Our Valuable Pathologists

<strong>Dr Kumar P Singh</strong>
Dr Kumar P SinghMedical Director - Microbiology/Serology
Dr Kumar Singh is the Medical Director and Clinical Microbiologist at Medlab Pathology. He received training in Microbiology in New Zealand and Australia, and has extensive experience working in the tropics. He has special interest in areas of antimicrobial resistance, perinatal infections, viral hepatitis and sexually transmitted infections. He has more than 20 years experience in Microbiology and has been with Medlab Pathology since inception.
<strong>Dr Inta McConachie</strong>
Dr Inta McConachieAnatomical/Cytopathology
Inta graduated from the University of Queensland 1977 and trained in pathology at the Mater and Princess Alexandra hospitals.
She is a very experienced pathologist and has worked in private and public pathology, in both large and regional laboratories. She has over 25 years experience in a broad spectrum of anatomical pathology, with extensive experience in gynaecologic pathology, breast pathology and cytopathology, being a recognised expert in these fields.  Inta has presented cases at international meetings, and has also been involved in post graduate teaching.
<strong>Dr Tony Watt</strong>
Dr Tony WattAnatomical Pathology
Tony graduated from the University of Queensland with honours in 1992. He trained in pathology in Queensland gaining experience both in public and private laboratories and obtained Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia in 2003. He has worked in private histopathology practice since 2003. Tony has a diverse range of histology experience with a well-established interest in gastrointestinal pathology, with significant experience in skin and surgical pathology, including gynaecological pathology. Dr Watt has acted as treasurer of the local gastroenterological society for the past 9 years.

 

<strong>Dr Richard Williamson</strong>
Dr Richard WilliamsonAnatomical Pathology
Dr Richard Williamson completed his undergraduate medical degree at the University of Queensland. He graduated with first class honours in 1990 and was awarded the AMA prize for Medicine. In 1987 he completed a Bachelor of Medical Science degree, with distinction, in pathology. After completing his pathology training at the Royal Brisbane Hospital he won a Churchill Fellowship in 1999 and undertook study into the molecular diagnosis of solid tumours in the USA. He also studied dermatopathology under Prof. Philip E. LeBoit in the USA. He is an author in the World Health Organization Classification of Skin Tumours and in articles concerned with a variety of skin tumours and dermatoses. He has been a regular presenter at conferences and clinical meetings over many years and is a member of the Australasian Dermatopathology Society Executive Committee. He has extensive experience and expertise in dermatopathology, soft tissue and bone tumours.
<strong>Dr Nick Mellick</strong>
Dr Nick MellickAnatomical Pathology
Dr Nick Mellick received the AMA Prize in Medicine on completion of his undergraduate degree (MBBS) at the University of Queensland. Nick undertook his training in anatomical pathology in Newcastle and Brisbane. He has previously studied under A. Bernard Ackerman in New York, USA, and has extensive experience and expertise in dermatopathology. He has been involved in teaching, as well as presentations at meetings ranging from local to international level. Together with his long-time colleagues Richard Williamson and Rohan Mortimore, he has demonstrated an unusually high level of commitment in providing a specialised dermatopathology service to Queensland referrers. Dr Mellick has a special interest in optimum digital image acquisition and editing for presentation and publication purposes and in the use of information technology to improve pathology services.
<strong>Dr Rohan Mortimore</strong>
Dr Rohan MortimoreAnatomical Pathology
Rohan completed his MBBS with first class honours at the University of Queensland in 1992 and was awarded a University Medal. He undertook his anatomical pathology training at the Royal Brisbane Hospital and obtained his fellowship in 1999. In 2000 Dr Mortimore completed a fellowship year in Dermatopathology. He is an author in the World Health Organization Classification of Skin Tumours, in clinically based articles concerned with a variety of skin tumours and dermatoses and in research papers investigating the genetic basis of skin disorders, most notably epidermolysis bullosa. Rohan has had a keen interest in dermatopathology educational activities for over a decade. He teaches dermatology registrars and pathology registrars on a weekly basis and is a regular presenter at the Brisbane Hospitals Dermatology Group clinical meetings. He has presented at numerous educational conferences for skin cancer specialists and general practitioners throughout Queensland and northern New South Wales.
<strong>Dr Shane Kelly</strong>
Dr Shane KellyImmunology
Dr Shane Kelly graduated from University College Dublin, Ireland in 2005 and then moved to Sydney to continue with physician training followed by specialist training in clinical immunology, allergy and immunopathology at St. Vincent’s Hospital and Westmead Hospital in Sydney. Dr Kelly is qualified as both a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) and Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (FRCPA).
Dr Kelly has a strong interest in the dermatological manifestations of immunological conditions and the use of targeted immunological drugs such as the novel biologic agents in the treatment of these conditions. He has particular interest in the immunobullous blistering conditions such as pemphigus with research experience at UNSW and a number of publications on the condition. Dr Kelly’s other interests include allergy, particularly drug allergy and autoimmune disease.

<strong>Dr Sowmya Sharma</strong>
Dr Sowmya SharmaAnatomical Pathology
Dr Sowmya Sharma is an anatomical pathologist with experience and interest in tissue pathology and cytopathology. She trained in anatomical pathology and Cytology in Sydney at tertiary teaching hospitals including Westmead hospital. She has experience in working at both public and private sector and has developed a keen interest in dermatopathology, urology, breast pathology and cytopathology.

<strong>Dr John Lukin</strong>
Dr John LukinAnatomical Pathology
John completed his MBBS at the University of Queensland in 1990, then trained in pathology in Queensland at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and Gold Coast Hospital, obtaining Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australia in 2000. He worked in Private Pathology practice in Northern NSW from 2001 until 2015.