Dr Penny Browne


Dr Penny Browne is the Chief Medical Officer at Avant. In this role she advises the CEO and Senior Management Team at Avant on clinical matters, as well as leading the research, education and advocacy team.

She also works as a Senior Staff Specialist in the General Practice Unit at Hornsby Hospital in NSW.  Throughout her career Dr Browne has worked extensively in general practice education.

Dr Browne first developed her medico-legal interest through her membership of the Medical Experts Committee at Avant in 2000. Since then she has completed a Masters in Health Law at Sydney University and worked as a Medical Advisor supporting doctors with complaints and claims from 2008, prior to the commencement of her current role in 2015.