Prof George Kannourakis (Haematologist)

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Professor George Kannourakis has been a practising medical oncologist and clinical haematologist in the Ballarat community since 1992. Previous placements include the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard University in Boston, where he worked as a Research Fellow, and he headed the Cancer Research Unit at Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne from 1990 - 1996. George was a Paediatric Haematologist and Oncologist prior to making the switch to adult Medical Oncology and Clinical Haematology. His research interests are in the biology of histiocytic disorders and translational research involving chemosensitivity drug testing.

Hospital Affiliations
St John of God Ballarat Hospital
East Grampians Health Service - Ararat
Stawell Regional Health
Wimmera Base Hospital - Horsham
Affiliated Clinics
Ballarat Oncology & Haematology Services
Affiliated Organisations
The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)
Medical Oncology Group of Australia (MOGA)
Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA)
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
Australian and New Zealand Urogenital and Prostate (ANZUP) Cancer Trials Group
Australia and New Zealand Breast Cancer Trials Group (ANZBCTG)
Australian and New Zealand Children's Cancer Study Group
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Society of Hematology
American Association of Cancer Research
American Society for Microbiology
European Society of Medical Oncology
Histiocyte Society
International Society of Experimental Hematology
Australasian Leukaemia and Lymphoma Group
Australian Medical Association (AMA)
Australian Gynaecological Cancer Group
Australasian Gastro-Intestinal Cancer Trial Group
Private Cancer Physicians of Australia
Association of Australian Consultant Physicians
Affiliated Universities
University of Notre Dame Australia
University of Ballarat
Populations Treated

Practice Locations


Wimmera Health Care Group
83 Baillie Street
Horsham VIC 3400 
03 5339 8000
03 5339 8111


Ballarat Oncology & Haematology Services
1117 Howitt Street
Wendouree VIC 3355 
03 5339 8000
03 5339 8111


East Grampians Health Services
Girdlestone Street
Ararat VIC 3377 
03 5339 8000
03 5339 8111
Stawell Regional Health
Sloane Street
Stawell VIC 3380 
03 5339 8000
03 5339 8111