Education & training
FRACGP MRCGP MBBCh DCH DRCOG DFFP
After graduating in 1997 with an MBBCH in Johanesburg, Dr Segal spent 2 years on a surgical rotation at the world renowned Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto, South Africa, Dr Segal went to England in 2000 and completed this surgical rotation. He also gained post graduate qualifications in General Practice and was awarded his FRACGP in 2005.
General practitioner treats patients of all ages from newborn babies to elderly people. GP have an important role to play in the management of acute care, chronic diseases and the treatment of patients with multiple health conditions. General practitioner (GP) treat all common medical conditions and refer patients to hospitals and other medical services for urgent and specialist treatment. Another important part of the work of a GP is preventative medicine and health promotion, include child immunisation and lifestyle modification. A Medical Oncologist is a consultant physician specialising in the investigation, study, diagnosis, management and treatment of benign and malignant growths, tumours, cancers and diseases. Sub-specialties of oncology includes surgical oncology (removes the tumour or cancerous tissue during an operation), radiation oncology (radiation therapy), medical oncology (chemotherapy and ) hormone therapy, gynaecological oncologist (treats cancers of the female reproductive system and genitals), haematological oncologist (treats cancers of the blood and bone marrow), paediatric oncologist (treats cancers in children).
- Practice name Double Bay Day Hospital
- Address Level 2, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay, NSW, 2028
- Suburb or City Double Bay, NSW