About

Dr Prasad Cooray specialises in the treatment of oesophageal, gastric, colon, rectal, pancreatic, liver and biliary system cancers. Dr Prasad Cooray is a graduate of Monash University (MBBS Hons; B Med Sci (Hons) and completed speciality training in Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, The Austin and Alfred Hospitals. Dr Prasad Cooray is actively involved in cancer research. He participates in weekly multidisciplinary team meetings that make treatment decisions on the management of complex gastrointestinal pancreatic and hepato-biliary cancers. Dr Prasad Cooray has dedicated his practice and training to deliver excellence in cancer care with respect and compassion. He is a founding and board member of the John Logan Cancer Treatment Foundation which has financially assisted hundreds of patients with gastrointestinal cancers to receive treatments otherwise unaffordable to them.

Qualifications

  • MBBS (Hons)
  • BMedSci (Hons)
  • FRACP (Medical Oncology)

Professional Associations

  • MOGA
  • ASCO
  • ESMO
  • AGITG

Special interests

  • Gastrointestinal malignancies

Education and training

Research

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Freemasons Albert Street

Hospital

Epworth Freemasons Victoria Parade

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Grow Obstetrics
Suite 209 Level 2
320 Victoria Parade
East Melbourne
VIC
3002
Clinical institute

Cancer Services Clinical Institute

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Dr Stephen Vaughan
Director
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.