-33.76105297267143, 150.7155716117431
Macquarie University Hospital (Oncology)
Macquarie University Hospital (Oncology)

Hospital Building, Suite 1, Level B2, 3 Technology Place, Macquarie University, NSW, 2109

-33.77308982351843, 151.11793004035897

Clinical interests

Breast cancer
Condition/Cancer/Breast Cancer
Genitourinary cancer
Condition/Cancer/Genitourinary Cancer
Lung cancer
Condition/Cancer/Lung Cancer
Skin cancer
Condition/Cancer/Skin Cancer

Clinical interests in breast, gastrointestinal (GI), skin and lung cancers, plus palliative care.

Dr Monique Heinke completed her Bachelor of Science with honours in 1995, and then went on to complete a PhD in protein biochemistry, investigating molecular changes in heart failure, in 2000 at the University of Sydney. In 2010 Monique graduated from a Bachelor of Medicine and completed her specialist radiation oncology training at Wollongong, Liverpool, Campbelltown and St George Hospitals becoming a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists in 2019.

Following her training, Monique worked as a Clinical Fellow at Liverpool, Westmead and Nepean Hospitals, specialising in breast, lung, skin, head and neck and urogenital cancers. She has an ongoing interest in research in the areas of the use of MRI in radiotherapy planning, the outcomes of lung cancer multidisciplinary care, palliative radiotherapy, and Monique has presented at local and international conferences.

Monique is involved in medical education and knowledge building about radiation therapy techniques.

Monique is a dual Olympian in rowing, having competed the 2000 Sydney and 2004 Athens Olympics. She continues to row and is a Selector for the NSW State Team.

Research interests

Medical education, MRI in radiation therapy, and outcomes of multidisciplinary care for lung cancer.

Professional memberships



  • Heinke M, Vinod S. A review on the impact of lung cancer multidisciplinary care on patient outcomes.
  • Translational Lung Cancer Research. 2019. doi: 10.21037/tlcr.2019.11.03
  • Heinke M, Holloway L, Rai R, Vinod S. Uncertainty in MRI simulations scans for radiotherapy planning. 2020. In preparation