Dr Paul Turner graduated from Melbourne University in 1991 and has been working as a consultant haematologist since 2001 after training in this field at the Alfred and Austin hospitals in Melbourne. He has worked in bone marrow transplantation, malignant haematology and general haematology with both clinical and laboratory components. His current public hospital appointment (since 2001) is at the Austin hospital although he is in the process of transitioning to The Northern Hospital and his main private hospital is at John Fawkner Hospital in Coburg.
His private practice involves all areas of haematology including providing chemotherapy, autologous stem cell transplant, blood product and iron transfusions via John Fawkner Hospital. Dr Turner also works as a laboratory haematologist with experience in the public and private sectors. He has recently rejoined the team at Dorevitch, where he has close connections.
Although a specialist with wide-ranging expertise Dr Turner has a special interest in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia, with involvement in clinical trials in this area in both the private and public sectors. Other special interests are Myeloproliferative disorders and autologous stem cell transplantation.
He is a member of the Australia and New Zealand Leukaemia-Lymphoma group (ALLG) and a fellow of the RCPA and RACP.