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A/Professor. Julie Miller

A/Professor. Julie Miller, Endocrine Specialist Melbourne
A/Professor. Julie Miller

Specialist Endocrine Surgeon
Head of Thyroid/Endocrine Tumour Group - The Royal Melbourne Hospital
President, Australia/New Zealand Endocrine Surgeons

A/Professor. Miller is a specialist surgeon with specific expertise in endocrine surgery. Originally from the United States, she became a fully qualified surgeon in New York City before moving to Australia in 2001. She is a consultant surgeon at The Royal Melbourne Hospital and Epworth Freemason's Hospital, and former Clinical Sub-Dean for Surgical Education at the University of Melbourne.

Professor Miller serves as the President of Australia/New Zealand Endocrine Surgeons, and Head of the Endocrine Section of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. She is Head of the Thyroid and Endocrine Tumour Group of the Royal Melbourne Hospital, and directs the Thyroid Cancer Multidisciplinary Care Conference. She has a special interest and expertise in minimally invasive parathyroid surgery, as well as thyroid and adrenal surgery.

In 2011, A/Professor. Miller was the first surgeon in Victoria to perform a PRA (posterior retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy). This approach to the adrenal gland is relatively painless, so it benefits the patient in terms of faster recovery. Most patients have no need for prescription pain tablets.

In 2017, she became the first surgeon in Australia to offer non-surgical ablation of benign thyroid cysts using medical grade ethanol, thereby allowing patients with large, symptomatic cysts to be treated without surgery.

A/Professor. Miller is a sought after speaker and has given many invited lectures nationally and internationally on her areas of expertise.


  • Minimally invasive parathyroidectomy
  • Her particular Specialties are:

    • Minimally invasive parathyroidectomy
    • Thyroid surgery, including thyroid cancer
    • Minimally invasive low pain Adrenal surgery
    • Surgeon-performed ultrasound of the thyroid and parathyroid glands


    • Head of Endocrine Tumour Group, Royal Melbourne Hospital.
    • Chair of Thyroid Cancer Multidisciplinary Team (winner of Melbourne Health's BEST OF HEALTH Award).
    • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.
    • Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery.
    • Australian Medical Registration Board.
    • New York State Medical License.
    • Medical Doctorate, Summa Cum Laude (with highest honours) - 1996.
    • Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude (with high honours) - 1992.

    Medical School:

    Washington University, USA Summa Cum Laude (highest honours) (consistently ranked in top 5 medical schools by US News and World Report)

    Post Graduate Training:

    • New York Presbyterian Hospital of Cornell and Columbia University.
    • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center - NY, USA.
    • MD Anderson Cancer Center - Houston, TX, USA (Sabbatical Visit 2009-10).

    Professional Memberships:

    • President, Australia/New Zealand Endocrine Surgeons.
    • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.
    • Asian Association of Endocrine Surgeons (International Advisory Committee).
    • American Association of Endocrine Surgeons.
    • International Association of Endocrine Surgeons.
    • Endocrine Society of Australia.
    • Australian Medical Association.
    • Head of Endocrine Tumour Group, Royal Melbourne Hospital.
    • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (by invitation only).
    • Former Clinical Sub Dean for Surgical Education, University of Melbourne.

    Current Appointments (Public Hospital):

    • The Royal Melbourne Hospital.
    • Visiting Medical Officer (Endocrine Surgery Unit).
    • Royal Women's Hospital.
    • Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Melbourne Department of Surgery.

    Operates at the following private hospitals:

    • Epworth Freemason's Hospital.

    Recent Professional Activities:

    • President, Australia/New Zealand Endocrine Surgeons.
    • Steering Committee, Australia/New Zealand Thyroid Cancer Registry.
    • Invited speaker locally, nationally, and internationally.
    • International Faculty - USA Masters of Endocrine Surgery Course.
    • Chair of Operating Room Quality Committee.
    • Lecturer and Facilitator - Thyroid Ultrasound for Clinicians Course.
    • RACS Post Graduate Course in Endocrine Surgery - Organizing Committee and Speaker.
    • Peer reviewer and Editorial Board for several international medical journals.
    • Research Supervisor for Surgical Trainees and Medical Students.
    • Advanced Medical Science Surgical Coordinator.
    • Medical Curriculum Planning Committee for University of Melbourne.
    • Clinical Examiner in Surgery for Surgical Trainees and final year Medical Students.

    Endocrine Surgery:

    Parathyroid: She has cured hundreds of patients with high blood calcium so they feel better, have more energy, improved mood, and recover bone strength. Patients include many doctors and nurses, and patients who have travelled from interstate and abroad. She performs her own parathyroid ultrasound localization.

    A/Professor. Julie Miller - Specialist Endocrine Surgeon
    A/Professor. Julie Miller - Specialist Endocrine Surgeon

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