Dr Sumi Ananda is a Medical Oncologist based at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre,Western Health and Epworth Freemason's. Her particular interests are in Gynaecological and Gastrointestinal Cancers,(manages all solid tumours). She is focused on providing first class patient care whilst conducting high quality clinical and translational research. She is an Associate Director of Cancer Trials Australia which provides a fully comprehensive oncology clinical trials service. She leads the clinical trials program and education at Western Health and has an established track record in being a Principal Investigator in multiple clinical trials.Her current research interest is in circulating tumour DNA.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Freemasons Albert Street


Epworth Freemasons Victoria Parade


Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Suite 8.2, Level 8, Grey Street Building 124 Grey Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002

Consulting Location

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Grattan Street
Parkville VIC 3050

Special interests

  • Upper Gastrointestinal Cancers
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Gynaecological Cancers
  • Neuroendocrine Tumours
  • Clinical Trials

Education and training

  • Committee Member, Victorian Medical Oncology Training Program Committee
  • Director of Education, Oncology, Western Health
  • Director of Advanced Training, Oncology, Western Health
  • Advanced Training Supervisor, Royal College of Physicians, NSW
  • Medical Student Teaching


  • Survival Impact of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program


  • MBBS King's College London, United Kingdom 2000
  • FRACP Royal Australasian College of Physicians 2008

Professional Associations

  • Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)
  • Medical Oncology Group of Australia
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Australian and New Zealand Gynaecological Oncology Group (ANZGOG)
  • Australian and New Zealand GastroIntestinal Trials Group (AGITG)
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.