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David Walsh

AMA(SA) Council - Ordinary Member and Chair


Dr David Walsh is a general surgeon with a strong interest in breast, endocrine and surgical oncology and, in particular, familial breast cancer and high-risk breast cancer families. He has published on diagnosis of breast cancer micrometastases in peripheral blood and laparoscopic oophorectomy in breast surgery. 

David is Head of the Breast Endocrine Surgical Unit at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Senior Lecturer in Breast Endocrine Surgery at the University of Adelaide, and is a former chair of the South Australian Regional Board of the College of Surgeons. 

His interests outside medicine include tennis, running and the Sturt Football Club. The thing he enjoys most about being a doctor is working to live up to the trust that patients have in their doctors.

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