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Radiation Oncologists

A Radiation Oncologist is a medical specialist who has specific training in management of patients with cancer, in particular, involving the use of radiation therapy (also called radiotherapy) as one aspect of their cancer treatment. They also have expertise in the treatment of non-malignant conditions with radiation therapy.

For your convenience, our Radiation Oncologists have consultation rooms at the following locations in addition to the Andrew Love Cancer Centre: 


Dr Graham Pitson, Director of Radiation Oncology, Barwon Health


Graham Pitson is the Director of Radiation Oncology at the Andrew Love Cancer Centre and has been at Barwon Health since 2007.

He is involved particularly in treating breast, lung and brain cancers with radiotherapy. In addition, he is working to improve data collection across the region to improve cancer care for all patients in and around Geelong.

Special Interests areas:

  • Breast
  • Lung
  • Central nervous system malignancies (such as brain cancer)
  • Haematologic malignancies (such as lymphoma)

Dr Michael Francis


Before joing Barwon Health, Michael Francis did his residency at St. Vincents Hospital in Melbourne, followed by Radiation Oncology training at Mater Hospital, Newcastle and Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney. He undertook a Breast Fellowship at Westmead Hospital, Sydney.

Special Interests areas:

  • Breast
  • Lung
  • Central nervous system malignancies (such as brain cancer)
  • Haematologic malignancies (such as lymphoma)

Dr Andrew Hui

MBBS, FRANZCR, Mmed (clin epi)

Dr Hui is a medical graduate from the University of Melbourne. He entered specialist training in Radiation Oncology in 1996 and was trained at tertiary centres in both Melbourne and Sydney.

He obtained his specialist qualification in 2000, followed by a Master of Medicine degree in 2003 from the University of Sydney.

He worked as a staff specialist at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne for eight years as well as a year at the British Columbia Cancer Agency in Canada before joining Barwon Health in 2010.

His sub-specialty interests include cancers of the skin, lung, head and neck and gastro-intestinal tract. Apart from English, he is also fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.

Special interest areas:

  • Skin
  • Lung
  • Head and neck
  • Gastro-intestinal tract

Dr Rod Lynch


Before joining Barwon Health, Dr Rod Lynch completed his specialist training in Radiation Oncology in 1998, having trained at the Royal Prince Alfred and St George Hospitals in Sydney as well as Woden Valley Hospital in Canberra.

Special interest areas:

  • Genitourinary malignancies and prostate cancer
  • Colorectal malignancies (bowel, rectum and anus)
  • Upper Gastro-intestinal malignancies (oesophagus, stomach, pancreas, liver)
  • Skin cancers (BCC and SCC)
  • Melanoma
  • Head and neck cancers

Other consulting rooms:

Wyndham Private Specialist Consulting Rooms
Level 1, 242 Hoppers Lane
Werribee , Victoria  3030

Operational hours:
Every four weeks on a Friday afternoon

Dr Maitham Mathlum


Special Interest areas:

  • Head and neck
  • Upper gastro-intestinal (oesophagus, stomach, pancreas, liver)
  • Genitourinary (prostate and bladder)
  • Melanoma
  • Colorectal (bowel, rectum, anus)
  • Gynaecological malignancies.

Dr Michelle Jalilian

Dr Michelle Jalilian is a senior radiation oncologist, has been practicing radiation oncology since 1997. She has extensive and broad experience as a radiation oncologist.

She has an interest in a broad range of cancers with special interest in the management of breast, skin and GI cancer.

Michelle is passionate about providing her patients with an exceptional standard of care.

She has long been active in research and teaching in radiation oncology.

Affiliations & Memberships

  • The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR)
  • TransTasman Radiation Oncology Group (TROG)
  • Australian Medical Association (AMA)
  • European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO)
  • American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)
  • Australia and New Zealand Breast Cancer Trials Group (ANZBCTG)


Last Modified: Tuesday, 11 February 2020

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