At Clinpath Laboratories, we are committed to providing a personalised, responsive professional service to all our clients.

Significant resource has been allocated to ensure the provision of a reliable pathology service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to support the urgent and routine requirements of our referring doctors and private hospitals at all hours on any day.

At Clinpath Laboratories we pride ourselves on our personalised service to our clients, and we encourage you to contact our Senior Executive Team, Pathologists, and Client Relations Department if you have any queries, suggestions or concerns.

Dr Fergus Whitehead

Dr Fergus Whitehead BMBS, FRCPA, FIAC, Dip Cytopath RCPA
Chief Executive Officer
08 8366 2000

Dr Fergus Whitehead graduated in medicine from Flinders University in 1988 and he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists in 1994. He spent five-and-a-half years at the Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science (IMVS) following graduation and then spent two-and-a-half years at Clinpath laboratories. During his stay at Clinpath, Dr Whitehead obtained two postgraduate qualifications in cytopathology. In August 2002, he joined Adelaide Pathology Partners as a partner, acquiring Dr Jane Lomax Smith's share in the practice following her decision to enter politics.

His interests also include all areas of anatomical pathology, gynaecological pathology, dermatopathology, thoracic pathology, gastrointestinal pathology and cytopathology.

Following on from the merger of Clinpath and Adelaide Pathology, in November 2016 Dr Whitehead has taken on the role of Chief Executive Officer.

ET Gideon Sinclair

Gideon Sinclair BAppSc, Grad Cert (Management)
Chief Operating Officer

08 8366 2075

Gideon is a qualified Medical Scientist with 30 years in the pathology industry. Originally from Queensland, Gideon has broad practical experience in all major disciplines having worked in core, regional and critical care laboratory environments. His specific area of laboratory expertise is Haematology and Flow Cytometry. For the past 17 years, Gideon has held senior Operations Management positions responsible for all aspects of service delivery. Gideon joined Clinpath in 2007 and enjoys being part of a team committed to service excellence.

ET Simone Hogarth

Simone Hogarth BAppSc (MLS)
Business Development Manager
08 8366 2092 | 0438 868 022


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Liz Main BAppSc, MBA (HumResMgmt)
Human Resources Manager

08 8366 2004

Liz originally joined Clinpath in 1991 and held scientific, supervisory and senior management positions over the course of thirteen years. In 2004 Liz left to undertake further study and has held positions in human resources in both the corporate and not for profit sector. In 2010 Liz returned to Clinpath in the role of Human Resources Manager. As Clinpath has grown, so has the team which supports the people at Clinpath. As  People and Culture Manager, Liz and her team co-ordinate all functions which support a safe, happy and productive workforce at Clinpath.

 Sharon Wark


Sharon Wark B.Ec (Acc) FCPA

Financial Controller

08 8366 2065

Undertaking all aspects of financial management including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecast preparation, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures is a Fellow of CPA Australia and recognised expert in her field.

Sharon Wark has years' worth of professional experience after commencing her career as an auditor in one of the big 4 Chartered Accounting Practices. She then held various senior finance roles in both the Education and Disability sectors before commencing with Clinpath.

Sharon joined Clinpath as our Financial Controller and oversees a team dedicated to the financial stability of Clinpath using expertise, compassion and accuracy.