ABOUT Josie

Dr Rutovitz graduated with MBChB from the University of Pretoria, South Africa in 1981 and undertook post-graduate training at University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa until 1987.

He migrated to Australia in 1988 and completed the Australian Medical Entrance Certification exam.

He subsequently repeated Medical Registrar training in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology at Concord and Westmead Hospitals, obtaining Fellowship to the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 1992.

Josie commenced private practice at Hornsby in 1994. In 2015, the practice (Northern Haematology & Oncology Group) relocated into the new Integrated Cancer Centre at the Sydney Adventist Hospital.

Dr Rutovitz is an active VMO at Sydney Adventist Hospital in medical oncology and at Hornsby & Kuring-gai Hospital in both medical oncology and general medicine.

Dr Rutovitz is a member of ASCO, ESMO, MOGA, COSA, IBSG and AGITG.

Specialist Expertise:

  • Breast cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Gastro-intestinal malignancies
  • General oncology
  • Clinical trials

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 GILLIAN ROTHWELL

DR GILLIAN ROTHWELL

MBBS FRACGP FAChPM, Grad Dip Pall Med

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

Accredited practicing dietitians are uniquely qualified to provide individualised nutrition advice for medical conditions. The dietitian applies the science of nutrition to promote health and the overall well-being of patients during and after their treatment.

STEPHANIE ROWE

STEPHANIE ROWE

ACCREDITED PRACTICING DIETITAN

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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