ABOUT Jacob

Dr Jacob Kwak graduated with MBBS from University of New South Wales in 2009 and underwent post-graduate physician training at Royal North Shore Hospital, followed by specialist training in Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Medicine across Royal North Shore, Concord, Westmead, Prince of Wales, Gosford, Neringah and Greenwich Hospitals. He was awarded his Fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians as a dual specialist in Palliative Medicine and Geriatric Medicine.

Jacob works as a Palliative Medicine specialist and Geriatrician at Sydney Adventist Hospital, Blacktown Hospital and Mt Wilga Private Hospital. He integrates expertise in both fields to provide holistic person- and family-centred care, with the aim to optimise function andĀ improve quality of life.

Jacob is committed to teaching and clinical education, and is involved with education and mentoring of physician trainees, medical students, nursing and allied health members. His research interests include pharmacology in the older persons and clinician-family communication. He is a member of ANZSGM and ANZSPM.

Specialist Expertise:

  • Supportive and Palliative Medicine
  • Geriatric-Oncology
  • Management of geriatric syndromes
  • Clinical education

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

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

DR JANE FREEMAN

DR JANE FREEMAN

MBBS, FRACP, FRCPA, MPhil, MAppSc, BA

DR IAN BILMON

DR IAN BILMON

BSc BMBS (Hons) MPhil FRACP FRCPA

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".

KERRY WAGLAND

KERRY WAGLAND

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

DR KATHARINE HODGKINSON

DR KATHARINE HODGKINSON

BSc (Hons) M Psych PhD MAPS

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Northern Haematology & Oncology Group
Level 2 Clark Tower
San Integrated Cancer Centre
185 Fox Valley Road
WAHROONGA NSW 2076

T. +61 2 9056 1100
F. +61 2 9056 1110
E. enquiries@nhog.com.au