Sanjay Warrier is a Consultant Breast Surgeon who is also trained in Oncoplastic Techniques. He is a current Council member for Breast Surgeons of Australia New Zealand (BreastSurgANZ) and is the immediate past President (May 2019 until May 2020). His rooms are located at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse and Macquarie Street, Sydney. He is also a Visiting Medical Officer at BreastScreen NSW.
He is an Associate Professor of the University of Sydney with the Royal Prince Alfred Academic Institute. He is lead researcher at the Institute with goals of developing and creating a culture of academia within the Breast Department.
Associate Professor Warrier completed his undergraduate medical training at the University of New South Wales in 2002. Following this, he undertook general surgical training at the Prince of Wales Hospital Network where he had a broad exposure to oncology surgery. His post fellowship training has been extensive with three and a half years of training in breast surgery. As part of this, he spent one and a half years at the Prince of Wales Hospital and Royal Hospital for Women within the Breast Surgical Oncology Unit. He was then based for two years at the Oncoplastic Breast Unit at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, consolidating surgical techniques in both an oncological and reconstructive setting.
He is a committed researcher in breast cancer medicine and surgery and within the last 12 months has presented at eight national and international conferences including the San Antonio Breast Symposium and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). In 2013, his work on Hedgehog signaling, in collaboration with the Garvan Institute, won the Patron's Prize at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital for best scientific research. He has also published many papers and co-authored articles in peer reviewed journals and magazines.
Associate Professor Warrier is passionate about patient care, teaching and research and is the current Chairman of Post-Fellowship Training for BreastSurgANZ, a role that involves training future breast surgeons in Australia and New Zealand. as well as the current Site Director of Surgical Training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.