Dr Prasad Jayaratne 







(07) 4727 5553


Special interests

Histopathology, breast pathology, urological pathology, lung pathology























Dr Prasad Jayaratne is a histopathologist at Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology’s Townsville laboratory where he reports across a range of general surgical pathology. 

He graduated in medicine from the James Cook University, Townsville, in 2010 and completed his internship and residency at the Townsville Hospital.   Having developed a particular interest in the diagnostic aspect of medicine he went on to train in anatomical pathology in Brisbane, rotating through several laboratories including Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology, the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and the Prince Charles Hospital. He was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia in 2019 and joined Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology the same year.

Dr Jayaratne reports on a broad range of surgical cases including gastrointestinal, urological, head and neck, and breast malignancies. He also performs frozen sections, working closely with surgical teams at the Mater Private hospital.

He attends regular interdisciplinary clinical meetings with colleagues in other specialities on breast, gastrointestinal, lung and urological cases.


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