Prof Michael Boyer AM | Chris O'Brien Lifehouse
Prof Michael Boyer AMChief Clinical Officer

    Professor Michael Boyer

    Chief Clinical Officer
    Conjoint Chair of Medical Oncology (Thoracic Oncology)



    Phone: (02) 8514 0140


    • Medical Oncology
    • Thoracic and, Head and Neck Cancers

    Areas of interest

    • Clinical Trials and Research
    • New Anticancer Drugs for the Treatment of Lung Cancer
    • Education on Integrated Care for Patients

    Michael has been a medical oncologist for more than 20 years, specialising in the treatment of thoracic and head and neck cancers.

    He was appointed chief clinical officer at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse in 2011.

    Michael was the director of the Sydney Cancer Centre and former area director of Cancer Services for the Sydney South West Area Health Service. He also has an appointment as a clinical professor within the Central Clinical School of the University of Sydney. He is the conjoint chair of Medical Oncology and Thoracic Oncology at Lifehouse.

    In 2010, he was made a member of the Order of Australia for his work as an educator, a clinical trials researcher and for his involvement in the development of integrated care facilities for people suffering with cancer.

    Michael continues to be actively involved in research, focusing on the testing of new anticancer drugs for the treatment of lung cancer.

    Michael has a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Sydney and a PhD in Cell Biology from the University of Toronto.

    He has been involved in the Lifehouse project from the very beginning, alongside his friend and colleague Chris O’Brien and remains dedicated to helping guide the clinical direction of the facility.

    “I see my role at Lifehouse as an amazing opportunity to help those with cancer and their families, while at the same time working on research that will eliminate cancer as a problem.”

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