“Listening to my patient’s story and using a multi-disciplinary approach, is of utmost importance in achieving patient centred and quality care outcomes.”
Siddhartha (Sid) Baxi is a radiation oncologist working within the clinical oncology network of specialists at John Flynn Hospital, and at Southport, Tweed and Pindara regions. With experience gained from the establishment of the Alan Walker Cancer Centre, Darwin (2009-2012) and South West Radiation Oncology Service, Bunbury (2013-2017), Dr Baxi brings a strategic and horizon view of healthcare, bringing together clinical and innovation endeavours for the benefit of our patients. His tumour streams focus on CNS, head and neck, upper and lower GI, skin, thoracic and uro-oncology. Technologically adapt at utilising imaging guided radiotherapy, volumetric modulated arc therapy and stereotactic techniques, we are proud to be able to provide the full spectrum of the radiotherapy compliment. His extra-curricular clinical work has focused on teaching of medical students and trainee oncologists. His research capacity focuses on collaborative links particularly with the GenesisCare research arm, the Genesis Foundation and Trans-Tasman Radiation Oncology Group. Proudly much of his initiatives have focused research and service development around regional / remote Australia, and Aboriginal healthcare. His life experience is diverse given his community work as Local Government Councillor for Shire of Capel (2013-2017), Advisory Board member of Edith Cowan University Bunbury (2015-2017) and Dalyellup High School Board (2016-2017). He currently continues to work in medical innovations with colleagues at Circada Innovations, Sydney University and as clinical reference expert for Bellberry Human Research Ethics Committee
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Sid enjoys volunteering and contributing to value add initiatives for the community. While he perennially enjoys cycling to reduce his carbon footprint, his life plan this year remains getting more involved in surf life saving and half marathons. The weekends however have been created for stand up paddle boarding, meditation and tai chi.
Consults at: Tugun, Tweed Hospital, Southport, Pindara, Beenleigh