Strathfield Private Hospital
Strathfield Breast Centre, 3-5 Everton Road, Strathfield Private Hospital
Strathfield, NSW, 2135
02 9747 3789
02 9745 3714
Claim your profile
Dr Joel Symonds is a General Surgeon with interests in Breast and Oncoplastic Surgery based at The Strathfield Breast Centre. He offers expertise in the treatment of women with breast cancer and benign breast related conditions. He also treats male patients. At the Strathfield Breast Centre, Dr Symonds has access to onsite radiology, pathology and multidisciplinary breast cancer specialists. Dr Symonds was appointed by Professor Hugh Carmalt to take over his private practice upon retirement.
Dr Symonds has specialty training in breast surgery having completed three years of post-fellowship surgical training programs. He completed the two year Australian Post-fellowship training program at Westmead Breast Cancer Institute and Concord Repatriation General Hospital before training overseas in the United Kingdom. In the UK, Joel worked for the National Health Service as the Oncoplastic Breast Surgery Fellow at The Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Linda McCartney Breast Cancer Centre. There he gained comprehensive surgical experience in lumpectomy combined with breast reduction, implant based reconstruction, risk reduction surgery and lipomodelling.
Dr Symonds graduated in Medicine from the University of Sydney, is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and a member of Breast Surgeons of Australia & New Zealand Society. He has also completed a Graduate Certificate in Surgery (Breast Surgery) from The University of Sydney.
Dr Symonds is up to date with the latest surgical developments and provides comprehensive information to his patients. He is passionate about promoting breast cancer screening and breast cancer prevention education. He also has a VMO appointment with BreastScreen NSW.