Dr. Christopher Fox

MBChB FRANZCR Head of Service - Radiation Oncology

Dr Fox is the Head of Service - Radiation Oncology and an active Senior Staff Specialist Radiation Oncologist. He graduated university in Otago, New Zealand and completed his specialist training in 1993. Prior to joining our Local Health District in 1996, Chris worked in two large cancer centres in Scotland and Northern England.

Chris has led the Radiation Oncology team for over 20 years and overseen major service improvements including offering the Illawarra and Shoalhaven communities the most current radiation techniques close to home. His major clinical interests include management of breast, head and neck and skin cancers as well as lymphomas. Chris is a principal investigator in clinical trials and is a member of multiple professional associations including the Trans-Tasman Radiation Oncology Group (TROG), Australia and New Zealand Head and Neck Society (ANZHNCS) and Breast Cancer Trials (BCT) Group.

Chris enjoys exploring the natural beauty of the South Coast region and occasionally fishing or small yacht sailing on St Georges Basin. He is keen on DIY home projects (especially if it involves the requirement to purchase a new power tool!).