Dr Robert Blum
Dr Robert Blum
Specialities: breast, lymphoma, gynae oncology and urology.
Rob is currently the Clinical Director of both the Bendigo Health Medical Oncology Department and the Loddon Mallee Integrated Cancer Services.
He has over 18 years experience in general medical oncology and clinical trials.
Rob's special interests include breast, gynae-oncology, lymphoma and urological malignancies, however he is happy to receive all medical oncology referrals. Rob also delivers a fortnightly clinic at Echuca Health.
Rob's undergraduate degree was obtained at the University of Melbourne, where he did one year as a researcher at the Austin Research Institute before commencing his speciality training.
Rob's oncology training occurred at St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. This was followed by a two year fellowship at Peter MacCallum, which included further experience in breast cancer, gynae-oncology, melanoma and clinical studies.
Rob was also involved in PET imaging research and its role in cancer therapeutics and staging.
In addition he undertook a sabbatical in breast cancer under the guidance of Dr Angelo Di Leo in Prato Italy 2013.
Rob has been the Director of the Oncology Department in Bendigo since 2003. During that time he has had the department accredited as a site of oncology training with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.
- Gynaecological oncology
- Urological cancer
Telehealth consultations: No
Treats Children: No
EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) ID: sjogbend