The Team

Dr Kenneth Khamly – Consultant Medical Oncologist

Dr Khamly completed his medical degree (MBBS) in 1998 through the University of Melbourne. He completed the Royal Australasian College of Physicians examinations in 2002 and, was admitted to Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) in 2005 as a Consultant Physician in Medical Oncology and Palliative Care.


Since obtaining his Fellowship, Dr Khamly has been a Consultant at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre with the Gastrointestinal, Breast, Sarcoma and Uro-Oncology Services and currently continues as a member of the Sarcoma and Uro-Oncology Services. He was previously a Consultant with the Palliative Care Service at The Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital.


Throughout his career, Dr Khamly has been actively involved in clinical and translational research as well as medical education. In 2006 he was the recipient of the Haematology and Oncology Targeted Therapies Research Fellowship Award from the Clinical Oncological Society of Australasia (COSA) and the Medical Oncology Group of Australia (MOGA) in its inaugural year.


Dr Khamly is a member of The Australian Medical Association (AMA), The Royal Australasian College of Physicians, COSA, MOGA, The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), The Australian Sarcoma Group (ASG) and The Australasian Sarcoma Study Group (ASSG).


Dr Khamly remains interested in improving outcomes from cancer and is an inaugural and ongoing member of the Victorian Cooperative Oncology Group’s Sarcoma Advisory Committee with the Cancer Council of Victoria. He has also previously been involved in a state wide program for adolescents and young adults with cancer. He retains an interest across the spectrum of non-haematological solid malignancies and would welcome referrals and enquiries

Kate Khamly – Practice Nurse

Kate completed her nursing training at St Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne and started working in oncology at Freemasons hospital in 1994. During Kate’s time at Freemasons Hospital she was involved in many aspects of nursing care including chemotherapy administration and education, palliative care, symptom management and spent a period of time as the Associate Charge Nurse before moving across to Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre where she was a part of the nursing management team in the Clinical Research Nurse Unit coordinating complex clinical trials of cancer treatments both nationally and internationally. Kate specialised in phase one, first in man, studies and complex phase 2 studies.


Kate has a special interest in medical oncology, including Melanoma having been a part of the Melbourne Melanoma Project, but has been involved in the care of both medical oncology and haematology patients.


When Kate is not working she is looking after Kate and Ken’s daughter Isobel, and providing business support for Khamly Oncology

Janet - Administration

Janet has been with Khamly Oncology since its commencement at Epworth Freemasons. She has a wealth of knowledge and experience involving oncology, the smooth running of medical practices and interaction with the Freemasons Hospital and other medical practices.


She is very welcoming and approachable, and is there to help you with all your enquiries, billing requirements, and appointments including bookings of investigations.