Pathologist in Charge:
Ipswich, Darling Downs & Granite Belt
Phone: 0413 180 259
Laboratory: Central (Murarrie)
Lab Phone: (07) 3121 4444
After graduating from The University of Queensland in 1992, Dr Dean Townsend went on to work as an intern and become a Junior House Officer at the Royal Brisbane Hospital until 1994. He then worked as an Anaesthetic Registrar for the Royal Australasian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists before moving into anatomical pathology at QHPS (Royal Brisbane Hospital campus) in 1996.
During this time he worked at the Prince Charles Hospital Laboratory and the John Tonge Centre (Institute of Forensic Pathology). Dr Townsend accepted the role of Pathology Registrar in the Histology Department at QML Pathology, Central Laboratory and in 2003 was appointed as the Supervising Pathologist of the QML Pathology Ipswich, Stanthorpe and Toowoomba Laboratories.