Associate Professor Tom Dodd

@ Clinical Service Director, SA Pathology

As the Clinical Service Director, Tom provides expert clinical guidance to SA Pathology and the health sector. He is responsible for the delivery of continual improvement programs in the performance, quality and safety of SA Pathology services across the public and private community. Tom works collaboratively with the Executive Director for the provision of executive strategic advice.


Tom has worked in the public health system throughout his career. After graduating from the University of Adelaide Medical School, Tom trained in Anatomical Pathology at both the IMVS and the Glasgow Royal Infirmary before working at the IMVS laboratories within the Royal Adelaide Hospital for 20 years. More recently, he was the Site Clinical Director at the Lyell McEwin Hospital, where his close work with the clinicians made significant improvements to laboratory testing turnaround times in the Emergency Department.


Tom is an anatomical pathologist with a particular interest in ophthalmic pathology, and participates in training of pathology and ophthalmology registrars. He continues to work passionately to ensure SA Pathology consistently provides the highest quality clinical services and patient care for all South Australians.

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