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 one of our anesthetists 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.
Practice Manager/Executive Assistant
Sophie was welcomed to my team in November 2019. Prior to this, Sophie had worked at the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse in Clinic Reception, as Clinics Team Leader, and later 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.
Stefan joined my team in February 2021 after many years working in hospital administration. Stefan works hard to ensure that my practice runs smoothly and efficiently, and ensures that all of my patients are well taken care of. Outside of work, Stefan enjoys lifting weights at the gym, playing basketball, and is partial to video games.
Tamara joined my team in December 2021, following her previous role/s as a booking and events assistant and a receptionist. Tamara brings her positive energy and helpful attitude to work each day, and she works hard to give our patients the highest level of care. Outside of work, Tamara loves to go bouldering - an interesting sport that challenges you both mentally and physically!
Dr. RYAN DOWNEY
BSc (Hons), MBBS FANZCA
Ryan 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.
We welcomed Niki to our team in September 2020. Niki performs tattooing and scar management techniques patients who have undergone breast surgery. Niki is passionate about helping people feel confident and she dedicates herself to getting the best possible outcome for patients. In her spare time Niki enjoys travelling, hosting parties, and vacuuming (she's not kidding!). For more information on Niki’s services you can visit her website
My caring team is here to help and we look forward to hearing from you