Dr Tarek Meniawy manages all aspects of general medical oncology and also subspecialises in gynaecological malignancies, and melanoma. Besides his clinic at WOMEN Centre, Dr Meniawy devotes his time to Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, King Edward Memorial Hospital and University of Western Australia as a clinical senior lecturer.
Dr Meniawy received his medical degree from Cairo University, Egypt; in 2000 and undertook postgraduate physician training at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane. He had further training in medical oncology at Royal Perth Hospital and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, and was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2011. He is a member of the Western Australia Gynaecological Cancer Service and the Western Australia Melanoma Advisory Service.
Dr Meniawy has a keen interest in research and is actively involved in clinical trials including early studies of novel therapies, and large international studies in gynaecological cancer and melanoma. He has a particular interest in tumour immunology and immunotherapy, which have resulted in major breakthroughs in cancer therapies in recent years.
In 2016, Dr Meniawy was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy by the University of Western Australia for his studies on the effects of targeted anti-cancer therapies on the immune system. He is also an active member of the Australia and New Zealand Gynaecological Oncology Group, a not-for-profit organisation, dedicated to gynaecological cancer research.
|2016||Doctor of Philosophy – University of Western Australia (PhD)|
|2011||Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (Medical Oncology)|
|2000||Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery – Cairo University (MBBS)|