Dr Philllip Parente trained at Monash University graduating with First Class Honours in 1993. He completed training in Medical Oncology 2001 and completed a 2 year Fellowship in Immunology and Melanoma at Ludwig Institute For Cancer Research at Austin Health. Initially he worked as a Medical Oncologist at both Eastern Health and Austin Health however since becoming Deputy Director of Medical Oncology Box Hill Hospital in 2005 has solely worked at Eastern Health. Currently Dr Parente is the Acting Director of Cancer Services Eastern Health.


  • MBBS (Hons) Monash University 1993

Professional Associations

  • AMA
  • ASCO
  • ESMO
  • MOGA

Special interests

  • Lung cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Genito-urinary cancers

Education and training


Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Eastern

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Eastern Specialist Consulting Suites
Suite 3
21-23 Arnold Street
Box Hill
Clinical institute

Cancer Services Clinical Institute

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The institute focuses on the diagnosis, treatment and care of patients with cancer. Epworth is the only private hospital group in Victoria offering all forms of cancer treatment in-house.