Joe is a Senior Radiation Oncology staff specialist at the St George Hospital Cancer Care Centre in Sydney. Joe commenced his medical career as an intern at St George Hospital and has held positions within the private sector at St George Private Hospital, Hurstville Private Hospital, Waratah Hospital, Port Macquarie Private Hospital, and Genesis Cancer Care.
He attained a fellowship in Medical Oncology in 1997 and subsequently a Fellowship to the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists in Radiation Oncology in 2000.
Joe originally trained in prostate brachytherapy at the British Columbia Cancer Agency in 2000-2001. With his colleagues he established the first publicly funded prostate seed brachytherapy program in Sydney alongside a prostate HDR program at St George Public and Private Hospitals. St George Hospital in Sydney has the largest prostate brachytherapy program in Australia. It has been deemed as the only State-wide referral centre for public seed brachytherapy in NSW by the NSW Department of Health some years ago.
Joe is the Deputy Chair of the Australian Brachytherapy Group, having previously held the position of Chair. He was a member of the Founding Committee in the establishment of the Prostate Cancer Institute at St George Hospital, which aims to deliver high quality and accessible care for men with prostate cancer in Australia. He is a conjoint senior lecturer at the University of NSW and University of Wollongong.