Pathology is a medical specialty that focuses on determining the cause and nature of diseases and is integral to the health of all Australians.

70% of all medical decisions and 100% of cancer diagnoses rely on a pathology test.

Healius’ mission in pathology is to deliver accurate and timely diagnostic services Australia-wide.

Pathology is a medical specialty
Healius’ Pathology

Healius’ Pathology division, is one of Australia’s leading providers of private medical laboratory and pathology services.

Healius Pathology operates ~100 medical laboratories and ~2,000 patient collection centres across metropolitan, regional and remote Australia.

Each year, it provides one in every three pathology services in Australia, extending from exclusively servicing some of Australia’s largest and most complex private and public hospitals to small and remote Australian Aboriginal communities.

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Healius Pathology employs

Healius Pathology employs around 280 specialist pathologists and over 7,600 dedicated scientists,
laboratory technicians, phlebotomists and team members.

Healius Pathology offers its medical laboratory and pathology services through a variety of different geographically-based and specialty brands including:

QML Pathology

Founded in the 1920s, QML Pathology is the market leader in Queensland operating ~20 laboratories throughout regional and metropolitan Queensland and more than 500 collection centres across QLD and northern NSW.

Laverty Pathology

Laverty Pathology can trace its origins all the way back to Dr Eva Shipton, one of Australia’s first female pathologists, who opened her clinic in Macquarie St, Sydney in 1928. Today Laverty Pathology is one of Australia’s largest practices ~30 laboratories and ~700 collection centres servicing metropolitan Sydney, the ACT, and regional NSW.

Dorevitch Pathology

A premier medical laboratory and pathology provider in Victoria, Dorevitch Pathology maintains ~30 laboratories and ~600 collection centres across the state. In addition, the practice services many of Victoria’s largest public and private hospitals.

Western Diagnostic Pathology

Western Diagnostic Pathology provides specialist expertise to many indigenous communities extending from the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara lands to Arnhem land in Northern Australia and Albany in the south. These practices also service Perth’s largest public and private hospitals as well as practitioners throughout the state.

Abbott Pathology

Abbott Pathology is a South Australian Pathology Laboratory providing high quality, diagnostic Pathology Services to medical specialists, general practitioners, commercial and Government organisations in South Australia.

TML Pathology

TML Pathology are committed to offering Tasmanians an alternative pathology provider, increasing service levels for patients and creating employment opportunities within the community.

IQ Pathology

IQ Pathology is a specialised dermatopathology laboratory that provides comprehensive dermatopathology services Australia wide. Our services are provided for patients of specialists involved in the management of all aspects of skin disease.

ASAP laboratory

ASAP laboratory was established in 2008 to work in close partnership with veterinarians and industry to provide an outstanding clinically-oriented veterinary pathology service that will exceed your expectations.

Kossard Dermatopathologists

Kossard Dermatopathologists is a centre of excellence for skin pathology. Our team of pathologists are leaders in dermatopathology. Our mission is to provide referring doctors and their patients with the highest standard and broadest range.

Genomic Diagnostics

Genomic Diagnostics was the first national genomic testing service to be established in Australia. It was created to provide consistent clinical oversight, quality, and access to expertise across the country.

Our medical and scientific team includes some of the most experienced geneticists in the country who have leadership roles in peak professional bodies. We focus on responsible implementation of cutting edge technological innovations, continuously improving our test offerings to bring you new and clinically relevant genetic tests which improve patient outcomes.


Gastrolab is a specialist gastrointestinal laboratory focused upon gut and bowel diagnostics, part of the wider group Healius Pathology. Gastrolab provides diagnostic breath testing for food intolerances.


Vetnostics is part of a network of veterinary pathology laboratories throughout Australia operating under the umbrella of Specialist Veterinary Services Pty Ltd. Our state of the art North Ryde laboratory in Sydney is the central laboratory for Vetnostics.

Agilex Biolabs

Agilex Biolabs has 25 years of experience in performing regulated bio analysis, including quality method development, method validation and sample analysis services. We have successfully supported hundreds of pre-clinical and clinical trials around the world.

Our FDA-inspected Australian bioanalytical facilities have OECD GLP recognition with NATA and ISO 17025 Accreditation with NATA. Technical work is performed to meet FDA and EMA guidelines, providing our clients with a globally accepted basis for drug approval. Our global client base includes the leading pharmaceutical and biotech companies in Asia, Europe and the USA.