Westmead Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Westmead Private Hospital specialist Julie Howle

Dr Julie Howle


Dr Julie Howle is a surgical oncologist based at Westmead Hospital where she is the head of both Melanoma and Sarcoma Multidisciplinary Groups. She is a Clinical Associate Professor at The University of Sydney and is also a Visiting Medical Officer at Mt Druitt Hospital and Westmead Private Hospital.

Dr Howle studied medicine at the University of Sydney graduating with First Class Honours and completed her training in general surgery in 2005. She then spent two years in subspecialty training in surgical oncology and subsequently completed a Masters of Surgery.

Since 2008, Dr Howle has worked as a consultant at Westmead Hospital. She is an associate of the Melanoma Institute of Australia. Dr Howle is interested in Surgical Education and was the Chair of the NSW Training Committee for General surgery from 2014-2016. She is involved in both clinical and translational research in melanoma and Merkel cell carcinoma and is one of the authors of the latest Clinical Practice Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of melanoma.

Special Interests

  • Melanoma and advanced non-melanoma skin cancers including Merkel cell carcinoma
  • Soft tissue tumours and sarcoma
  • Thyroid and parathyroid disease



Melanoma and soft tissue tumours, thyroid and parathyroid disease

Also Consults at :

Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre, Westmead Hospital, PO Box 533, Wentworthville 2145
Ph: 02 9845 5200