Dr. Andrew Ryan
MBBS (Hons), FRCPA
Dr. Andrew Ryan graduated from Monash University in 1996. He undertook pathology training at Monash Medical Centre and the Alfred Hospital before joining TissuPath as a pathologist.
Andrew has interest and expertise in urological, gastrointestinal, ENT and skin pathology, and is involved in prostate, kidney, gastro, and melanoma research.
Andrew is involved in multidisciplinary team meetings and is an active member of the International Society of Urological Pathologists (ISUP), the Genitourinary Pathology Society (GUPS), the Pan Prostate Cancer Group of the International Cancer Genome Consortium, and the Melbourne Urological Research Alliance (MURAL).
Outside of TissuPath, Andrew dedicates time to his family, his beloved garden and veggie patch, reading, and developing his amateur guitar and piano skills.
Dr. Sam Norden
MBBS (Hons), FRCPA
Dr. Sam Norden is a graduate of the University of Melbourne. He trained as an anatomical pathologist in Victoria at the Geelong, Austin and St. Vincent’s hospitals.
Following training Sam joined Tissupath, working closely with A/Prof John Pedersen. Sam’s areas of interest include uropathology, neoplastic skin pathology and GIT pathology.
Dr. Tim Nottle
Dr. Tim Nottle trained in histopathology at the Geelong and Box Hill hospitals after graduating from the University of Melbourne. He has undertaken specialist training in urological pathology under the guidance of renowned experts John Pedersen and Professor Ronnie Cohen.
His other major interests include breast and gastrointestinal pathology. Tim is a mad Carlton fan, online gamer and long-distance runner.
Dr. Vivek Rathi
MD, MHSc, FRCPA
Dr. Vivek Rathi is an Anatomical Pathologist and RCPA certified Molecular Pathologist. After completing his junior medical officer years at Eastern Health and Monash Health, Vivek joined Anatomical Pathology registrar training in 2007 and rotated through the Austin Hospital and The Royal Melbourne Hospital for the next five years.
He obtained the Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (FRCPA) in 2012. He worked as a Staff Specialist at St. Vincent’s Hospital up to early 2020. Besides his role as an Anatomical Pathologist, Vivek was instrumental in establishing and running of a clinical genomics laboratory within the Anatomical Pathology Department at St. Vincent’s. He joined Monash Health in early 2020 as the Unit Head of the Department of Genomics. Vivek commenced at TissuPath in early 2022.
Dr. Shaun Brown
MBBS, BMedSci, FRCPA
Dr. Shaun Brown graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2006. Shaun trained in histopathology at the Austin Hospital, Box Hill Hospital, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, and the Royal Melbourne Hospital. Since completing his training he has worked as consultant histopathologist in Adelaide, Ballarat Base Hospital, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, and Canberra Hospital before joining TissuPath mid-2022.
Shaun reports across a wide range of histopathology areas and has a special interest in breast pathology, uropathology, lymphoma pathology and skin pathology. When away from pathology, Shaun enjoys distance running, swimming, and hiking, and is a passionate supporter of Geelong Football Club.
Dr. Prue Russell
Dr. Prue Russell has been a pathologist for over 20 years, working mostly in the public health system.
She is now enjoying working in private pathology with friends and colleagues.