Mr David Gyorki is a consultant surgeon, at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, specialising in surgical oncology with clinical expertise in the management of patients with melanoma, breast cancer and soft tissue sarcoma.
Mr Gyorki completed his MBBS at The University of Melbourne and training in General Surgery at St Vincents Hospital in Melbourne and received his FRACS in 2010. During his training, he spent two years at The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute for Medical Research where he completed an MD degree investigating the interaction of macrophages with breast cancer stem cells. He presented his findings with an award-winning plenary session at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium and subsequently published his findings in a number of prestigious journals. In 2012, Mr Gyorki completed a clinical fellowship in Surgical Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. During this time, he developed an interest in melanoma immunology and is currently investigating tumour infiltrating lymphocytes within melanoma metastases. Mr Gyorki was recently awarded the Herman Fellowship in Clinical Cancer Research at The University of Melbourne.