Associate Professor Andrew Field

Anatomical Pathology and Cytopathology

Dr Andrew Field MBBS (UNSW), FRCPA, FIAC, Diploma in Cytopathology (RCPA) graduated from medicine at UNSW in 1978, completed his FRCPA Anatomical Pathology training in 1985, and then pursued further training in Cytopathology at John Hopkins, Karolinska and Flinders Hospitals leading to him gaining the FIAC in 1990 and the RCPA Cytology Diploma in 1996. He joined St. Vincent’s Hospital in 1989 where he is Deputy Director and Senior Staff Specialist in the Department of Anatomical Pathology, Conjoint Senior Lecturer at the University of New South Wales and Adjunct Associate Professor at Notre Dame Medical School. He is a past president of the Australian Society of Cytology, recently completed two three year terms on the Board of the Papanicolaou Society of Cytology and has been recently appointed to the International Academy of Cytology Task Force for promoting education and professional development in cytology in developing countries and to the IAC Membership and Site Selection Committees. He regularly teaches medical students, trainee cytotechnicians and trainee pathologists, and is committed to fostering the development of cytopathology in the developing world.

His major interests are in fine needle cytopathology, especially of the lymph nodes, breast, infectious diseases and thyroid, and in surgical pathology of breast, infectious diseases including AIDS, and the gastrointestinal tract.

Contact details:

Phone: 02 8382 9211

Fax: 02 8382 2888





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