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Skin Pathologists WA

Sending patient skin samples to Clinical Labs for diagnosis will give you access to our specialised skin pathology team for all clinical enquiries.

Dr Elham Amini
Lab: Subiaco
Areas Of Interest: Skin, GI and gynaecological pathology
Speciality: Anatomical Pathology
Phone: (08) 9213 2173
Email: elham.amini@clinicallabs.com.au

Dr Amini is an experienced Anatomical Pathologist with special interests in GI, skin and gynaecological pathology. After receiving Board Certification in Pathology (Iran) in 2004, Elham quickly progressed to laboratory management and leadership in conjunction with consultant pathologist roles. After moving to Australia, she received her FRCPA in 2013 before taking a position at St John of God Pathology in WA.
Joining the Anatomical Pathologist team at Clinical Labs WA sees Elham reconnecting with a lab that provides a high quality pathology consultation service across a broad range of clinical specimens. Elham’s experience in many areas of surgical histopathology and cytopathology provide a natural fit for the challenging and varied case mix at Clinical Labs.
With interests in research, registrar teaching and quality assurance, Dr Amini particularly enjoys opportunities for multidisciplinary patient care and fostering communication between pathologists and clinical colleagues.


Dr Jenny Grew
Lab: Subiaco
Areas Of Interest: Skin, breast, gastrointestinal, gynaecological & cutaneous pathology, cytology and molecular pathology
Speciality: Anatomical Pathology
Phone: (08) 9213 2173
Email: jenny.grew@clinicallabs.com.au

A graduate of the University of Otago in 1992, Dr Grew began pathology training at Christchurch Hospital (NZ), gaining RCPA Fellowship in 2001. She has an Associate Fellowship with RACMA, is a member of the Australian Society of Cytology, and the Australian Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology. In 2007 Jenny moved from New Zealand to Queensland, taking up the role of Pathologist in Charge at QML Pathology, providing service to 6 public and private hospitals on the Sunshine Coast. Jenny moved to Western Australian and joined Australian Clinical Labs WA as Clinical Director (Anatomical Pathology) in 2017. She is a keen educator who enjoys providing sessions for general practitioners on skin cancer management, cervical screening and other hot topics in pathology. Jenny has been a regular speaker at local medical association meetings on pathology updates, and provides in-service sessions to hospital staff. A champion of multi-disciplinary patient care in private pathology, Jenny has founded and helped lead several clinico-pathology review meetings in a variety of settings, including private gastroenterology, colposcopy, breast cancer, general surgery, radiology and oncology. Jenny’s areas of professional interest include cytology, colorectal, gastrointenstinal, gynaecological, lung and cutaneous pathology.


Dr Tarini Fernando
Lab: Clayton
Areas Of Interest: Skin athology, Lymphoma
Speciality: Anatomical Pathology, Dermatopathology
Phone: 1300 367 674
Email: tarini.fernando@clinicallabs.com.au

Dr. Tarini Fernando completed her MBBS at the University of Adelaide, after which she completed her internship at the Austin and Northern hospitals and Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine. She undertook her registrar training at Ballarat Base hospital, Frankston and Box Hill hospitals, before obtaining fellowship with The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia. Dr. Fernando worked as a consultant with Dorevitch pathology covering La Trobe regional hospital before joining Australian Clinical labs. She enjoys teaching and has been involved in the University of Melbourne and Monash medical student pathology curriculum. She has a number of publications and presentations to her name. Dr. Fernando is a member of the Australasian dermatopathology society and International Society of Dermatopathology. Her subspecialty diagnostic interests are dermatopathology and lymphoma.


Dr Dennis Lum
Lab: Subiaco
Areas Of Interest: Skin, colorectal, gastrointestinal, tumour, lung and breast pathology
Speciality: Anatomical Pathology
Phone: (08) 9213 2173
Email: dennis.lum@clinicallabs.com.au

Dr Dennis Lum is an Anatomical Pathologist with broad experience in histopathology and non-gynaecological cytopathology. Dennis studied medicine at the University of Otago in New Zealand. In 1998 he obtained the Gordon-Taylor Prize for achieving the highest score in Australasia in the part 1 examination of the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons exam. He has worked as a surgeon at several hospitals in regional New Zealand and in 2002 commenced anatomical pathology training at Auckland Hospital, gaining Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia in 2007. Prior to joining Australian Clinical Labs in February 2017, Dennis was a Consultant Anatomical Pathologist at Western Diagnostic Pathology in Perth. Dennis’ special interests include skin, colorectal, gastrointestinal, tumour, lung and breast pathology. He has published several articles in leading pathology and medical journals.


Dr Diana Starac
Lab: Subiaco
Areas Of Interest: Skin, cytology, lung, endocrine and gastrointestinal pathology
Speciality: Anatomical Pathology
Phone: (08) 9213 2173 
Email: diana.starac@clinicallabs.com.au