About Dr Tabitha Healey
Tabitha completed her undergraduate medical training at Flinders University graduating with the Australian Medical Association Medal and Staff Prize in Medicine. She completed postgraduate physicians training in Medical Oncology at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in 2002 and continued to work there as a staff specialist until 2006. She continues to participate in medical student and Medical Oncology trainee educational programs. Tabitha has worked in private Medical Oncology at Calvary North Adelaide since 2003 and St Andrews Hospital since 2014.
As a director of Adelaide Oncology & Haematology, Tabitha is the principal Investigator of a number of clinical trials, helped establish the unique RESTORE wellness and supportive care program for patients and is a clinical supervisor for Medical Oncology trainees in the private sector. She is on the board of the Private Cancer Physicians of Australia, the co-ordinator of annual Australia wide Medical Oncology Advanced Trainee education meetings and a member of the Calvary Health Care Ethics and Medical Committees. Tabitha is a frequent presenter to allied health and consumer groups on cancer topics and is a strong and clear communicator who believes in comprehensive cancer care and striving to achieve the best outcomes for her patients during and beyond a cancer diagnosis.
Her special areas of interest are breast, gynaecological and gastrointestinal tumours and supportive care.