Dr Cesar Salinas-La Rosa


Areas of Interest: Ophthalmic Pathology, Ear, Nose & 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.

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

He obtained Fellowship of The Royal College of Pathologists of Australaisa in Anatomical Pathology in 2007. Following this he worked in the private sector  with Melbourne Pathology for three years. In 2011 he 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. He co ordinates 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.

He has a special interest in Ocular Pathology, Ear, Nose and Throat Pathology & Head and Neck pathology, Lung Pathology, Gastrointestinal Pathology and Cytology.

Cesar undertook Ophthalmic Pathology training at The University College London (UCL); Institute of Ophthalmology attached to Moorfields Eye Hospital (the world's oldest and largest eye care and research facility). He also trained with the Ocular Oncology & Sheffield Eye Pathology 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 is a regular attendee at the European Ophthalmic Pathology Society (EOPS) Meetings.

He has presented at the IAP, BAOP, EOPS and APSOP meetings. 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 an Honary Senior Lecturer at The University of Melbourne; Department of Pathology. He has lectured local medical students, registrars in training and overseas trained doctors (international medical graduates) for many years.
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