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Clinical Assoc. Prof. John Turchini



Anatomical Pathology


Gastrointestinal & hepatic pathology, Histopathology

Special interests

Endocrine pathology, neuropathology, gastrointestinal pathology, thoracic pathology


Macquarie Park


Associate Professor John Turchini is a graduate of the University of Sydney. As a medical student, he was inspired to train in histopathology after a term at Concord Repatriation General Hospital. After practising in clinical medicine at Hornsby and Manly Hospitals, he trained in histopathology at Royal North Shore Hospital, with terms at Concord Repatriation General Hospital, the Department of Forensic Medicine and the Department of Neuropathology at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. On attaining fellowship, he worked as a consultant histopathologist at Royal North Shore Hospital before commencing at Douglass Hanly Moir Pathology. Assoc. Prof. Turchini has a keen interest in research and has been involved in the publication of many peer-reviewed journal articles. He has been awarded a PhD in endocrine histopathology. Assoc. Prof. Turchini is passionate about pathology-based medical education and has created educational modules for the Royal College of Pathologists, Australasia. He holds numerous senior appointments within the Macquarie University MD Program and has won a national university teaching award for his endeavours.  Assoc. Prof. Turchini is the Clinical Discipline Head of Pathology and Clinical Associate Professor at Macquarie Medical School, within the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences at Macquarie University.