Dr Richard Blennerhassett holds dual qualifications as a clinical and laboratory haematologist with fellowships from both the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia. He specialises in all aspects of malignant and non-malignant haematology.
He was awarded 1st class honours from the Sydney University Medical School. He pursued post-graduate Haematology training at Westmead and Royal North Shore Hospital. There he gained expertise managing leukaemia and lymphoma, bone marrow / stem cell transplant and cellular therapies, thrombosis and haemostasis, as well as pregnancy-related haematologic conditions.
Subsequently, he undertook a Fellowship in Stem Cell Transplant at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, where he developed further expertise in bone marrow transplantation.
Dr Blennerhassett maintains a strong interest in the education of junior medical officers and medical students, with a conjoint lecturer position held at Sydney University since 2012.
Dr Blennerhassett is passionate about providing you with high quality, evidence-based care. He remains up to date with recent advances in Haematology via several affiliations with national and international professional associations and is an active contributor to the medical field with publications across a wide array of topics within the medical literature.