About Dr Sarah Birks
Dr Sarah Birks is a General Surgeon, specialising in Breast and Endocrine surgery.
She graduated from Monash University with Honours and completed her General Surgical training in Melbourne.
Having completed a Master of Surgery, Dr Birks has an ongoing interest in education and research. She is dedicated to providing the most up to date and evidence based care, including a commitment to the multidisciplinary management of both breast and endocrine disorders. Dr Birks uses oncoplastic surgical techniques to achieve improved cosmetic outcomes in the treatment of breast cancer and works closely with other specialists to achieve the best outcome for her patients.
Dr Birks is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and has undertaken several years of post-fellowship specialty training in both Endocrine and Breast cancer surgery, including completion of the BreastSurgANZ Post Fellowship Training Program.
Dr Birks operates at Cabrini Hospital in Brighton and Malvern and Waverley Private Hospital, with consulting suites at Cabrini Brighton, Cabrini Malvern and Waverley Breast Care in Mount Waverley. She is also a consultant surgeon at the Alfred Hospital, where she is part of the Breast & Endocrine Surgical Unit.
Dr Birks also travels to Wonthaggi Hospital, where she has been an integral part of setting up a Breast Cancer service so that patients in the Bass Coast region can have their treatment closer to home.
Dr Birks takes the time to maker sure her patients understand their diagnosis, including the process of investigation and treatment.
She understands the importance of communication, both with the patient and their family, as well as the rest of their treating team, including their GP.
MBBS (Hons) - Monash University
Master of Surgery - Monash University
Fellow of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Dr Birks is married with two children. When not working, she spends her time attending various sporting activities and looks forward to being able to travel again as the COVID pandemic eases.