Associate Professor Sanjay Warrier
Warrier Practice provide a range of breast cancer treatment options

Sanjay is a dedicated, compassionate and 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 – May 2020). He is a surgeon at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse and is also a Visiting Medical Officer at BreastScreen NSW.

Sanjay is dedicated to the professional development of current and future surgeons. He is an Associate Professor of the University of Sydney with the Royal Prince Alfred Academic Institute, a lead researcher with the Institute, and has goals of developing a culture of academia within the Breast Department. He is also the current Chairman of Post-Fellowship Training for BreastSurgANZ, a role that involves training future breast surgeons in both Australia and New Zealand. A significant milestone for Sanjay was being co-founder of the first Postgraduate Degree specific to breast surgery, the Master of Advanced Surgery (Breast Surgery) at the University of Sydney.

Sanjay is a committed researcher in breast cancer medicine and surgery and has presented at many national and international conferences. These include being asked to present at the San Antonio Breast Symposium, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and the Cancer Institute in Bangkok (Thailand), as well as other guest presentations in Berlin (Germany), Singapore, Queenstown (New Zealand), and across Australia. In 2013, Sanjay’s work on Hedgehog signalling, in collaboration with the Garvan Institute, won the Patron’s Prize at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital for best scientific research. Sanjay has also published many papers and co-authored articles in peer reviewed journals and magazines.

Sanjay is passionate about utilising novel techniques and innovative technologies. He was the first surgeon in Australia to utilise SPY technology for breast reconstruction surgery, and was the first surgeon in the Southern Hemisphere to perform robotic breast surgery. He was also an early adopter of volume replacement techniques for breast conserving surgery, and the first to utilise 3D printing for breast assessment and surgery planning.