A/Prof Matthew Foote

Become a Patient

A/Prof Matthew Foote is committed to providing patient focused care and is at the forefront of innovative radiation therapy practice.


Associate Professor Matthew Foote completed his specialist training in Brisbane in 2009.  He then undertook further sub-specialist training in Gamma Knife® radiosurgery, stereotactic radiotherapy and neuro-oncology at the world renowned Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto.

Commencing at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in 2010 and Greenslopes Private Hospital in 2012,  A/Prof Foote has special interests in stereotactic brain and body radiotherapy, neuro-oncology, head and neck cancer and cutaneous (skin) cancer. He is the principal investigator of international, national and local clinical trials in melanoma, non-melanoma skin cancer and neuro-oncology. 

He is on the scientific committees of the Co-operative Trials Group for Neuro-oncology (COGNO) and is internationally recognised for his work in stereotactic body and brain radiotherapy.  A/Prof Foote has been elected as a board member to the International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society (ISRS).

A/Prof Foote is committed to ongoing medical education in his role with The University of Queensland and is involved in medical research in melanoma and skin cancer through active collaborations with researchers at the Translational Research Institute.

Affiliations & Memberships

  • International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society (ISRS)
  • Co-operative Trials Group for Neuro-oncology (COGNO)
  • Melanoma and Skin Cancer Trials (MASC Trials)
  • Australia and New Zealand Head and Neck Cancer Society (ANZHNCS)
  • Trans Tasman Radiation Oncology Group (TROG)

Special Interests

A/Prof Matthew Foote accepts referrals for all cancer types, with special clinical interest in:
  • Brain cancer and spinal (CNS)
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Skin cancer
  • Stereotactic radiation therapy

Visiting Locations

  • Princess Alexandra Hospital