Dr Merle Greenberg MBBCh FRCPA FIAC

Acting Medical Director; Director of Cytologyback
Phone: (02) 6583 7460
Fax: (02) 9005 7455
Email: merle.greenberg@laverty.com.au
Laboratory: Macquarie Park


  • 1968: Graduated from University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
  • 1976: Trained in Histopathology at ICPMR, Westmead and Baragwanath Hospital, South Africa
  • 1978 - 1981: Registrar in Anatomical Pathology at Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney
  • 1981: Admitted to Fellowship of Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia
  • 1981 - 1994: Head of General Cytology, Westmead Hospital
  • 1981 - 1996: Staff specialist, Anatomical Pathology, Westmead Hospital, Sydney
  • 1985: Admitted to Fellowship of the International Academy of Cytology
  • 1985: Opened the FNA Clinic at Westmead Hospital
  • 1990 - 1991: Chairperson of the NSW Branch of Australian Society of Cytology (ASC); Chairperson of the subcommittee for continuing education for the ASC; Committee member for the Cytology QA for NATA; Breast Steering Committee – Breast Screen West; On executive committee for Western Sydney Breast Group; Committee member for the NSW Branch of ASC 1994
  • 1990 - 1993: Chairperson of The Australasian Cytology Tutorial
  • 1995: Chairperson of the International Academy of Pathology, Australasian Cytology Tutorial: Current: Working Party for development of minimum standards for Pap smear providers in NSW
  • 1995 - 1996: Director of Cytology, Westmead Hospital where she was involved in teaching and research including cellular rejection of pancreatic and kidney transplants
  • 1996: National Cancer Breast Institute Breast FNA Subcommittee
  • 1996: Director of Cytology, Hampson, Sugarman Macquarie Pathology, Sydney
  • 1997: Committee member of the International Technologies Committee for the International Academy of Cytology
  • 1999 - 2001: Medical Director of Hampson, Sugarman Macquarie Pathology, Sydney
  • 2008 - 2015: Medical Director, Pathologist in Charge - Cytology, Laverty Pathology
  • 2015 - Current: Deputy Medical Director; Director of Cytology, Laverty Pathology

Special Interests: All areas of cytology including gynaecological and fine needle cytology; Dr Greenberg was one of the original co-authors to describe the features of adenocarcinoma-in-situ of the cervix