Professor Owen Ung MBBS, FRACS
Breast and Endocrine Surgery
Suite 6.3, Level 6, Specialist Services
St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital
457 Wickham Terrace
Spring Hill Qld 4000
07 3226 3800
Located on St Andrews War Memorial Hospital Campus
Owen Ung is a breast and endocrine surgeon and Professor of Surgery RBWH UQ clinical school. He is the Chair of the Qld RACS Regional Committee.
He worked in rural and metropolitan hospitals throughout Qld, later completed his advanced surgical training at the Royal Brisbane Hospital. He undertook fellowships at Westmead Hospital in NSW and the University of Wales College of Medicine in the United Kingdom as a lecturer in surgery. From 1995 to 2008 he has was a consultant surgeon at Westmead where he headed the Breast and Endocrine surgical unit and was Director of the department of general surgery.
From the beginning of 2009 he returned to Queensland to head the Breast and Endocrine unit at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and join the academic department of the University of Queensland School of Medicine. His established private practice is at the Wesley and St Andrew's Hospitals.
Owen is a committed clinician, researcher and teacher and has obtained extensive administrative and management experience through his various clinical leadership roles. He has board positions with specialist services (medical specialist group) and MIGA (medical defence organisation).