Dr Patrick van der Hoeven
MD FRCPC FRCPA
(02) 6620 1202
Dr Patrick van der Hoeven is a general pathologist with extensive experience in outpatient and hospital pathology practice, including surgical, breast and gastrointestinal pathology, and dermatopathology.
He graduated in Medicine from Queen's University, Canada in 1985, and after an internship, he began a general practice in an underserviced area of Northern Ontario. He went on to further training in General Pathology at Queen’s University and was awarded Certificate in General Pathology. He gained Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in 1994.
Dr van der Hoeven considers that he had the good fortune of marrying an Australian girl from New South Wales and he moved to Australia. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia in 1995 and worked for Gippsland Pathology Service in Victoria where he became Deputy Director of Pathology and a partner.
Dr van der Hoeven has worked continuously in private pathology practice in Gippsland until 2019. In that year he moved to Lismore in Northern New South Wales where he joined the team at Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology.