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.
- Bachelor of Medical Sciences
- Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
- Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons