Dr Jerome Lai


Special Practice Responsibilities
Pathologist, Birtinya laboratory


Cytopathology, Histopathology

Phone number

07 5459 1400

Email: jerome_lai@snp.com.au

Special Interests: Cytopathology, breast, haematopathology and gastrointestinal pathology

Dr Jerome Lai is a histopathologist based at Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology's Birtinya laboratory. He has particular interests in cytopathology, breast, haematopathology and gastrointestinal pathology.

Dr Lai graduated from the University of Queensland in 1984 and undertook further training in pathology at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and Mater Hospitals. He was awarded a fellowship with the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia in 1991.

Dr Lai went on to complete a post-fellowship qualification in cytopathology in 1998.

Before joining Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology, Dr Lai was Pathology Queensland's Director of Pathology for the Sunshine Coast. He was also pathologist to Breast Screen Queensland for the Sunshine Coast region for 21 years. 

Dr Lai is active in maintaining professional standards as an examiner in cytopathology and anatomical pathology for the RCPA.

Dr Lai has contributed to publications in the following areas:

  • Lymphomas (Pathology)
  • Colorectal carcinoma (British Journal of Surgery)
  • Obstetrics (ANZ Journal of Obs & Gynae)