|Dr Hanlon Sia|
MBBS (Adelaide), FRACP, FRCPA
Dr Hanlon Sia completed his MBBS at the University of Adelaide in 2000 and completed his internship in 2001. He undertook three years of Basic Physician Training with the North Western Adelaide Health Service with time spent at both The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and The Lyell McEwin Hospital.
During 2005 to 2007, Hanlon commenced Advanced Physician Training in Haematology at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and the Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science. During this time he was involved with both clinical and laboratory based activities including chronic lymphoproliferative, myeloproliferative disorders, acute and chronic leukaemias, multiple myeloma, aplastic anaemia, autologous and allogenic bone marrow transplantations, haematopoietic morphology, diagnosis and management of thalassaemia, haemophilia and thrombophilia.
In 2008, Hanlon moved to Brisbane and the Princess Alexandra Hospital where he undertook Haematology – Advanced Physician and Pathology Training; Clinical Haematology – malignant and non-malignant haematology and autologous stem cell transplantation; and Laboratory haematology – morphology, coagulation interpretation and immunophenotyping.
Dr Sia accepted the position of Clinical and Laboratory Haematologist at Toowoomba Base Hospital in 2009. He is currently the chair of the transfusion committee and supervising consultant for the haematology laboratory. He is also a visiting consultant at Princess Alexandra Hospital.
Throughout his career Hanlon has been actively involved in many research projects. He is currently a lecturer at the University of Queensland and has lectured and tutored medical students at the University of Adelaide and the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane.
Hanlon is also fluent in English, Chinese, Chinese Dialects, Malaysian and Indonesian.