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Dr Susan Hawes


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  • 07 5605 9888

    07 5677 0242

  • Gold Coast Private Hospital Suite 1, Ground Floor, 14 Hill Street, Southport 4215

Dr Susan Hawes

Breast Surgery, General Surgery

Gold Coast Private Hospital are pleased to welcome breast and general surgeon, Dr Susan Hawes. Dr Hawes was born and grew up on the Gold Coast.  After qualifying as a pharmacist in 2003 at the University of Queensland, she completed her medical degree at Griffith University in 2009.  

During the early phase of her medical career, Dr Hawes dedicated herself to service at the Gold Coast Hospital. Following this, she embarked on a comprehensive surgical training program, gaining invaluable experience across various regions of Queensland, ultimately culminating in the successful completion of her surgical training in 2020.

Dr Hawes' passion for breast surgery led her to pursue Fellowships at esteemed institutions. In 2021, she completed her first year of breast fellowship training at Calvary Hospital in Canberra, followed by her second year of breast fellowship training at the Comprehensive Cancer Centre Chris O’Brien Lifehouse in Sydney in 2023, made possible through her association with BreastSurgANZ. In her pursuit of excellence, Dr Hawes also obtained a graduate certificate in breast surgery from the distinguished University of Sydney in the same year.

Beyond her clinical acumen, Dr Hawes is a dedicated advocate for research, innovation, and education in her field. She has had the privilege of presenting her work at prominent conferences during her career. Driven by her commitment to the well-being of women facing both benign and malignant breast conditions, she maintains a strong interest in general surgery.

In addition to her professional commitments, Dr Susan Hawes finds immense fulfilment in her role as a devoted mother to two young daughters.

Special interests:

  • Benign breast surgery

  • Breast cancer surgery, including oncoplastic techniques and breast reconstruction

  • Emergency surgery

  • General surgery

  • Laparoscopic surgery

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14 Hill Street (off Parklands Drive) , Southport 4215