Dr Chantel Thornton


Dr Chantel Thornton is a specialist breast cancer surgeon. 

She has a special interest in oncoplastic breast cancer surgery, a relatively new sub-specialty aimed at maximising cosmetic results with breast conservation surgery.

Chantel obtained a Bachelor of Medicine and a Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) with First Class Honours from the University of Tasmania. She was awarded eight university prizes and graduated as Dux of her year in 2000.

She also completed a Bachelor of Medical Sciences and received a scholarship to complete an Honours Degree at the University of Hong Kong in 1998.

She was awarded a General Surgery fellowship from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2010 and undertook a specialist breast cancer and melanoma fellowship at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.

Chantel holds visiting medical officer positions at the Epworth Hospital Richmond and the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. She has a purpose-built women’s health centre incorporating Specialist Breast Cancer Surgery and Specialist Cosmetic Centre and has recently acquired another property to be used as boutique accommodation for her international, interstate and rural cancer patients and their families.  Her mission is to provide the best possible multi-disciplinary care for her patients.

General Surgery
Areas of Practice
  • Breast
Professional Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Medical Sciences BMSc (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Medicinec Bachelor of Surgery MBBS (Hons)
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons FRACS
Photo of Surgeon
Consulting Rooms & Hospitals
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre305 Grattan Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000, AustraliaP: (03) 8559 5000F: (03) 8559 7371W: www.petermac.org
Epworth Richmond89 Bridge Road, Richmond, VIC, 3121, AustraliaP: (03) 9426 6666F: (03) 9427 0353W: www.epworth.org.au
Specialist Breast Cancer Surgery45 Erin Street, Richmond, VIC, 3121, AustraliaP: (03) 9017 0741F: (03) 9017 0748E: [email protected]W: www.breastcancerspecialist.com.au