ABOUT Ali

Ali is a medical oncologist with extensive experience in treating different solid tumours.

He completed physician training at major hospitals in Melbourne and subsequently worked in comprehensive cancer centres including Olivia Newton-John cancer and wellness centre, Monash medical centre and St. Vincent’s before moving to NSW in 2013. Ali has been extensively involved in research and is currently the principal and co-investigator of multiple international clinical trials. He has multiple publications including practice changing papers published in NEJM and lancet oncology.

Ali’s aim is to provide holistic approach and personalised therapy to cancer patients and their family.

Ali was part of a group from cancer institute that climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro in 2015 to raise awareness for GI cancers and fundraising for cancer research.

Ali also speaks Farsi.

Ali has been involved in different multidisciplinary team meetings.

He is an active member of: MOGA, ASCO, ESMO, AGITG, ANZUP, ALTG & ANZBCTG

Ali is Associate Professor at the University of Wollongong and enjoys teaching medical students and physician trainees.

Specialist Expertise:

  • Gastrointestinal Tract Tumours
  • Breast Cancers
  • Lung Cancers
  • Melanoma
  • Head and Neck Cancers
  • Genitourinary Tumours

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Click here to view clinical research publications by or featuring DR ALI TAFRESHI

Medical Oncologists are specialist physicians trained in diagnosing and treating cancer using chemotherapy, immunotherapy, hormonal, biological and targeted therapies.

DR ARTHUR CLEMENTS

DR ARTHUR CLEMENTS

BSc (Med) MBBS FRACP

DR CSILLA HASOVITS

DR CSILLA HASOVITS

BSc (Med) MBBS (Hons 1) FRACP

A/PROF GAVIN MARX

A/PROF GAVIN MARX

BSc (Med) MBBS (Hons) FRACP

DR JOSIE RUTOVITZ

DR JOSIE RUTOVITZ

MBChB FRACP

DR ALI TAFRESHI

DR ALI TAFRESHI

MD, FRACP

Clinical Haematologists are specialist physicians trained in diagnosing, treating and preventing malignant and non-malignant diseases of the blood and bone marrow.

DR IAN BILMON

DR IAN BILMON

BSc BMBS (Hons) MPhil FRACP FRCPA

DR PIETRO DI CIACCIO

DR PIETRO DI CIACCIO

BA, LLB (Hons), MBBS, FRACP, FRCPA

DR JANE FREEMAN

DR JANE FREEMAN

MBBS, FRACP, FRCPA, MPhil, MAppSc, BA

A Cancer Pain Specialist provides evidence-based, safe and effective pain management, using various advanced interventional modalities to manage persistent pain related to current or past cancer.

DR VAHID MOHABBATI

DR VAHID MOHABBATI

FAChPM FFPMANZCA FRACGP MD

Palliative care is an approach that improves the quality of life for patients and their families facing the problem of a life-threatening illness through the prevention and relief of suffering by the treatment of pain and other problems - physical, psychosocial and spiritual.

DR JACOB KWAK

DR JACOB KWAK

MBBS, FRACP, FAChPM

A genetic oncologist is a medical oncologist who specialises in inherited cancer. Genetic oncologists provide genetic testing, risk assessment and risk management advice for individuals, including those who have not had a cancer, and their families.

DR HILDA HIGH

DR HILDA HIGH

BSc MBBS (Hons) MCH FRACP

Our Clinical and Consulting Psychologists have expertise in supporting patients and their families affected by a diagnosis of cancer. Psychological interventions can help improve the quality of life and well-being of those dealing with cancer. The provision of emotional support alongside medical interventions is now considered "best practice care".

DR KATHARINE HODGKINSON

DR KATHARINE HODGKINSON

BSc (Hons) M Psych PhD MAPS

KERRY WAGLAND

KERRY WAGLAND

BSoc Sc (Psych) (Hons), PGDip Prof Psych MAPS

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Northern Haematology & Oncology Group
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San Integrated Cancer Centre
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WAHROONGA NSW 2076

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