Dr Owen Ung (General Surgeon)

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Dr Owen Allan Ung
FRACS 1993
MBBS University of Queensland 1984
General Surgeon
Scientist - Researcher - Academia
Medical Specialties
General Surgery
07 3870 4422
07 3870 3205

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Professor Owen Ung is a breast cancer surgeon and also specialises in endocrine surgery which includes thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal conditions. He is a committed clinician, researcher and teacher and lectures and publishes widely. He is a principle investigator for a number of major Australian and New Zealand clinical trials relating to the management of the axilla and regional nodes in breast cancer.

Through the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, he plays an active role in surgical training, assessment and examination. After graduating from the University of Queensland, he worked in rural and metropolitan hospitals throughout the state then completed his advanced surgical training at the Royal Brisbane Hospital. From there he undertook a fellowship at Westmead Hospital in NSW then at the University of Wales College of Medicine in the UK as a lecturer in surgery. From 1995 to 2008 he has was a consultant surgeon at Westmead Hospital where he headed the Breast and Endocrine Surgical Unit and was Director of the department of general surgery.

He obtained a Clinical Associate Professorship with the University of Sydney. From the beginning of 2009 he returned to Queensland to head the Breast and Endocrine unit at the Royal Brisbane and Women'’s Hospital and join the academic department of surgery of the University of Queensland.

Hospital Affiliations
Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital
The Wesley Hospital
St Andrew's War Memorial Hospital
Affiliated Clinics
The Wesley Breast Clinic
Specialist Services Medical Group QLD - Auchenflower
Affiliated Organisations
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Australian and New Zealand Endocrine Surgeons
Society of Breast Surgeons of Australia and New Zealand (BreastSurgANZ)
Affiliated Universities
University of Queensland
University of Sydney
Medical Conditions
Thyroid disease
Parathyroid disease
Breast cancer
Breast Surgery
Endocrine Surgery

Practice Locations


The Wesley Breast Clinic
451 Coronation Dr,
Auchenflower QLD 4066 
(07) 3232 7202
07 3232 7911
Specialist Services Medical Group QLD - Auchenflower
Sandford Jackson Building
Suite 52 Ground Floor
30 Chasely Street
Auchenflower QLD 4066 
07 3226 3800
07 3870 3205