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Dr Sandy Sampaio

Dr Sandy Sampaio
MBBCh, FRANZCR, Radiation Oncologist

I feel privileged to work in a field where there is constant technological innovation dedicated to improving the quality of radiation therapy.

Languages spoken

English

Expert in

Brain & spine cancer, gastrointestinal cancer and palliative cancer

Overview

Centres

Macquarie University Hospital (Oncology)
Macquarie University Hospital (Oncology)
-33.77308982351843, 151.11793004035897
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Concord (Oncology)
Concord (Oncology)
-33.840533154182296, 151.08882748453897
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Specialises in

Brain & spine cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Brain and Spine Cancer
Gastrointestinal cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Gastrointestinal Cancer

Treatments

Radiation therapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology/Radiation Therapy

Special clinical interests in brain & spine cancer, gastrointestinal cancer and palliative cancer

Dr Sandy Sampaio studied medicine at the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa, before entering physician training in both the UK and Adelaide.

She completed her specialist training in radiation oncology across a number of cancer centres including Prince of Wales, Liverpool, Campbelltown and Wollongong hospitals before embarking on a clinical fellowship at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.  

Dr Sampaio proceeded to practise as a Staff Specialist at Chris O’ Brien Lifehouse, with subspecialty interests in the central nervous system (CNS), upper and lower GI tumours and palliative radiation therapy before moving her practice to GenesisCare.

She is an accredited Gamma Knife practitioner and chairs the complex brain multidisciplinary meeting at Macquarie University Hospital.

Clinical interests

Dr Sampaio also has clinical interest in palliative medicine and survivorship.

Professional memberships

  • LGK (Leksell Gamma Knife Society)
  • ESTRO (European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology)
  • AGITG (Australasian Gastro-Intestinal Trials Group)