"A cancer diagnosis is extremely confronting, guiding patients through their treatment options is essential".
Javier completed his basic physician training at Western Health in Melbourne in 2012. He completed the clinical diploma of palliative care in St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne before starting his advance training in medical oncology in 2013, where he had exposure to a broad range of solid organ malignancies working Box Hill, Western and St Vincent's Hospital in Melbourne. He received his Fellowship of the Australian College of Physicians in 2015.
Javier's professional interest includes clinical trials and he keeps close contact with metropolitan oncology services such as Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Western and St Vincent's Hospitals to improve access to clinical trials for Shepparton patients. His main interest includes the management of genitourinary malignancies such as prostate, breast and gastrointestinal carcinomas. he also has experience treating other malignancies such as lung and melanoma with new available medications such as immunotherapy.
Javier has recently moved to Shepparton early in 2016 when he was appointed to a permanent public position at Goulburn Valley Health.
He lives locally with his wife, Paola, and little new family member, Sam.