Dr Matthew Burge

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Dr Matthew Burge is an experienced medical oncologist at Icon Cancer Centre Chermside.

Dr Burge trained as a medical oncologist in Brisbane before undertaking a fellowship in the UK in gastrointestinal cancer. He returned to Brisbane in 2006 and is currently staff specialist at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, the Prince Charles Hospital and Rockhampton Base Hospital. He is also a visiting oncologist at the Mater Hospital in Rockhampton.

Dr Burge has a broad range of experience in most solid tumour types but has a particular interest in gastrointestinal malignancies. He is involved in a number of clinical trials at the Royal Brisbane Hospital across a range of malignancies.

Dr Burge has also been involved in clinical trials addressing important questions in the management of early breast cancer, metastatic melanoma, ovarian cancer, endometrial cancer, and head and neck cancer in addition to the gastrointestinal malignancies.

Affiliations & Memberships

  • Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Medical Oncology Group of Australia
  • Australian Medical Association
  • Australian Gastrointestinal Trials Group

Special Interests

Dr Matthew Burge accepts referrals for all cancer types, with a special clinical interest in:
  • Breast cancer
  • Gastrointestinal cancer
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Ovarian cancer

Visiting Locations

  • Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital
  • Prince Charles Hospital
  • Rockhampton Base Hospital
  • Mater Hospital Rockhampton