Dr Matthew Beck

Our team has years of experience meaning you are in excellent hands

Dr Matthew Beck is a highly regarded Australian born and locally trained General surgeon who specialises in breast cancer and reconstructive surgery, melanoma and skin cancer surgery, endocrine and general surgery in the Wollongong and Sydney region. He has an interest in breast cancer surgery as well as melanoma and skin cancer surgery including local flap repairs, endocrine thyroid surgery and general surgery such as laparoscopic surgery.

After obtaining a Bachelor of Medicine from the University of Newcastle, he returned to Wollongong for his junior doctor training. He then embarked to RPA hospital in Sydney for surgical training including breast cancer, melanoma surgery as well as all areas of general surgery. Post fellowship Dr Beck undertook the highly regarded 2 year Oncoplastic breast surgery fellowship through the Breast surg ANZ program.

Dr Beck is a VMO at the Wollongong Private hospital, as well as both Wollongong and Shellharbour public hospitals and the Wollongong day surgery. He is a member of the Illawarra and shoalhaven Multidisciplinary team for breast and melanoma cancer surgery

Dr Beck operates through the Specialist Breast Clinic and works in an integrated practice to achieve the best possible outcomes, the practice has multiple pieces of specialist technology to assist in surgical planning as well as ancillary care including a 3D breast mapping VECTRA machine.



Dr Beck is able to perform the following procedures in both private and public hospitals as well as office based procedures.

  • Breast cancer excision, oncoplastic remodelling and Lipofilling
  • Mastectomy with preservation of the skin or nipple and Implant reconstruction
  • Breast reduction surgery
  • Melanoma and skin cancer excision, local flap repair, skin grafts and lymph node assessment
  • Head and neck skin cancer excisions with aesthetic considerations
  • Thyroid and parathyroid surgery
  • General surgical procedures including LaparoscopicHernia repair, Laparoscopic Gallbladder removal, gastroscopy and colonoscopy
  • Minor procedures including ingrown toenail repair, lipoma and cyst excisions


  • RACS Fellow- FRACS
  • Breast surg ANZ full member
  • AHPRA certified
  • UOW faculty