Dr. Ruben Cohen-HallalehEndocrine Surgeon

Dr. Ruben Cohen-HallalehDr. Ruben Cohen-Hallaleh

Dr Ruben Cohen-Hallaleh gained a Bachelor of Science (medicine), Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) in 2006 from the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney. His ties to the university continue today as a Conjoint Associate Lecturer. He is also Associate Senior Lecturer at Western Sydney University.

After extensive placement and specialist fellowships, he became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2014, and received his Masters (ChM) in General Surgery from the University of Edinburgh in 2017.

Dr Cohen-Hallaleh’s international experience includes a Clinical Surgical Oncology Fellowship at The Royal Marsden Hospital in London, UK, and Head/Neck/Breast/Endocrine Surgical Fellowship in Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand.

Closer to home, he has a completed a post-fellowship training in association with BreastSurgANZ (Breast Surgeons of Australia and New Zealand) at Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital, and St Vincent’s Hospital.

Throughout his career, Dr Cohen-Hallaleh has showed great initiative, skill and dedication as a surgeon, scientist, researcher and educator. His research has been widely published in medical journals and presented in medical forums internationally, including Japan and Spain.

Dr Cohen-Hallaleh is actively involved in research and clinical trials, particularly in the field of breast cancer. He has honorary research appointments at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research and The Kinghorn Cancer Centre. He has also been appointed as a VMO/Consultant for BreastScreen Australia.

  • Associations

    The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Australia

    General Surgeons Australia

    Breast Surgeons of Australia and New Zealand


    VMO/Consultant for BreastScreen Australia

    Gastroenterological Society of Australia

    (GESA – Gastroscopy & Colonoscopy accreditation)

    Australian & New Zealand Endocrine Surgeons

    Academy of Surgical Educators

    Garvan Institute of Medical Research (Honorary Visiting Scientist)

    Annals of Surgical Oncology (Manuscript Reviewer)

    Royal Australian Air Force Reserves – Surgeon, Squadron Leader

Practice Locations

  • Waratah Private Hospital

    31 Dora St
    Hurstville NSW 2220

    Driving Directions

  • Bankstown Hospital Medical Centre

    Suite 102, Level 1
    68 Eldridge Road
    Bankstown NSW 2200

    Driving Directions

Contact Details

(02) 9311 4044

(02) 9475 0997

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Australian & New Zealand Endocrine Surgeons

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