Dr Cesar Salinas-La Rosa

Anatomical Pathologist


Areas of interest: Ocular Pathology, Ear, Nose and Throat Pathology & Head and Neck pathology, Lung Pathology, Gastrointestinal Pathology and Cytology.

A medical graduate from Peru, Dr Salinas-La Rosa successfully completed all of the Australian Medical Council (AMC) requirements for International Medical Graduates (IMG/OTD) and worked at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne.

He trained in Anatomical Pathology at St Vincent's, Royal Women's, Royal Children's and Box Hill Hospitals from 2002 to 2007. Cesar also obtained his MAACB (Membership of the Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists) by exam in 2000 while training at The Royal Melbourne Hospital.

He completed his Fellowship with The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) in Anatomical Pathology in 2007. He worked in the private sector with Melbourne Pathology and in 2010 returned to St Vincent's Hospital as a Senior Staff Specialist in Anatomical Pathology.

He is involved in diagnostic work in Anatomical Pathology and Cytology as well as registrar training. He coordinates the pathology component of Multidisciplinary Meetings (MDM) with the head and neck / ENT Unit, Colorectal Unit and alternate meetings with the Respiratory Unit / Lung Clinic.

Cesar undertook Ophthalmic (Ocular) Pathology training at The Institute of Ophthalmology at The University College London (UCL); attached to Moorfields Eye Hospital (the world's oldest and largest eye care and research facility). He also trained with the Sheffield Ocular Oncology Service at the Royal Hallamshire Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (Sheffield, UK).

He is a member of the Board of Ophthalmic Pathology Examiners for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO).

Cesar is a member of the British Association of Ophthalmic Pathologists (BAOP), International Society of Ocular Oncology (ISOO), Asia Pacific Society of Ocular Oncology and Pathology (APSOP) and International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO).

He has presented at national and international meetings some including the IAP (International Academy of Pathologist), BAOP (British Association of Ophthalmic Pathology, APSOP (Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology) and is a regular presenter at EOPS (European Ophthalmic Pathology Society).

He is a researcher & collaborator with the Bionics Institute and has been a co-author in their publications (Bionics Vision Australia) as well as having published other research articles in the medical literature.

He is a Honorary Senior Lecturer at The University of Melbourne; Department of Clinical Pathology. He has lectured local medical students, registrars in training and overseas trained doctors (IMG’s/OTD’s) for many years.