Special interests: Dermatopathology, in
particular melanocytic lesions, skin appendageal tumours,
inflammatory dermatoses, cutaneous lymphoma and cutaneous
Dr Karen Cheung graduated in medicine from the University of
Sydney and completed her pathology training at the Repatriation
General Hospital of Concord. Since then she has been working in
both private and public pathology practices and was an Associate
Lecturer at the University of Sydney. She joined the Skin &
Cancer Foundation Australia in 2003.
Dr Cheung enjoys all aspects of dermatopathology and has a
strong commitment to teaching, particularly in microscopic teaching
sessions. She is also a part-time Staff Specialist at Nepean
Hospital, a teaching hospital of the University of Sydney, and has
held this position since 1996. She has been tutoring medical
students, plastic surgery, dermatology and pathology trainees
throughout her career.