Celebrating over 10 years on the Far North Coast, NSW
Dr Adam Boyce
BSci (Med) MBBS FRACP
Medical Oncologist and Senior Lecturer University of Sydney
Dr Adam Boyce is a fellow of The Royal Australian College of Physicians (RACP). He completed his medical oncology training at Prince of Wales and Royal North Shore Hospitals in 2002. He moved to Lismore NSW as the first permanent oncologist for the region. After initially working as a staff specialist Adam established a private practice, Oncology North Coast, in 2005. This private clinic provides oncology consultation for a regional population of approximately 200,000 people. He holds VMO appointments at St Vincent’s Hospital Lismore, Lismore Base and Grafton Base Hospitals. He is the principal investigator on multiple collaborative and industry sponsored clinical trials.
Adam holds an appointment of Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Sydney. He is actively involved in undergraduate medical student education, through the University Centre for Rural Health in Lismore. In 2012, Oncology North Coast became the only private practice to have an advanced trainee medical oncology position in regional NSW. Adam is an accredited supervisor of core medical oncology training through the RACP.
Adam is also a member of Medical Oncologists of Australia (MOGA), the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA), the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), the Private Cancer Physicians of Australia (PCPA), and Australian Medical Associations (AMA).
Adam is passionate about improving regional oncology services. Adam is currently the Rural and Regional Representative on the PCPA executive and immediate past chair of the COSA Rural and Regional Group. He was instrumental in establishing a fully integrated, comprehensive cancer centre in Lismore. He is a board member for Our House, a local charity which has built accommodation units for cancer patients and their families.
Consulting days: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 10am until 5pm, Wednesday 2pm until 5pm, and every second Friday from 10am until 3pm including monthly outreach clinics in Ballina, Grafton and Maclean.
Dr James Bull
James completed his medical degree at Cape Town in South Africa and moved to Australia in 2003. James’ initial posting in Australia was in Rockhampton and he enjoyed the change. But in 2005, wanting to pursue his ambition of becoming a specialist, James moved to Newcastle where he completed his physician training and afterwards his oncology training.
James has worked for ANZ Breast Cancer Trials Group during 2009. He is currently finishing further study in epidemiology and biostatistics.
James moved to the Northern Rivers and began work at Oncology North Coast in early 2010. He holds VMO appointments at St Vincent’s Hospital Lismore, Lismore Base and Grafton Base Hospitals. James is actively involved in clinical trials, junior medical officer training and undergraduate medical student education.
Consulting days: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 10am until 5pm, Wednesday 2pm until 5pm and Friday's fortnightly. James attends monthly outreach clinics in Ballina and Maclean
Dr Amy Scott
MBChB BSc FRACP
Dr Amy Scott commenced working as a medical oncologist in February 2016 at Oncology North Coast. Dr Scott will be supervising chemotherapy treatments at Lismore, Grafton and Ballina hospitals and at St Vincent's Hospital. Amy will be providing inpatient services to Lismore Base Hospital and St Vincent's Hospital. She will also be consulting monthly at the Grafton Oncology Unit and Ballina Clinic. Dr Scott is also involved in local clinical trials.
Before coming to Lismore, Amy completed her core years of oncology training at Sydney’s Prince of Wales Hospital, St George Hospital and Sutherland Hospital. She completed her undergraduate medical training at the University of Leeds, United Kingdom.
Amy is enjoying living on the North Coast of NSW and especially likes the relaxed feel and community spirit.
Consulting days: Tuesday and Thursday 11am until 5pm, Wednesday 2pm until 5pm, and fortnightly Friday's 10am until 1pm. Amy attends monthly outreach clinics in Ballina, Grafton and Maclean
Dr Joe Gormally
MB BCh BAO FRACP
Dr Joe Gormally has been consulting at Oncology North Coast from September 2016. Dr Gormally works 3 days a month in our main clinic at Oncology North Coast and two days a month in our Grafton Base Hospital outreach clinic. On other days he is supervising chemotherapy treatments at Lismore Base Hospital, Grafton Base Hospital, Ballina Base Hospital, and St Vincents Hospital. He provides inpatient services at Lismore Base Hospital and St Vincents Hospital and attending clinical trials in Lismore.
Dr Gormally completed his medical oncology training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney last year which also included weekly visits to Dubbo Base Hospital as part of a Regional Oncology Fellowship. He also spent one year as an advanced oncology trainee at Lismore Base Hospital and Oncology North Coast in 2014.
Before coming to Lismore Joe completed his core years of oncology training at the Mater Hospital in North Sydney. He completed his undergraduate medical training at the University College in Dublin. He has lived in Australia for the past nine years.
Consulting days: Joe is working Tuesday's 9:30am until 5pm ( three Tuesdays a month in Grafton) and Wednesday's in Lismore from 9.00am till 1.00pm
Dr Mark Flower
Advanced Trainee in Medical Oncology
Oncology North Coast would like to welcome our new Advanced Trainee in Medical Oncology.
Dr Flower will be consulting in our rooms in conjunction with all of our oncologists. He will also be assisting with the management of inpatients in Lismore Base Hospital, and with the management of outpatient chemotherapy treatments in all of our local chemotherapy centres.
Mark has recently moved to the area to complete his fellowship in Medical Oncology. Previously Mark had undertaken his basic physician training at the Royal Brisbane Hospital and Redcliffe Hospital in Queensland. His oncology advanced training took him back to the Royal Brisbane Hospital, Cairns and the Gold Coast University Hospital.
Mark is a member of Medical Oncologists of Australia (MOGA), the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA), the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and Associate Lecturer at the University of Queensland.
Mark has a long standing interest in regional and remote medicine being previously awarded John Flynn Placement Program Scholarship as a student.
Medical Students from University of Western Sydney
The oncologists are committed to providing medical student training and they have been educating medical students at their private practice for the last five years. Under the direct supervision of the oncologists, students participate in a range of learning experiences which are designed to enhance their clinical reasoning, diagnostic and case management skills.