About Dr Eryn Dow

Dr Eryn Dow is a dual trained Medical Oncologist and Clinical Cancer Geneticist.  After completing a Bachelors degree in Biological Sciences in Canada, Eryn graduated from Flinders University Medical School in 2009.  She completed her physician training at Flinders Medical Centre and Alice Springs Hospital, and her medical oncology training across multiple sites in South Australia and the Northern Territory.  Eryn subsequently undertook her Clinical Genetics training in Melbourne, through the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Austin Hospital and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, followed by an oncology and cancer genetics fellowship at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.  Eryn is dedicated to improving medical education and served as the national trainee representative for medical oncology with both the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and the Medical Oncology Group of Australia, as well as earning a Graduate Diploma in Clinical Education from the University of Melbourne.

Eryn currently has dual appointments at the Royal Adelaide Hospital as a Clinical Cancer Geneticist with the Adult Genetics Service and a Medical Oncology Consultant with the Youth Cancer Service.  She is committed to improving the use of and access to genetic testing in the oncology setting. She is a member of the reference committee for cancer genetics with the NSW Cancer Institute eviQ committee, as well as an executive committee member for the Human Genetics Society of Australasia Cancer Special Interest Group and the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia Familial Cancer Group. 

Dr Dow is happy to provide genetic counselling, support and testing for individuals and families concerned about their inherited risk of cancer, including both common and rare hereditary cancer syndromes.