Dr Tristan Barnes is a medical oncologist with an interest in thoracic (lung), breast and gastro-intestinal cancers. She graduated from medicine at the University of New South Wales in 2006 with first class honours. Tristan completed her general medical training in 2010 at Prince of Wales Hospital and went on to do medical oncology at Royal North Shore, St George and Prince of Wales Hospitals, completing her training in 2015. She did a clinical trials fellowship at Royal North Shore Hospital in 2016. Tristan then went to Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto, Canada to complete a clinical research fellowship in Thoracic and Breast Cancer with world renowned mentors.
She regularly attends the Breast Cancer and Lung Cancer multidisciplinary meetings at Northern Beaches Hospital and attends other tumour stream meetings as needed to ensure her patients are discussed in a team of highly experienced doctors. She has a compassionate, holistic approach; is an excellent communicator and is devoted to personalised patient care.