Dr. Robert WhitfieldEndocrine Surgeon

Dr. Robert WhitfieldDr. Robert Whitfield
Dr Whitfield graduated from Monash University in 1998. He was awarded Fellowship in General Surgery by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2009.
Dr Whitfield undertook post-Fellowship training in breast and endocrine surgery at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Adelaide in 2009. In 2010 he was appointed Chief Surgical Resident at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and received additional post-Fellowship training in breast surgery, oncoplastics and breast reconstruction, endocrine surgery and surgical oncology / melanoma surgery. In 2011 Dr Whitfield completed an oncoplastic breast Fellowship in Edinburgh, UK.
Dr Whitfield has worked as a staff specialist surgeon in Breast, Endocrine & Surgical Oncology at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and as a Visiting Surgeon at BreastScreen SA since 2012. He has an interest in medical education and is the current Chair of the Australian Board in General Surgery.
Dr Whitfield commenced private practice in 2014.
  • Accredited at the Following Hospitals

    Calvary North Adelaide Hospital

    Royal Adelaide Hospital

    St Andrew's Hospital

    Women's and Children's Hospital (endocrine surgery)

  • Special Interests

    Breast Surgery

    Melanoma Surgery

    Parathyroid surgery including minimally invasive surgery

    Surgical Oncology

    Thyroid surgery

  • Associations

    Australian & New Zealand Endocrine Surgeons


    General Surgeons Australia

    International Association of Endocrine Surgeons

  • Appointments

    Head of Unit, Surgery, BreastScreen SA

    Treasurer/Secretary of Breast Surgeons of Australia and New Zealand (BreastSurgANZ)

    Consultant Surgeon - Breast, Endocrine & Surgical Oncology Unit, Royal Adelaide Hospital

    Chair, Australian Board in General Surgery

Practice Locations

  • Royal Adelaide Hospital

    Port Road

    Adelaide, South Australia 5000


  • Norwood Breast and Endocrine Surgeons

    65 Edward Street

    Norwood, Adelaide, South Australia 5067


    Driving Directions

    (08) 8223 5598


Contact Details

Australian & New Zealand Endocrine Surgeons

Suite 202 Level 2 AMA House 69 Christie Street ST LEONARDS, NSW 2065

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