Our Services

Breast & Endocrine

The Burnside Hospital is proud to partner with the Breast & Endocrine Centre to provide comprehensive, specialist breast and endocrine care.

Dr Subhita Prasannan

The Breast Centre brings together a multidisciplinary team to provide a diagnostic, treatment and support service for women (and men) with breast disease.

The team consists of Medical Oncologists, Radio-oncologists, Pathologists, Radiologists, Reconstructive Surgeons, Breast Surgeons, Geneticists, Breast Care Nurses and Researchers to develop collaboratively an individual treatment plan for each patient. 

Working in conjunction with the hospital and co-located Dr Jones and Partners radiology service, the doctors at the Breast and Endocrine Centre provide a comprehensive inpatient and outpatient breast care service on-site.

Patients are offered:

  • Urgent appointments for breast cancer, or suspicion of cancer, within 24 – 48 hours
  • Onsite radiology using state of the art mammography/tomosynthesis (Vacora biopsy available)
  • Same day results (unless additional complex testing is required)
  • Breast Clinician (doctor) for routine follow-up patient appointments
  • Dedicated breast care, from diagnosis to hospital care to oncology and follow-up
  • The ability to contact a Breast Care Nurse afterhours for advice and support
  •  In-house Psychiatrist for ongoing psychological management and wellbeing
  • Quality Innovation Performance (QIP) accredited for ultrasound performed by surgeons for diagnostic & minor procedures.

Specialties include:

  • Breast and endocrine surgery
  • Oncoplastics
  • General Surgery
  • Digital mammogram with tomosynthesis
  • Vacuum Assisted Biopsy (VAB)  

Specialists are also involved with Dame Roma Mitchell Cancer Research Laboratory at the University of Adelaide.

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