Meet My Team

Sanjay is a dedicated and compassionate highly respected Consultant Breast Oncology and Oncoplastic Surgeon. He is a current Council member for Breast Surgeons of Australia New Zealand (BreastSurgANZ) and is the immediate past President (May 2019 until May 2020). His rooms are located at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse and Macquarie Street, Sydney. He is also a Visiting Medical Officer at BreastScreen NSW


My administration team are here to ensure that my patients have access to the best patient care when they make contact with us. Ryan is our anesthetist and we also boast an experienced team of breast care nurses. My team works tirelessly to ensure that when our GPs call asking for help for their patients, their enquiries are dealt with in a kind, compassionate and courteous manner. You can rest assured that when you contact my practice, my team is willing to take the time to listen to your needs carefully and courteously.


Sophie 19-01-20.jpgPractice Manager/Executive Assistant

Sophie was welcomed to my team in November 2019. For the past five years, Sophie has worked at the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse in Clinic Reception, as Clinics Team Leader, and more recently as Process Optimisation and Patient Services Coordinator for Clinics. Sophie is passionate about helping our patients, and she works hard to make our patients’ journeys as streamlined and smooth as possible. She has a Bachelors Degree in Psychology and Linguistics and she enjoys applying these skills to her daily work. Outside of work you can find Sophie out with her friends and family, painting or playing netball.


Medical Secretary

Iris FirhatIris joined my valuable and hard working team in April 2019. She loves nothing more than being able to put a smile on my patients’ faces. Her 'can do', positive and fast learning manner makes her a pleasure to be around in running my practice efficiently. Currently, she is studying Psychology at university and this course complements her empathetic and compassionate nature. Iris spends her spare time playing and coaching ultimate frisbee, dabbling in bouldering and watercolour painting, as well as enjoying travelling and the company of her much loved dogs.




Rayan DowneyRyan graduated from Medicine at the University of Sydney. He is a specialist anesthetist at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, Mater and Strathfield Private Hospitals and a number of other private hospitals as well as a clinical lecturer at the Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney. His areas of specialty include breast, urological, head and neck, ENT, upper GIT and obstetric anesthesia. His academic interests include medical education, simulation and crisis management as well as being heavily involved in doctors’ welfare. His personal interests include triathlons and he is a keen follower of the Waratahs Rugby Union team.



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