Professor Jack Metz MB BCh MD DSc(Med) FRCPath FCAP FRCPA FRS(SA) DSc Med(Hon Caus)


Phone: (03) 9244 0385


Emeritus Professor Jack Metz is a consultant Haematologist for Dorevitch Pathology involved in diagnostic work, warfarin dosing and clinical consultation with referring physicians.

Professor Metz graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, and his career highlights included Professor of Haematological Pathology, University of Witwatersrand, Chairman of the School of Pathology, Director of The South African Institute for Medical Research and after moving to Australia, Director of Haematology, Royal Women's Hospital, Director of Haematology, Royal Melbourne Hospital and Professorial Fellow University of Melbourne. He has served on three separate World Health Organisation expert committees.

Special areas of interest include nutritional anaemia, flow cytometry, appropriate use of blood products and folate food fortification. Professor Metz is a life-long Honorary Consultant Haematologist with the Royal Melbourne Hospital.