Dr Wojt Janowski
Clinical and Laboratory Haematologist
Dr Wojt (“Voight”) Janowski is a clinical and laboratory haematologist with particular interests in haematological malignancies, and thrombosis. After completing his physician and haematology training in Melbourne, Wojt joined the Haematology team at the Calvary Mater in 2014. He started in private practice in 2015, and is relocating to the Hunter Cancer Centre to be able to provide a more comprehensive consultation and cancer treatment service. He sees patients with thrombotic and other general haematological problems, as well as those with leukaemias, lymphomas, myelomas, myeloproliferative neoplasms, and myelodysplasia. His main interests are the diagnosis and treatment of haematological malignancies, and he is the clinical lead for trials in multiple myeloma and CLL at the Calvary Mater. He works on protocol development and the rapid translation of cancer research into the clinical setting. He is involved in every level of medical training, from medical students to haematology advanced trainees, coordinates a haematology training program for general physician trainees, and has spoken at various GP events.
Dr Kate Melville
FRACP FRCPA, B Med
Dr Kate Melville is a specialist haematologist with a special interest in consultative and malignant haematology. She is dual trained in clinical and laboratory haematology and is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and the Royal College of Pathologists Australasia.
Kate has completed her haematology training within Hunter New England and Northern Sydney Health Districts. She currently works at the Calvary Mater Hospital as a staff specialist in the Haematology Department as well as in the group private practice of Hunter Valley Haematology with consultation rooms at the Hunter Cancer Centre starting in July 2017.
Kate is happy to review your general and obstetric haematology patients including those with thrombosis and malignant haematological diagnoses.
Kate is currently involved in the education of medical student and junior doctors and is keen to further this with education of higher levels of medical professionals. She is available for educational talks at your practise and happy to cover topics of particular interest.
Dr Jane Gordon
BMed, FRACP, FRCPA
Dr Jane Gordon is a specialist haematologist. She sees patients with a broad range of haematology problems, including abnormal blood counts, clotting or bleeding problems and malignant haematology conditions.
Jane has a long association with the Hunter, graduating from the University of Newcastle in 1997 and completing medical and haematology training in the region’s hospitals.
She is currently a haematologist at Calvary Mater Newcastle. Previously, Jane was a consultant haematologist at Concord Repatriation General Hospital in Sydney.
Having both clinical and laboratory qualifications and experience, she holds dual fellowships with the RACP (Royal Australasian College of Physicians) and RCPA (Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia).
This laboratory grounding allows her to make sense of sometimes complex test results and explain what they mean and what to do.
She has been twice awarded by the RCPA, with the DS Nelson and Roche Haematology Prizes.
Jane valued the opportunity to be supported by a Leukaemia Foundation scholarship to explore how leukaemia biology linked in to patient outcomes, during a research position within Professor John Rasko’s laboratory at Centenary Institute, at the University of Sydney.
Dr Gordon has contributed to medical education in the community, hospital and university fields, within the University of Newcastle, University of Sydney and the Centre for Professional Medical Development.
Jane values clear and timely communication with colleagues, patients and their families.