CURRICULUM VITAE

QUALIFICATIONS

2006

Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

1996
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
The University of Melbourne

CURRENT PUBLIC APPOINTMENTS

  • Consultant Breast and General Surgeon, Eastern Health

  • Consultant Surgeon to Breast Screen Victoria

 

POST-GRADUATE MEDICAL APPOINTMENTS (Victoria unless specified)

2009-2019

  • Consultant Breast and General Surgeon, Austin Health
     

2008-2009

  • Consultant Breast and General Surgeon, Royal Perth Hospital, WA

  • Consultant General Surgeon, Fremantle Hospital, WA
     

2007

  • Fellow in Breast Surgery, Royal Perth Hospital, WA
     

2006

  • Fellow in General Surgery, Dandenong Hospital
     

2005 (Accredited General Surgery Registrar – Yr 4)

  • General, Breast and Colorectal Surgery, The Northern Hospital

  • General and Breast Surgery, Maroondah Hospital
     

2004 (Accredited General Surgery Registrar – Yr 3)

  • General, Colorectal and Endocrine Surgery, Dandenong Hospital

  • General and Bariatric Surgery, Box Hill Hospital           
     

2003 (Accredited General Surgery Registrar – Yr 2)

  • General Surgery, Bendigo Healthcare Group

  • Breast Surgery, Austin Health
     

2002 (Accredited General Surgery Registrar – Yr 1)

  • General Surgery and Urology, The Northern Hospital

  • General, Endocrine and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, Austin Health
     

2001 (Unaccredited General Surgery Registrar)

  • General, Thoracic, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    Bendigo Healthcare Group

  • Surgical Registrar Cover, Austin Health
     

2000

  • Surgical Resident – Year 3, Austin Health
     

1999

  • Anatomy Demonstrator, The University of Melbourne

  • Surgical Assistant, Emergency, Intensive Care and Ward Cover
    The John Fawkner Hospital
     

1998

  • Surgical Resident – Year 2, Austin Health
     

1997

  • Internship, Austin Health

 

RESEARCH, PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

2019

Breast Cancer: The Facts, Second Edition, 2019. Paperback. Oxford University Press. Professor Christobel Saunders, Mr Sunil Jassal and Associate Professor Elgene Lim

StrataXRT is non inferior to Mepitel Film in preventing Radiation Induced Moist Desquamation

M. Chao, S. Spencer, C. Kai, C. Baker, S. Jassal, et al.

Poster presentation, The Annual Congress of Estro, Milan, Lombardia, Italy

2016

Deep Inspiration Breath Hold (DIBH) and Regional Nodal Irradiation (RNI)- A Perfect Match? Cokelek, M. Chao, Jassal, et al. Presentation, Kyoto Breast Cancer Consensus Conference (KBCCC) 2016, Japan
 

2009

Breast Cancer: The Facts, First Edition, 2009. Paperback. Oxford University Press. Professor Christobel Saunders and Mr Sunil Jassal
 

2007

Abdominal Wall Components Separation Technique for Fascial Layer Reconstruction - Dandenong Hospital Experience

Invited speaker – Masterclass: Management of the Difficult Incisional Hernia, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Annual Scientific Congress, Christchurch, New Zealand

Abdominal Wall Components Separation Technique for Closure of Ventral Defects – Initial Experience and Lessons Learnt

Presentation – Free Papers Session

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Annual Scientific Congress

Christchurch, New Zealand
 

2005

Morgagni Hernia – Incidental Finding and Repair During Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. A Case report and Review of the Literature

Presentation, Provincial Surgeons of Australia, Annual Scientific Congress

Shepparton, Australia

Hernioscopy – A Useful Tool in Assessing Viability of Slipped Sac Contents

Presentation

Provincial Surgeons of Australia, Annual Scientific Congress

Shepparton, Australia
 

1997

Audit of Whipple’s Procedure at Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre

(In association with Dr George Koulouris, Dr Timothy Papadopoulos, and Mr William Fleming)

Melbourne, Australia

 

CONFERENCES
2018

ESTRO meets Asia 2019

Singapore

Mount Sinai Update 2018: Breast Imaging

New York, USA

2017

ASICON 2017 Jaipur

77th Annual National Conference of Association of Surgeons of India

Jaipur, India

2016

Surgical attachment with Professor Mike Dixon

Ediburgh Breast Unit

Western General Hospital

Edinburgh, Scotland

Kyoto Breast Cancer Consensus Conference (KBCCC) 2016

Kyoto, Japan
 

2015

Oncoplastic & Reconstructive Breast Surgery Meetings (ORBS)

Nottingham, UK

International Hokkaido Trauma Conference

Sapporo, Japan
 

2014

Breast Imaging

iiCME (International Institute for Continuing Medical Education)

Hong Kong

Annual Scientific Congress

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Singapore
 

2013

Breast Oncoplastic Masterclass

Ecole Europeene de Chirurgie

(Including three day surgical attachment to course convenor, Mr Krishna Clough) Paris, France
 

2012

Sydney International Breast Cancer Congress

Sydney, Australia

Annual Scientific Congress

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 

2011

Second International Congress

Australasian Hernia Society

Surfers Paradise, Australia

Seventh Scientific Meeting

Australasian Society for Breast Disease
Surfers Paradise, Australia

2010

San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

Texas, USA

Annual Scientific Congress

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Perth, Australia

Looking to the Future - A Practical Meeting on the Breast

Australasian Society for Breast Disease

Auckland, New Zealand

2009

Seventh Scientific Meeting

Australasian Society for Breast Disease

Surfers Paradise, Australia

2008

Surgical Workshop – Improving Outcomes in Breast Surgery

Australasian Society for Breast Disease
Sydney, Australia

 

2007

Annual Scientific Congress, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 
Christchurch, New Zealand

 

2006

Annual Scientific Congress, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons,
Sydney, Australia

 

2005

Annual Scientific Congress

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Perth, Australia

Annual Scientific Congress

Provincial Surgeons of Australia
Shepparton, Australia

Annual Courses in Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery

Symposium No. 2 - Benign Disorders of the Biliary Tract

The University of Melbourne, Austin Hospital

Melbourne, Australia
 

2004

Flinders University Department of Surgery

Seminars in Operative Surgery: Minimal Access General Surgery – How I Do It

Adelaide, Australia

 

SPECIAL SKILLS / ACHIEVEMENTS

Medical Awards

2010

British Medical Association Book Awards

Highly Commended, Popular Medicine Category

Breast Cancer: The Facts

Oxford University Press

Professor Christobel Saunders and Mr Sunil Jassal

2008

John Nott Cancer Fellowship & Research Fund Travelling Fellowship

The Cancer Council, Western Australia

2006

Abdominal Wall Components Separation Technique for Fascial Layer Reconstruction - The Dandenong Hospital Experience

Marshall Prize Finalist, Monash Medical Centre

1996

Jamieson Prize Finalist in Clinical Medicine

Faculty of Medicine, The University of Melbourne

 

OTHER EDUCATION AND TRAINING

2015

Tailored Breast Surgeons Course

The Australian Institute of Ultrasound

Surfers Paradise, Australia

2011

Tailored Breast Surgeons Course

The Australian Institute of Ultrasound

Surfers Paradise, Australia

2009

Ultrasound Workshop for Surgeons

Australian Society for Breast Disease

Surfers Paradise, Australia

Supervisors and Trainers for Surgical Education and Training (SAT SET) Course

Royal Australian College of Surgeons

Melbourne, Australia

2008

Laparoscopic Suturing Workshop

Clinical Training and Education Centre, University of Western Australia

Perth, Australia

Ultrasound Workshop for Surgeons

Australian Society for Breast Disease

Sydney, Australia

Essential Business Knowledge for Specialist Practice

The Third Part

Melbourne, Australia

2007

Critical Literature Evaluation and Research Workshop

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Sydney, Australia

Statistics for Surgeons Workshop, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Sydney, Australia

Definitive Surgical Trauma Care Course

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and Trauma Department, Liverpool Hospital

Melbourne, Australia

2001

Early Management of Severe Trauma Course

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Melbourne, Australia

 

COMMITTEES

1998

HMO Society, Austin Health (including representation at junior AMA level)

1992

Committee Member, Medical Student Society, The University of Melbourne

 

COMMUNITY

2001-2005

Regular presenter on “Radiotherapy”, Radio Station RRR

(“Radiotherapy” is a medical health program that focuses on issues of interest to the general public).

 

OTHER HISTORY

2006

Advanced Open Water Certificate in SCUBA
 

2001

Open Water Certificate in SCUBA
 

1995

Year of travel to Central America, Europe, Middle East and Africa. During this time I completed medical elective rotations in Paris and rural Tanzania.

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