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Breast Cancer Research Centre - WA

New Chair of Breast Cancer Research Centre-WA

We would like to welcome the new Chair of Breast Cancer Research Centre-WA, Mr Jose Cid Fernandez LMS, FRCS(Eng), DM, FRCS(Gen Surg), FRACS.

Jose is a Specialist Breast Surgeon. After graduating from the University of the Basque Country in Spain, Jose underwent general surgical training in the UK before completing a Doctorate in Medicine thesis degree in breast cancer genetics with the University of Nottingham in 2006. He has presented his research at scientific meetings in Australia and Europe, and published over twenty articles and abstracts, including a book chapter in familial breast cancer.

In 2007 Jose came to Perth to undertake sub-specialty fellowship training in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery, then worked as a Consultant Surgeon at the Royal Perth Hospital until January 2020. Whist at RPH he was Head of the Multidisciplinary Breast Service from 2009 to 2011 and Head of Department of General Surgery during the years 2013-2018.

Since February 2015 he is a staff Consultant at Fiona Stanley Hospital, and he also holds an appointment as Clinical Senior Lecturer at the Medical School, UWA.

We congratulate Jose on his new position of the Chair of Breast Cancer Research Centre-WA, with his breast surgery practice located at the Perth Breast Cancer Institute in the Hollywood Consulting Centre.

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