Dr Caroline Reed

BSc (Hons), AIMLS, MBBS, FRCPath, FRCPA

Specialty

Microbiology

Phone number

03 9287 7700

Email: caroline.reed@mps.com.au

Dr Reed graduated from University College Hospital (London, UK) and completed her postgraduate training in Medical Microbiology (FRCPath) in London. She subsequently worked at Westminster and St Mary's Hospitals before moving to Melbourne to take up a position as a Consultant Microbiologist at Dorevitch Pathology. She held the position of Head of Department (Microbiology) at Dorevitch Pathology for 12 years.

Following this, Dr Reed worked at Pathology Victoria setting up a new Microbiology laboratory which later merged with Healthscope Pathology.

In 2011 Dr Reed was appointed as part time Consultant Medical Microbiologist at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre where she set up the microbiology laboratory on-site with the Chief Scientist in Microbiology.

Dr Reed joined Melbourne Pathology as a part-time Consultant Microbiologist in April 2013.

She has wide experience in both community and hospital medical microbiology and in Infection Control. Dr Reed's particular interests are in Antimicrobial Stewardship (appropriate antimicrobial prescribing in particular), Infection Control and Infectious Diseases serology.