David Gyorki

Associate Professor David Gyorki

MBBS MD FRACS Research & Education Lead, Melanoma and Skin Cancers
Alliance position: Consultant Surgeon, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre; Consultant Surgeon, Austin Health View alliance profile

In this position, Professor David Gyorki brings together multiple disciplines, organisations and perspectives to produce solid outcomes in melanoma and high priority non-melanoma skin cancer.

Working with alliance partners and collaborators, Professor Gyorki and Dr Andreas Behren, Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute are using Melanoma Research Victoria data and biobank resources to improve the calculation of risk of melanoma recurrence in patients with Stage III melanoma.

A multidisciplinary complex cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (cSCC) special interest group has been established to prioritise and identify opportunities to progress research into this common skin cancer.

Professor Gyorki completed his education and training at the University of Melbourne and St Vincent’s Hospital, during this time he also gained an MD degree at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute. In addition, he has completed a clinical fellowship in complex surgical oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Professor Gyorki previously held the Herman Fellowship in Clinical Cancer Research at the University of Melbourne and currently holds a Peter MacCallum Clinician Researcher Fellowship.

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