Below is a list of the top and leading Pathologists in Melbourne. To help you find the best pathologist located near you in Melbourne, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
This article is updated every 3-4 months.
Melbourne’s Best Pathologists:
The top rated pathologists supervise tests on blood, other body fluids, body secretions and samples of tissue taken at surgery or as a part of a medical examination or autopsy:
- Dr Anastasia Backhouse – Australian Clinical Labs
- Dr David Clouston – TissuPath (Specialist Pathology Services)
- Dr Louise Jackett – Austin Health Pathology
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Australian Clinical Labs
Dr Anastasia Backhouse studied medicine at the University of Western Australia. She trained in Anatomical Pathology in Perth and has spent time training in Orange in country NSW as well as in Sydney at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. After obtaining her Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia, Anastasia joined St John of God Pathology in February 2015. Her interests include dermatopathology, breast pathology, gynaecological pathology including placental pathology, and cytopathology. Dr Backhouse is a member of the gynaecology, breast, dermatopathology, ophthalmic and cytopathology subspecialty teams.
Dermatopathology, breast pathology, gynaecological pathology including placental pathology, and cytopathology.
“Quick and careful. You’re allowed to look away if you don’t love needles.” – Grace T.
Dr David Clouston (MBBS, FRACP) undertook his medical and specialist pathology training in Queensland. Since moving to Melbourne he has worked in both public and private sector, including setting up and running his own pathology practice, Focus Pathology. David joined TissuPath in early 2013. He is a highly regarded expert in the areas of breast and urological pathology, and is actively involved in both research and education. In his spare time David is an appreciator and collector of contemporary Australian art.
Provides a full range of Anatomical Pathology services including;Histopathology, Cytopathology, Special histochemical staining, Immunohistochemistry and In-house CISH testing.
“Great facility and service. Attentive staff and accommodating doctors.” – Thomas M.
Austin Health Pathology
Dr Louise Jackett completed undergraduate medical studies at the University of Tasmania and was awarded Bachelor of Medical Science and Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery with honours in 2007. Louise undertook specialist training in Anatomical Pathology in Victoria and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia in 2015. Following this, she undertook a fellowship in melanoma pathology at Melanoma Institute Australia and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney under the guidance of Prof Richard Scolyer. She was subsequently appointed as a consultant Anatomical Pathologist at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. Louise has received world-class training in melanocytic lesions through extensive consultation practice and collaborative research, and has contributed in this field to several international conferences as an invited speaker. She has held honourary research affiliation with the School of Medicine at University of Sydney and has been actively involved in teaching medical students and junior doctors. Louise commenced at Austin Pathology in 2018 and continues to develop her interests in melanoma, dermatopathology and liver pathology.
Histopathology, Cytopathology and post mortem services. Areas of expertise include liver/GI, renal, neuropathology, gynaecologic pathology, cytology (gynaecological and non-gynaecological), transplantation pathology, breast, skin, lung oncology, lymphoma, melanoma and uro-oncology.
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