Dr Caroline Bachmeier
MBBS MD FRACP FRCPA FAACB
Endocrine pathology, Endocrinology, Endocrine biochemistry
Bowen Hills QLD
Dr Caroline Bachmeier is a consultant endocrinologist and chemical pathologist at Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology, Brisbane, reporting across all areas of biochemistry. She has special interests in endocrine biochemistry.
Dr Bachmeier was awarded fellowships of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia in 2022, and joined SNP the same year. She continues her clinical work at Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital in Brisbane.
Dr Bachmeier regularly presents at conferences and is published in several peer-reviewed journals. She enjoys the close collaboration with clinicians and their patients and the ability to divide her time between her clinical practice and laboratory work at SNP.
Education and training
Dr Bachmeier graduated in Medicine from Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), Germany, in 2011, with a year spent in Spain at Universidad de Salamanca. After completing internships in Germany, Spain and the UK, she moved to Australia and completed her residency and basic physician training at Greenslopes, Logan, Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee, Ipswich and Princess Alexandra hospitals in Queensland.
Having developed a strong interest in endocrinology, Dr Bachmeier undertook three years of advanced training in endocrinology at Townsville, Mater Brisbane, and Royal Brisbane and Women’s hospitals. Here, she was drawn to chemical pathology as an integral part of endocrinology and moved on to dual endocrinology /chemical pathology training. She undertook her biochemistry training at Pathology Queensland and SNP.
With an active interest in research, Dr Bachmeier was awarded a doctoral degree from Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, where her work focused on drug interactions in psychopharmacotherapy and the development of a computerised alert system.
Current professional memberships
Dr Bachmeier has memberships of the European Society of Endocrinology, the American Society of Endocrinology, and the Endocrine Society of Australia.
Dr Bachmeier is a Fellow of the Australasian Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine (AACB) – the highest qualification a member can achieve by examination. She also serves on the Queensland branch committee of the AACB.