Dr David Nickless

MBBS (Hons), B. Med Sci (Hons), FRCPA, Dip. Man.


Anatomical Pathologist

Phone number

03 9508 1335

Email: david.nickless@mps.com.au

Dr Nickless graduated in 1996 with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery with Honours. From 1997 - 2005 he worked at the Alfred Hospital as a Hospital Medical Officer, before going on to train as an Anatomical Pathology Registrar at the Monash Medical Centre and Northern Hospital. In 2005, Dr Nickless became a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia.

In 2005 Dr Nickless was appointed as an Anatomical Pathologist at the Northern Hospital and became the Chief Pathologist from 2010 until 2018.

He has published a number of journal articles and is an Honorary Pathology Lecturer at Melbourne University. Dr Nickless was appointed as a Fellow of the Melbourne Medical School Academy of Clinical Teachers in 2014.

Dr Nickless joined Melbourne Pathology as a Histopathologist in June 2018 and has a special interest in breast, gastrointestinal and lymphoma pathology. He was appointed Director of the Cabrini Hospital laboratory in 2019.