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Dr Vanessa Atienza-Hipolito FRANZCR is a distinguished Radiologist, Clinical Director, and the proud owner of Women’s & Breast Imaging (WBI) in Cottesloe and Murdoch,  Western Australia. With an unwavering commitment to providing exceptional care and innovative medical solutions, Dr Vanessa stands at the forefront of her field.

Expertise and Qualifications: Boasting over 24 years of expertise in Radiology, Dr. Vanessa is a qualified and fellowship-trained subspecialist in Breast Imaging, Musculoskeletal Imaging, Interventional and Vascular Radiology, and Paediatric Radiology. Her extensive knowledge and skill set position her as a leading authority in the realm of breast health.

Clinical Leadership: As the Clinical Director of Women’s & Breast Imaging, Dr Vanessa oversees a specialised imaging center dedicated to women’s and breast health. Her leadership ensures the delivery of high-quality and compassionate care to each patient, reflecting her dedication to optimal health outcomes.

Educational Impact: Beyond clinical practice, Dr Vanessa is an Adjunct Clinical Senior Lecturer at esteemed universities, including Curtin University, The University of Western Australia, and Edith Cowan University. Her commitment to education extends to mentoring and supervising radiology and sonographer trainees and medical students, contributing to the development of future healthcare professionals.

Authorship and Publications: Dr Vanessa’s contributions to the field are not only practical but also literary. As a published co-author of four impactful book anthologies, including “Courage and Confidence,” “Global Girls,” “The Power To Rise Above,” and “Women Leading the Way,” she shares her insights and knowledge on a global scale.

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Dr. Vanessa Atienza-Hipolito’s Outstanding Achievements:

Filipino-Australian of the Year 2023 Awardee

  • Recognised by the Filipino Australian Communities Council of Australia (FILCCA) in October 2023 in Canberra ACT. A prestigious honour celebrating her contributions to the Filipino Australian community.










Nominee for Awards Australia Local Legend Award

  • Acknowledged at the 2023 Western Australian Community Achievement Awards in October 2023 at the Hyatt Hotel, Perth WA, highlighting her legendary status in the local community.

Women Changing the World London April 2023

  • Silver Awardee in the Women in Medicine category, showcasing her significant impact and influence in the medical field.

  • People’s Choice Awards – Health and Well-being category – Bronze Awardee, recognising her dedication to improving health and well-being.

Finalist – Australian Small Business Champion

Awards (Doctors’ Surgery category, April 2023)

  • Recognised for her outstanding achievements as a business owner in the medical field.

AusMumpreneur August 2023 Silver Award–

Women Business School Accelerate Program

  • Celebrating her accomplishments as a mother

and businesswoman.


Australian Women’s Small Business Champion

Awards 2022 Finalist (Professional Medical Services,


  • Finalist recognition for her exemplary contributions

  • to professional medical services in Australia.

Breast Radiologist of the Year  (Radiology Awards UK, 2022)

  • A prestigious accolade highlighting her excellence and expertise in the field of Breast Radiology.

AusMumpreneur People’s Choice Gold Award (Making A Difference – Local Community, 2021)

  • Acknowledging her impactful work in the local community. Additionally, she received Silver Awards for the Health and Well-being business category from AusMumpreneur in the same year.

Millennial Achiever Award (Filipino Australian Club of Perth, 2019

Innovative Approach to Breast Health: Dr Vanessa’s work as a Radiologist with special interest in interventional procedures and breast imaging goes beyond traditional roles. She is dedicated to advancing the field and ensuring that patients have access to cutting-edge technologies for early detection and intervention. Her mission is to empower patients to take charge of their breast health through advanced screening technologies.

Patient-Centric Philosophy: Dr Vanessa is not just a practitioner; she is an advocate for patient well-being. Her approach is characterised by empathy, compassion, and a commitment to fostering a comfortable and supportive environment for her patients. She understands the sensitivity of breast health, and her patient-centric philosophy reflects this understanding.

Community Engagement: Active in various community and charity initiatives, Dr Vanessa volunteers her time to raise awareness about breast cancer and women’s health issues. Her passion for promoting diversity and inclusion in the healthcare industry is evident in her active involvement in mentoring and supporting women in medicine and other healthcare professions.

Digital Presence: Dr Vanessa’s dedication to transparency and accessibility is reflected in her digital presence. Connect with her on social media platforms, including Instagram (@dr.vanessa.atienza.hipolito), Facebook (Dr Vanessa Atienza-Hipolito), Twitter (@DrVanessaAH), and LinkedIn (Dr Vanessa Atienza-Hipolito). Her website,, and the offer comprehensive information and easy navigation for potential patients.

In addition to her impressive accolades, Dr Vanessa’s impact has been recognized on a global scale. Explore her profile on L.A. Style Magazine’s Top 50 Female Entrepreneurs list presented by WO3 and read about her features in the Philippines Times Australia.

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Her story on Volpara Health provides insight into her dedication to breast health.


In a recent achievement, the book “Women Leading the Way,” co-authored by Dr Vanessa, has received the prestigious GOLD Literary Titan Award, further exemplifying her commitment to excellence. Women Leading the Way | LITERARY TITAN

Dr Vanessa Atienza-Hipolito is not just a medical professional; she is a beacon of expertise, compassion, and innovation in the field of Interventional Breast Radiology. For those seeking the highest standard of care and a personalised approach to breast health, Dr Vanessa is the trusted partner on this important journey.

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