A/Prof Joe McKendrick is a consultant medical oncologist and previously Director of Medical Oncology, Clinical Haematology and Palliative Care at Eastern Health. He has significant expertise in genitourinary cancers (with a particular interest in testis cancer), gastrointestinal cancers, lymphoma and other haematological malignancies. He completed his advanced training and MD thesis at the University of Southampton where he gained expertise through working in one of the busiest academic urological and lymphoma units in the world. He has clinical trial experience in a wide range of cancers and continues as principal investigator in a number of clinical trials in Eastern Health. He is regarded as one of Australia's most experienced clinicians in the management of testicular cancer and lymphoma.

Epworth appointments:

Medical Advisory Committee

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Eastern

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Epworth Eastern Ekera

Ekera Medical Centre, Level 3, Suite 3.08 116-118 Thames Street
Box Hill North VIC 3129

Special interests

  • Lymphoma
  • Urological cancer
  • Gastrointestinal cancer


  • Clinical cancer research - Eastern Health and Monash University


  • MBBS University of Melbourne 1980
  • DM University of Southampton 1987
  • FRACP 1986

Professional Associations

  • AMA
  • RACP
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Medical Oncology Group of Australia
  • Clinical Oncological Society of Australia
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.