Associate Professor David Gyorki
Associate Professor David Gyorki is a consultant surgical oncologist at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Epworth Hospital and Austin Health specialising in the management of patients with melanoma and soft tissue sarcoma. He is also the Research and Education Lead in Melanoma and Skin Cancer at the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre and a board member of the Australia and New Zealand Sarcoma Association.
During his surgical training, David completed an MD degree at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute studying the role of macrophages in the stem cell niche. After completing his surgical training at St Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne, David undertook a fellowship in complex surgical oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre in New York.
David leads the retroperitoneal sarcoma program at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and is committed to better understanding this complex group of cancers. He is the Australian lead investigator in the STRASS 2 trial studying the role of preoperative chemotherapy in patients with retroperitoneal sarcoma at high risk of recurrence. He is also heavily involved in a large international registry seeking to better understand outcomes for patients with retroperitoneal sarcoma.
Professor David Gyorki is a highly accomplished surgical oncologist based in Melbourne, and is a Board member of the Australia New Zealand Sarcoma Association.