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Dr Geoffrey Higgins

08 8222 3378
Frome Rd (ADEL)
Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Practice Responsibilities:Clinical Director: Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Directorate, Clinical Virologist and Infectious Diseases Physician.
Specialities:Clinical and diagnostic virology

Dr Higgins trained in infectious diseases at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and Flinders Medical Centre and in microbiology and virology at the IMVS, completed a PhD in papillomavirus virology at the University of Adelaide and then spent 2 years in Cambridge, UK.

He returned to the IMVS in 1993 as a Medical Specialist in the Division of Virology. He contributes to the training of medical students and is an Honorary Consultant at the RAH. 

Dr Higgins is a member of the Australian Society of Microbiology and the Australian Society for HIV Medicine.  His interests include HIV and hepatitis, viral gastroenteritis and molecular diagnostic techniques for infectious diseases.