ABOUT DR CHIN-LENN
Dr Laura Chin-Lenn is a Melbourne born and bred surgeon. She obtained her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Melbourne in 2001. She trained in General Surgery at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in General Surgery in 2010.
Following General Surgery training, Dr Laura dedicated three years to subspecialty fellowship training. She was the first Endocrine and General Surgery fellow at the Western Hospital in Melbourne. She then spent two years at the University of Calgary, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Canada as an accredited fellow of Surgical Oncology (Society of Surgical Oncology program) where she focussed on Breast Surgery. She simultaneously undertook an Endocrine Surgery fellowship in Canada's only accredited program with the American Association of Endocrine Surgery, working with one of the most prominent endocrine surgeons in Canada.
Dr Laura has presented her research on parathyroid disease, ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast, thyroid nodules and melanoma both nationally and internationally. In 2016-2017 she studied at the University of Melbourne to further her knowledge in statistics and epidemiology (how frequently diseases occur and prevention) and graduated with a Master of Epidemiology.
She has public hospital appointments at Western Health, Royal Melbourne Hospital and Breastscreen Victoria and has operates privately at Epworth Freemason's Hospital.
In her spare time, Laura enjoys spending time exploring Melbourne with family and friends and is a keen amateur photographer. She keeps fit by running after her very active young child!
Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Member of the Australian and New Zealand Endocrine Surgeons
Member of the International Association of Endocrine Surgeons
Member of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons
Member of the Breast Cancer Trials Group
Member of the Breast Surgeons of Australia and New Zealand Organisation
Member of the Australian Medical Association
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