Dr Monique Heinke
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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.

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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 in breast, skin, lung and blood cancers

Dr Monique Heinke completed her specialist training in radiation oncology in 2019 working at a number of cancer centres including Liverpool, Campbelltown, Wollongong and St George Hospital before working as a clinical fellow at Liverpool and Nepean Hospitals. She has subspecialty interests in breast, skin, lung and blood (haematological) cancers.

Monique has a PhD in protein biochemistry, investigating molecular changes in heart failure, from the University of Sydney. 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.

She is an examiner for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists and involved in medical training and education.

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