Prof Prithi Bhathal




Phone number

03 9287 7834


A graduate of the University of Adelaide, Professor Bhathal trained in histopathology at the Royal Melbourne, Royal Children's and Alfred Hospitals. He completed his PhD at the University of Melbourne's Department of Pathology and followed this with appointments as senior lecturer in Pathology at the University of Queensland and Reader in Pathology at the University of Melbourne.

From 1978 to 1999 he was Professor/Director of Anatomical Pathology at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. In addition to his role as Histopathologist at Melbourne Pathology he continues to teach and research part-time in the Department of Pathology, University of Melbourne, where he is an Honorary Professorial Fellow.

Professor Bhathal has an international reputation in hepatic and gastrointestinal pathology, and was presented the Distinguished Pathologist Award of the International Academy of Pathology in June 2007, and the Distinguished Research Prize of the Gastroenterological Society of Australia in October 2007.