Dr Negin Sedaghat
Dr Negin Sedaghat is an Australian Specialist General Surgeon with advanced subspecialisation in Breast Surgery & Surgical Oncology, as well as Endocrine Surgery. She is BreastSurgANZ certified in Breast Surgery and awarded Professional Certification with distinction in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery (USYD). Dr Sedaghat specialises in the broad spectrum of breast cancer & breast health, tailoring personalised treatment plans and performing a wide-range of oncoplastic & reconstructive breast surgery and symmetrisation breast surgery. In endocrine and general surgery, Dr Sedaghat specialises in thyroid nodules & cancer, parathyroid surgery, skin lesions & lumps, and hernia. Her contemporary and compassionate approach occurs within a patient-centred care practice, together with comprehensive Multidisciplinary Teams at MQ Health in Sydney.
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In total, Dr Sedaghat has over ten years of training and experience involving over 5500 operative procedures in Breast Surgery, Endocrine and General Surgery. This includes Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, conferred in 2019 as well as dedicated Post-Fellowship subspecialisation at distinguished Australian centres. Her first subspecialty appointment was to the Surgical Oncology & Endocrine Surgery Fellowship at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney, dedicated to the surgical management of skin cancer, soft tissue tumours/masses & thyroid disease. During this time, Dr Sedaghat was also an international Visiting Fellow in Breast Surgical Oncology at the prestigious MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, USA.
Under the auspices of the Breast Surgeons of Australia & New Zealand specialist society, Dr Sedaghat was then appointed to specialty Breast Surgery Fellowship in Adelaide and Sydney. At the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Adelaide, Dr Sedaghat was mentored by surgeons dual trained in Breast & Endocrine Surgery, including internationally respected surgeons in the treatment of surgical disease of the thyroid & parathyroid glands. During this time, she was awarded with distinction the Sydney Professional Certificate in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery (USYD). Dr Sedaghat then returned to the Westmead Breast Cancer Institute in Sydney, where she performed high-volume and wide-ranging advanced oncoplastic & reconstructive breast surgery under the tutelage of renown mentors. Upon completion of her Post-Fellowship subspecialisation, she successfully continued at the Westmead Breast Cancer Institute where she became the Chair of the Breast Surgery Audit and supervised Oncoplastic Breast Surgery Fellows.
Dr Sedaghat consults and operates at Macquarie University Hospital, a leading centre for care & innovation. She is a member of both the MQ Breast Cancer and the MQ Endocrine Disease Multidisciplinary Teams. She is the Lead for Patient Safety & Quality with the MD Program at Macquarie University and a Clinical Examiner with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Dr Sedaghat's notable contributions, particularly to innovation in breast surgery, are not only reported in numerous surgical journals with more than 120 citations, but she is also invited to assist the editorial boards of international surgical publications. In addition to her Sydney-based specialist practice, Negin enjoys being involved in community-building endeavours. Most notably, she is a co-founder of the Fiji Village Project.
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To arrange a consultation or referral with Dr Negin Sedaghat, please contact her team directly by phone or email. Referrals may also be sent directly to Dr Sedaghat via HealthLink: sedaghat.
- Surgical Oncology
- RACS / Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
- BreastSurgANZ / Breast Surgeons of Australia and New Zealand
- AsAES / Asian Association of Endocrine Surgeons
- GSA / General Surgeons Australia
- ANZ BCT / Australia New Zealand Breast Cancer Trials Group
- Oncoplastic Breast Consortium
- ARBSNet / Association of Breast Reconstructive Surgeons Network
- ProfCert (OncPlastBrstSurg)
- BAS (Phys)(Hons I)