Professor Crowe is a Surgical Oncologist with a clinical and research interest in soft tissue sarcoma and breast cancer. He also practises endocrine surgery, including thyroid, parathyroid surgery and minimally invasive adrenal surgery. His clinical practice is at both POW public and private hospitals. He is Director of the Sydney Sarcoma Unit and co-director of the Sarcoma Research Group at UNSW, based on the Lowy Cancer Research Centre.
He completed his DPhil (PhD) in the Nuffield Department of Surgery at the University of Oxford, as a Rhodes scholar, before moving to Toronto, Canada for General Surgical training. He did further fellowship training in cancer surgery at the University of Cape Town and at Prince of Wales hospital, Randwick before being appointed at a Senior Lecturer in Surgery, UNSW in 1992. He become Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery, based at POWH in 2004. In 2021 he was appointed Head of the Discipline of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Health, UNSW.
Broad interest in treatment of soft tissue sarcoma, particularly trialing new treatment regimens. Lab based research is focused on identifying markers of prognosis and potential targets for new therapies. Clinical research in endocrine and breast cancer surgery.
Broad Research Areas:
Cancer, Medical Education, Surgery
MB BS (Syd), DPhil (Oxon), Grad DipHEd, FRCSC, FRACS
Society Memberships & Professional Activities:
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Royal College of Physicans and Surgeons of Canada, Society of Surgical Oncology,Australian Society for Breast Disease, International Society of Surgery Surgical Research Society of Australia, Australian Sarcoma Study Group
Specific Research Keywords:
Cancer Progression, Clinical education, Clinical Research, Educational Research, Oncology Research