Dr Karien Treurnicht

MBChB FRCPA

Special Practice Responsibilities

Lead Pathologist for Urological Pathology, Sunshine Coast

Specialty

Histopathology

Phone number

07 5459 1400

Email: karien_treurnicht@snp.com.au

 

Special Interests: Urological pathology, gastrointestinal pathology, skin pathology and gynaecological pathology, cytology.

Dr Karien Treurnicht is based at the Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology Buderim laboratory. Dr Karien Treurnicht is a histopathologist who graduated Cum Laude from the School of Medicine at the University of Pretoria, South Africa in 1995. After moving to the UK in 1999, she undertook specialist training in histopathology at a number of London hospitals including University College Hospital, the North Middlesex Hospital, the Royal Marsden Hospital and the Royal Free Hospital. She gained a Fellowship from the Royal College of Pathologists (FRCPath UK) in 2003 and the following year went on to a Urological Pathology Fellowship at Bostwick Laboratories at Richmond, Virginia USA. In 2005, Dr Treurnicht became Medical Director of Bostwick Laboratories, London, a full-service independent medical laboratory specialising in the interpretation of prostate and urological biopsies. She joined Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology in 2015. Dr Treurnicht is widely published and has presented at conferences internationally.