How to refer your patient:

The Centre’s dedicated pancreatic nurse coordinator is available to discuss your patient’s individual situation and introduce our specialists. Please phone (03) 9426 8880 or email at [email protected]

  1. Download and fill out a referral using one of the below methods:
  2. Email or fax the referral to our pancreatic nurse coordinator.
  3. Your patient will have an appointment with a specialist within 72 hours of referral.

You can refer to the Jreissati Family Pancreatic Centre at Epworth for:

  • suspected pancreatic cancer
  • treatment, including surgery
  • second opinion
  • clinical trials.
For GPs

GP decision support tool

A tool to help GPs diagnose pancreatic cancer earlier
Download and print our guide

Pancreatic Cancer Patient Guide

Easy-to-read information about diagnosis, treatment and what to expect, written for patients and their family.

Our specialists and locations

Through the Jreissati Family Pancreatic Centre at Epworth, patients have direct access to specialists across Melbourne and Geelong.

Epworth Eastern (Box Hill)

  • Mr Daniel Croagh, Surgeon
  • Dr Prasad Cooray, Medical Oncologist
  • Dr Bronte Holt, Gastroenterologist
  • A/Prof Joseph McKendrick, Medical Oncologist
  • Mr Akhtar Sayed-Hassen, Surgeon
  • Mr Tuck Yong, Surgeon
  • A/Prof Rachel Wong, Medical Oncologist

Epworth Freemasons (East Melbourne)

  • A/Prof Sumitra Ananda, Medical Oncologist
  • Mr Brett Knowles, Surgeon
  • Dr Ayesha Saqib, Medical Oncologist

Epworth Geelong

  • Dr Saleh Abbas, Surgeon
  • Dr Adam Broad, Medical Oncologist
  • Dr Shu Fen Wong, Medical Oncologist

Epworth Richmond

  • Mr Julian Choi, Surgeon
  • Mr Mark Cullinan, Surgeon
  • Dr Rowan Doig, Medical Oncologist
  • Dr Ross Jennens, Medical Oncologist
  • Mr Brett Knowles, Surgeon
  • Dr Sem Liew, Medical Oncologist
  • Dr Dileep Mangira, Gastroenterologist
  • A/Prof Andrew Metz, Gastroenterologist
  • A/Prof Alan Moss, Gastroenterologist
  • Dr Ayesha Saqib, Medical Oncologist
  • Dr Bhaumik Shah, Medical Oncologist
  • Mr Mark Steven, Surgeon
  • Dr Peter Tagkalidis, Gastroenterologist
  • Dr Yen Tran, Medical Oncologist
  • Mr Tuck Yong, Surgeon
  • Dr Allan Zimet, Medical Oncologist
Need help?

Talk to our pancreatic nurse coordinator 

Your pancreatic nurse coordinator will be your first point of contact during your treatment journey at Epworth. They will be able to provide answers to any questions that your or your family may have.
Get in touch