Dr Vicki Howard

MBBS (Hons), FRCPA, dip Derm RCP,
International Board Certification in Dermatopathology ICDP-UEMS, AMACD


Histopathology / Cytopathology

Phone number

(02) 9855 5150

Email: Pathologist@dhm.com.au

Special interests:  Dermatopathology, inflammatory and neoplastic conditions of the skin, hair loss conditions and disorders of the nails


Dr Vicki Howard is a graduate of Monash University, Melbourne, where she received the Nairn Medal in Pathology. She completed her pathology training in histopathology and cytopathology at Royal North Shore Hospital and spent an additional year training in laboratory haematology at Westmead Hospital. Dr Howard joined Douglass Hanly Moir Pathology in early 2000. In 2009, she received International Board Certification in Dermatopathology under the auspices of the International Committee for Dermatopathology (ICDP/UEMS). In 2010, she completed the Diploma in Dermatopathology offered by the British Royal College of Pathologists. Her particular area of interest is dermatopathology, including inflammatory and neoplastic conditions of the skin and disorders of hair and nails. Dr Howard has expertise in biopsies for alopecia and direct immunofluorescence. Dr Howard is a Senior Lecturer in Pathology at the School of Medicine, University of Notre Dame and is a member of the Australasian College of Dermatologists. She is also a member of the Royal Australian Air Force Medical Specialist Reserve.