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Dr Jim Newcombe

BMedSci (Hons), MPH (Hons), MBBS, FRACP, FRCPA

Managerial responsibilities

Chief Executive Officer – Douglass Hanly Moir Pathology
Director – Microbiology




Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Serology

Special interests

Paediatric infectious diseases and molecular diagnostics


Macquarie Park


Dr Jim Newcombe completed a combined degree program in Medicine and Public Health at the University of Sydney in 2005. After three years of generalist training, he specialised as a paediatrician at Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick, with a subspecialty in infectious diseases. Dr Newcombe undertook further training in adult infectious diseases at Royal North Shore Hospital and completed dual training as a clinical microbiologist at Pathology North and South Eastern Area Laboratory Services. He is an award-winning researcher and has published peer-reviewed journal articles on a wide range of infectious diseases and microbiology topics. Dr Newcombe has an interest in clinical governance and was a Board Director of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians from 2012-2014.