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Dr Christopher Allan

Specialty: Breast and Endocrine Surgery
Clinical Interests: Surgical Oncology – Melanoma, Soft Tissue Tumours, Breast and Thyroid
Practices at: MHB MPHB
Phone 07 3010 5760
Fax07 3010 5764
Email[email protected]

Consult Rooms

Fourth Floor Surgery
Level 4, Suite 4.10
Mater Private Clinic
550 Stanley Street
South Brisbane QLD 4101
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Dr Chris Allan attained his primary medical degree at the University of Queensland and his Fellowship in General Surgery with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He completed two additional years of subspecialty training in Breast and Endocrine Surgery at the Mater Adult Hospital in Brisbane followed by Melanoma and Soft Tissue Sarcoma Surgery at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London. He attained a Master of Philosophy research degree in breast cancer vaccine development through the University of Queensland.

Dr Allan works as a Consultant Surgeon based privately in Fourth Floor Surgery at the Mater Private Clinic and also consults at the Mater Private Breast Cancer Centre. He is credentialed to admit and operate at the Mater Private Hospital. In addition, he has public surgical appointments as a Senior Visiting Specialist at the Mater Hospital Brisbane and a Visiting Medical Officer appointment at the Princess Alexandra Hospital Melanoma Unit.

Dr Allan is a heavily committed teaching academic surgeon. He holds a Senior Lecturer position with the University of Queensland and is the is the Course Co-ordinator for Surgery in the UQ School of Medicine post-graduate medical degree. In 2018 he was appointed as an Examiner for the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

Dr Allan’s subspecialty expertise in Surgical Oncology includes melanoma and other skin cancers, breast cancer, soft tissue sarcoma of the limbs, abdominal wall and retroperitoneum and thyroid cancer. He works closely with related medical and radiation oncologists in providing multidisciplinary patient care. His General Surgical interests include hernia, gallstones, acute abdominal emergencies, spleen, adrenal and lymph node pathology.


  • MBBS University of Queensland 1996
  • MPhil University of Queensland 2005
  • Fellowship Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) 2006



  • Visiting Medical Officer Mater Private Hospital
  • Senior Visiting Specialist Mater Hospital Brisbane
  • Visiting Medical Officer Princess Alexandra Hospital Melanoma Unit
  • Senior Lecturer and Course Co-ordinator Year 3 Surgery University of Queensland


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