Dr Cristina Vargas

MD, PhD, FRCPA

Specialty

Histopathology / Cytopathology

Phone number

(02) 9855 5150

Email: Pathologist@dhm.com.au

Special interests: Breast, haematopoietic, soft tissue, gastrointestinal tract and molecular pathology

Dr Cristina Vargas joined the specialist training in anatomical pathology with the RCPA, undergoing rotations in several hospitals in Brisbane (Princess Alexandra, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital and Forensic and Scientific Services) and in Sydney (Royal Prince Alfred and Westmead Hospitals), including a molecular pathology registrar position at RPA Hospital. After becoming a fellow of the College in 2015, she did a fellowship in molecular pathology at RPA Hospital, where she also developed experience in the fields of head and neck, breast and skin pathology. Dr Vargas also has a research background applied to the discipline of anatomical pathology and holds a PhD in breast molecular pathology. Her main areas of interest mainly include breast, haematopoietic, soft tissue and gastrointestinal tract, with ongoing interest in immunohistochemistry and in the application of molecular techniques to tissue diagnosis.