Dr Jocelyn Lippey


Jocelyn is general surgeon with subspecialty training in breast surgery with a strong interest in oncoplastic and reconstructive breast surgery as well.

Jocelyn obtained a Bachelor of Medicine from the University of Newcastle and became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2013. She undertook surgical training at The Austin Hospital followed by a Fellowship in breast cancer surgery through BreastSurgANZ at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and Royal Perth and Fiona Stanley Hospitals.

She is actively involved in medical education and research currently completing a PhD into improving Breast cancer screening. She was the 2015 recipient of the John Collins Medal from the ANZBCTG for young surgical researchers and is a current recipient of an NBCF practitioners grant to develop a risk communication tool as part of a risk-stratified Breast screening trial.  Her research interests include early breast cancer, risk communication, tailored breast screening and DCIS as well as oncoplastic and reconstructive surgery.

Jocelyn is also an accomplished educator coordinating a unit of study for The University of Sydney’s Masters of Breast Surgery, and is an instructor on two Royal Australasian College of Surgeon courses for junior surgical trainees. She also teaches medical students at St. Vincent’s and The Northern Hospital Clinical School.

In her free time she loves running, bushwalking, snowboarding, scuba diving and spending time with her husband and two children.