A/Prof. Owen UngMB BS, FRACS


Academic Appointments

Owen is a breast and endocrine surgeon, head of the Breast and Endocrine Unit, Director of the Centre for Breast Health the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RWBH), and academic in the school of medicine University of Queensland. He is a visiting surgeon at BreastScreen, Wesley Private and St Andrews War Memorial Hospitals. 

A committed clinician and researcher, he lectures and publishes widely. Owen is a principle investigator for a number of major Australian and New Zealand clinical trials relating to the management of the axilla and regional nodes in breast cancer. He is a college examiner and deputy chair of the Queensland State Committee (RACS) and has an active role in teaching and training at all levels. 

Owen has obtained extensive administrative and management experience through his various clinical leadership roles and has been active on numerous State and National Committees. Previous representations include: board member of General Surgeons Australia (GSA), Chair of the Breast Section of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and Chair of the Breast Group of the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA).

Hospitals Visited

St Andrews Hospital, Wesley Hospital and Royal Brisbane Hospital

Research Interests

Other Positions Held