Dr Melissa Eastgate

Academic Title-Senior Lecturer

Royal Brisbane Clinical Unit
Faculty of Medicine


Dr Melissa Eastgate is the Deputy Director of Medical Oncology at the RBWH and a Senior Lecturer at UQ . She has worked at the RBWH as a medical oncologist since 2004, with her main clinical interests being melanoma and gastrointestinal cancers, in which areas she is an active clinical trial researcher. Melissa is also involved in registrar teaching and is a current member of the RACP Advanced Training Committee for Medical Oncology. Melissa has a strong interest in enabling access to care for patients, having provided outreach services to Bundaberg for nine years, and is currently setting up an oncology service for patients in Longreach.

Research Interests

  • Management of metastatic melanoma
  • Management of gastrointestinal cancers
  • Medical oncology training


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