Dr Wendy Lew
|The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH)|
|Specialities:||Cytopathology and breast pathology|
After graduation from the University of Singapore, Dr Lew did her specialist training in anatomical pathology at the Flinders Medical Centre and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia with a special interest in cytopathology.
She spent some time at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm specialising in fine needle aspiration cytology. She then became a Fellow of the International Academy of Cytopathology in 1985.
Dr Lew worked as a Consultant Pathologist at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in the 1980s during which she took time off for a 2 year stint of academia and joined the National University of Singapore as a Senior Lecturer in Pathology.
She returned to Adelaide and took up the position of Director of Cytology at the Flinders Medical Centre for five and a half years in the 1990s. She returned to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital as Senior Consultant, where she is now based and has a special interest in cytopathology and breast pathology.
She has been a NATA assessor and examiner in anatomical pathology for the RCPA for 10 years. She also served on the Advisory Committees of the South Australian Mammography Screening Service and the South Australian Cervical Screening Program for many years.
Dr Lew has lectured at the University of South Australia in the Bachelor of Medical Science degree course. She pursued a law degree at Macquarie University and received the LLB in 2002.