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Clinical Assoc. Prof. Benjamin Dessauvagie

BMedSci (Hons) MBBS (Hons)

Managerial responsibilities

Head of Cytopathology


Anatomical Pathology, Cytopathology


Cytopathology, Breast Pathology, Gynaecological Histopathology, Gastrointestinal


Ben is a histocytopathologist, lead breast pathologist, head of cytology at Clinipath and a Clinical Associate Professor at UWA. 

He obtained his BMedSci and MBBS at UWA and commenced Anatomical Pathology training, rotating through WA hospitals and laboratories. Then undertaking fellowship training locally in 2014, and in the UK at the Leeds Teaching Hospital, focusing on breast pathology. 

Since returning to Perth, he has divided his time between service work, teaching and research, the latter focusing on proliferation and quality assurance in breast cancer. He is currently studying for his Masters of Health Administration at Monash University.