Dr M. P. Vithia Chetty LLMRCP LLMRCS DCP (Lond) FRCPA


Pathologist – Histopathology
Phone: (02) 4923 4219
Fax: (02) 9005 7455
Email: munsamy.chetty@laverty.com.au
Laboratory: Kotara (Newcastle)


  • 1961: Graduated from Royal Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons , Ireland (LRCP, LRCS, LM)
  • 1962 - 1965: Vocational training in General Pathology in South Africa and London
  • 1965: Academic Diploma in Clinical Pathology, Hammersmith Hospital, University of London
  • 1965 - 1980: Consultant Pathologist and Senior Lecturer, University Natal, South Africa
  • 1980 - 1984: Registrar in Anatomical Pathology, Peter McCallum Cancer Institute; Royal Women’s Hospital; St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne following migration to Australia
  • 1984: Admitted to Fellowship of Royal Australasian College of Pathologists
  • 1984 - 2007: Director of Pathology, Wallsend District Hospital; Director of Pathology, New England Area Health Service; Staff Pathologist, Hunter Area Health Service and University of Newcastle
  • 2008 - Current: Anatomical Pathologist, Laverty Pathology, Kotara
  • Career involvement has included teaching of undergraduate and post-graduate medical and nursing students; academic research in Immunology and Microbiology; diagnostic service in Anatomical Pathology, Haematology, Microbiology, Chemical Pathology and Immunology
  • Assessor of foreign Pathology graduates for the RCPA

Special Interests: Anatomical pathology; post-graduate training of pathologists.