Professor Ian Bennett - Biography

Page last updated: 11 October 2018

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Professor Ian Bennett is a Breast and Endocrine Surgeon in Brisbane, Australia, who is currently the Chairman of the Breast and Endocrine Surgical Unit at Princess Alexandra Hospital and the Surgical Director of the Family History Clinic at the North Brisbane BreastScreen Queensland Service. He is a current member of a number of quality assurance committees for BreastScreen Queensland, and is on the Certificate of Clinical Performed Ultrasound (CCPU) Accreditation Board for the Australian Society of Ultrasound in Medicine.

He is a Professor in Surgery at University of Queensland and is a recent former Councillor of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (2010-2016).

Professor Bennett is involved in collaborative clinically based research at the Translational Research Institute Australia at Princess Alexandra Hospital. He has more than 60 publications in scientific medical journals and has particular research interests in the investigation of infective causes of breast cancer, MR spectroscopy of the breast, surgeon-performed ultrasound, ultrasound guided excision of impalpable breast lesions and the management of women at high risk of familial breast cancer.