Dr. SARAH FORSYTH, BSc MBBS MS FRACS Breast Surgeon

Dr. David Thomson

Dr Sarah Forsyth is a Specialist General Surgeon with subspecialty training in Breast and Surgical Oncology. She has extensive training and expertise in oncoplastic breast surgical techniques for the treatment of breast cancer. Dr Forsyth consults and operates at Prince of Wales Private Hospital and is a full member of Breast Surgeons of Australia and New Zealand, the specialty society for surgeons treating breast cancer.

Dr Forsyth grew up on a farm in rural New South Wales before moving to Sydney to complete her High School and University Education. She completed her Bachelor of Science (Immunobiology) at the University of Sydney and her Medical Degree at the University of Wollongong. She undertook General Surgery Specialty training at Liverpool and St Vincent’s Hospital’s. She was awarded her fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2018.

Dr Forsyth went on to complete her fellowship training at Prince of Wales Hospital in the renowned Surgical Oncology unit which specialises in the management of sarcoma, soft tissue tumours and breast cancer. She completed her second year of fellowship training at the prestigious Westmead Breast Cancer Institute where she trained in high volume breast cancer management and oncoplastic surgical techniques. During her training she completed a Master of Advanced Breast Surgery at the University of Sydney, where she completed her thesis in the use of Intraoperative Imaging in Breast Conserving Surgery.

Dr Forsyth lives locally in the Eastern Suburbs community with her Husband and three young children. Outside of her work she enjoys running, pilates and spending time with her family and friends.

Dr Forsyth offers a wide range of general surgery, surgical oncology and benign and malignant breast operations including:

  • Surgical breast biopsies and excision of breast lumps
  • Duct excision
  • Breast reduction surgery
  • Wide local excision (lumpectomy)
  • Therapeutic mammoplasty
  • Local perforator flaps
  • Mastectomy (including skin and nipple sparing techniques)
  • Implant based reconstruction
  • Sentinel node biopsy
  • Axillary lymph node clearance
  • Hernia surgery
  • Excision of benign and malignant skin lesions
  • Excision of benign and malignant soft tissue tumours

  • Westmed Breast Cancer Institute
  • Breast Care Surgeons of Australia New Zealand
  • University of Sydney
  • University of Woolongong
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Royal Hospital for Women
  • prime wales hospital
  • BreastScreen Australia