Mr Jose Cid Fernandez
Jose is a Specialist Breast Surgeon, working at the forefront of oncoplastic surgical techniques, which combine, in appropriate cases, optimal treatment of breast cancer with excellent cosmetic outcomes.
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.
In recent years Jose has broadened his knowledge from visiting attachments to Breast Units in Scotland, Nottingham, Paris, and USA, bringing back new skills to WA.
As well as offering expertise in the management of all aspects of benign and malignant breast conditions, Jose has special interests in partial breast reconstruction with chest wall perforator flaps, fat grafting correction of developmental and postoperative breast deformities, and primary and revisional breast implant augmentation and reduction surgery.
- Australian Medical Association
- Australian Society for Breast Disease
- Breast Surgeons of Australia and New Zealand, Founding Member
- Fellowship Examination in General Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of England
- Doctorate in Medicine, University of Nottingham UK