Lismore laboratory

Based at St Vincent's Private Hospital, we provide services to general practitioners, specialists and day surgeries within the Northern Rivers region of NSW, and a 24-hour on-call service to St Vincent's Private Hospital.  

  • Routine haematology, microbiology, biochemistry, coagulation, blood bank and histopathology are all performed in the laboratory.
  • We employ more than 100 local staff and have collection centres located throughout the Northern Rivers.
  • Our three local histopathologists lead the Lismore laboratory scientific team providing a rapid, expert pathology service to the community.
  • We are committed to training new generations of medical scientists and medical practitioners. Our pathologists and scientists are actively engaged in training students.


NameSpecialtiesContact NumberEmail
Dr Andrew MayerHistopathology(02) 6620
Dr Patrick van der HoevenHistopathology(02) 6620
Dr Sarah McGahanDermatopathology, breast pathology, gastrointestinal pathology(02) 6620