Macquarie Towns Specialist Centre provides a wide range of specialist medical services:

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A specialist doctor in hearing including testing and assessing your hearing and explaining the appropriate hearing technologies available.
A doctor who specialises in the structure, function and disorders of the heart
A doctor who specialises in the physiology and pathology of the skin
A specialist in food and nutrition. Our dietitians also advise people on what to eat in order to lead a healthy lifestyle or achieve a specific health-related goal.
A surgeon who specialises in diagnosing and treating disorders of the ears, nose, throat, head and neck.
A Gastroenterologist is a specialist who manages diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and liver. This includes oesophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and the liver.
A physician who specialises in the unique needs and care of elderly people. The aged body is different physiologically from the younger adult body, and during old age, the decline of various organ systems is evident.
A specialist doctor concerned with the function and diseases of the kidney, including its development, anatomy and physiology.
A medical specialist in the nervous system and the disorders affecting it, including diagnosing and treating diseases involving both the central and peripheral nervous systems.
A surgeon who specialises in the conditions and treatment of the musculoskeletal system, including musculoskeletal trauma, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors and congenital disorders.
A doctor who specialises in the medical care of infants, young children and adolescents


Pathology is the branch of medicine that involves studying and diagnosing diseases. By looking at changes in tissue, blood and other body fluids, it is possible to find the causes of disease, show a condition’s severity and monitor the progress of treatments.

Pathology underpins modern medicine. More than 70 per cent of all diagnoses are made in a pathology laboratory. Every single case of cancer in Australia is diagnosed by a pathologist. Chronic diseases, such as diabetes, high cholesterol and kidney or liver disease, are firstly diagnosed, then managed, using pathology investigations, and virtually all preventive health programs rely on pathology tests.

Douglass Hanly Moir Pathology

Douglass Hanly Moir Pathology is a highly respected and well-established pathology practice, serving doctors and their patients in the metropolitan area of Sydney and in many regional areas of New South Wales, including Port Macquarie in the north, Wagga Wagga and Mildura in the south, Tamworth in the north-west and areas west of Orange and Dubbo.

Your test

Your sample may have been collected by your doctor or practice nurse, or you may have been assisted by one of our highly trained pathology specimen collectors. In the laboratory, our expert team of pathologists and scientists works around the clock to report results in the shortest possible time – mostly within 24 hours, sometimes in less than one hour. Our pathology result report guides your treating doctor, who may call on our specialist pathologists to further discuss your diagnosis and treatment. Your doctor has ready and convenient access to our pathologists on a daily basis, for consultation and professional support, to discuss your pathology results and assist in the diagnoses.

Our team

Our pathologists are doctors who have undergone extensive specialist training. They offer an outstanding breadth and depth of expertise and include specialists in all the major sub-disciplines of pathology (biochemistry, haematology, immunology, molecular biology, microbiology, histopathology and cytopathology) and so are able to provide expert and up-to-date advice in all areas of pathology. Our pathologists are leaders in their field and are called on for expert opinion by their local and international colleagues.

Our specially trained scientific team has also undergone years of study and training. They are supported by a network of collectors, couriers and administration people, who ensure speed, quality and accuracy in the process. Douglass Hanly Moir Pathology is fully accredited by NATA in conjunction with The Royal College of Pathologists.

Douglass Hanly Moir Pathology has stringent training standards and, as a Registered Training Organisation, provides nationally accredited training to all collection staff to obtain Certificate 111 in Pathology Collection.

Richmond Collection Centre

For Richmond Collection Centre opening hours situated in Macquarie Towns Specialist Centre, visit: http://www.dhm.com.au/our-locations/collection-centres/richmond-rm.aspx

Underlying everything we do is our aim to deliver a highly professional and personalised service to our patients and referring doctors, in order to provide quality pathology care. For further information about Douglass Hanly Moir Pathology, visit their website: www.dhm.com.au
A surgeon who specialises in the correction, restoration and function of reconstructive surgery and cosmetic surgery relating to the body and face.
A medical specialist concerned with the diagnosis and medical treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle and lower structures of the leg.
A specialist trained in the assessment and treatment of mental health problems. Psychologists attempt to understand the role of mental functions in individual and social behaviors, while also exploring the physiological and neurobiological processes that underlie certain cognitive functions and behaviors.
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A physician specialising in rheumatic diseases and clinical problems involving joints, soft tissues, autoimmune diseases, vasculitis and heritable connective tissue disorders.
TeleHealth is the delivery of health-related services and information via today’s different telecommunications technologies.
A surgeon who specialises in diseases of the male and female urinary systems and the male reproductive system. Also known as an urologist.