Miss Melanie Walker FRACS

Consultant Breast Surgeon - The Alfred

Melanie Walker is an experienced specialist breast surgeon in Melbourne, in private practice and holds public VMO appointments at Alfred Health (Clinical Lead Breast Surgery) and Monash Health, as well as BreastScreen Victoria.

Melanie trained in general surgery at the Alfred Hospital, obtaining her FRACS in 2002.  She then undertook a further three years training in breast surgery in the United Kingdom, training at the Edinburgh Breast Unit and undertaking an Oncoplastic Fellowship year at the Canniesburn Plastic Surgery Unit, Glasgow, where she developed her special interest in oncoplastic breast surgery and breast ultrasound.

Melanie is the President of Breast Surgeons of Australia and New Zealand (BreastSurgANZ) and is committed to ensuring standards in the training and the credentialling of breast surgeons.  Melanie is a founding member BreastSurgANZ, having served on its Council since the Society’s inception in 2010.  She has previously chaired the Education, Training & Research Committee and served as Chair of the Oncoplastic Committee 2018-2019, Deputy Chair 2017-2018 & was Convenor of the Oncoplastic Workshops 2017-2019.  She is also a Clinical Lead on the Australian Breast Device Registry (ABDR).

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