Our Doctors

Dr Zee Wan Wong

MBBS MRCP (UK) FAMS (Medical Oncology) GDA FRCP (Edinburgh) FRACP (Medical Oncology)

Zee Wan is currently the Head of Oncology Unit at Peninsula Health. She has been appointed Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor at Monash University. Zee Wan recently obtained a Specialist Certificate in Clinical Leadership at The University of Melbourne

She has numerous peer reviewed publications and has presented at National as well as International Oncology Conferences. Dr Wong has been instrumental in establishing oncology services and clinical trial access in regional Victoria. Her special interests are: Breast, gastrointestinal, lung and gynaecological malignancies, clinical research and cancer immunotherapy.

Dr Javier Torres

MBBS DipPalMed (Clinical) FRACP

Javier completed his basic physician training at Western Health in Melbourne. He completed the clinical diploma of palliative care in St. Vincent’s hospital Melbourne before starting his advance training in medical oncology, where he had exposure to a broad range of solid organ malignancies working in major metropolitan health providers such as Box Hill, St. Vincent’s and Western hospitals in Melbourne. He received his Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Physicians in 2015 as Medical Oncologist.

Javier’s professional interest includes clinical trials and he keeps close contact with major metropolitan oncology services such as Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and St. Vincent’s hospital to improve access to clinical trials and new available treatments for our patients in Shepparton. His main interest includes the management of genitourinary malignancies such as prostate, colorectal and breast carcinomas. He also has great experience treating other malignancies including lung and melanoma with new available medications such as targeted therapy and immunotherapy.

Javier lives locally after moved with his family to Shepparton early in 2016 when appointed to a permanent public position as Medical Oncologist in Goulburn Valley Health. He also enjoys teaching and currently holds a position as Senior Lecturer with the Department of Rural Health, University of Melbourne.

Dr Babak Tamjid


Dr Babak Tamjid is a Medical Oncologist with special interests in Colorectal, upper gastrointestinal, Breast, melanoma, and genitourinary cancers. He follows new advances in Oncology very closely and he has great experience and an interest in use of immunotherapy for treating various cancers.
Dr Tamjid is currently the Clinical Director of Oncology at Goulburn Valley Health and works as a Medical Oncologist at Peninsula Health and a number of private hospitals. He is also a Lecturer at the Department of Rural Health, University of Melbourne.

He graduated from medical school with an M.D. degree in 2006. He completed his basic physician training at the Royal Melbourne Hospital in 2011 and completed his advanced training in General Medicine and Medical Oncology at three major hospitals including the Alfred Hospital, the Austin Hospital and Box Hill Hospital. He worked as a Clinical Research Fellow in medical oncology at the Austin hospital where he was involved in a large number of phase 1, 2, and 3 clinical trials. He received a Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2015.

Dr Tamjid has a keen interest in research and has published in a number of peer review journal. He continues to actively participate in clinical trials and present at national and international conferences.

Public Hospital Appointments:

  • Peninsula Health
  • Goulburn Valley Health (Clinical Director)
  • Lecturer at the Department of Rural Health, University of Melbourne

  • Oncologist's affiliations