Dr Fergus Whitehead

BMBS, FRCPA, FIAC, Dip Cytopath RCPA

Special Practice Responsibilities

Chief Executive Officer

Specialty

Cytopathology,Histopathology

Phone number

08 8366 2012

Email: fwhitehead2@clinpath.com.au

Special interests: Gynaecological pathology, dermatopathology, thoracic pathology, gastrointestinal pathology and cytopathology

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.