ABOUT Sam

Dr Sam Steele studied as a Physiotherapist at The University of South Australia and subsequently worked in Australia and the United Kingdom. He went onto study Medicine at The University of Wollongong. He has completed fellowships in Rehabilitation Medicine and Palliative Medicine. He completed his training in several major hospitals in New South Wales including, Nepean Hospital, Liverpool Hospital, Camden and Campbelltown Hospital, Braeside Hospital, Blacktown Hospital and Prince of Wales Hospital.

He has completed a Masters of Medicine in Pain Management through the University of Sydney.

He currently works at Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District and Sydney Adventist Hospital in Palliative Care. He is the Clinical Lead for Cancer Rehabilitation at Sydney Adventist Hospital.

He is an active member of the Australia and New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine (ANZSPM), Rehabilitation Medicine Society Australia and New Zealand (RMSANZ) and The International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (ISPRM). He is a member of the Palliative Care Clinical Studies Collaborative (PaCCSC).

He has a special interest in cancer pain, cancer rehabilitation and symptom management associated with chronic disease.

Specialist Expertise:

  • Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Pain & Symptom Management
  • Palliative Care

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 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

DR SAM STEELE

DR SAM STEELE

BASc (Physiotherapy), MBBS, FAFRM, FAChPM, MMed (Pain Mgmt)

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
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