Dr Andrew Spencer (Haematologist)

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Dr Andrew Spencer
Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery 1984

Andrew Spencer completed his medical training in clinical and laboratory haematology in 1992. Subsequently, he was awarded a LRF (UK) Fellowship and spent 3 years at The Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London, where he undertook research into B-cell clonality in chronic myeloid Leukaemia under the supervision of Professors John Goldman and Junia Melo and was awarded a Doctorate of Medicine from the University of London.

Andrew moved to The Alfred Hospital in 1999 where he established an independent translational research program. In parallel he established a first-in-human and early phase haematology clinical research unit at The Alfred and was appointed Head of the Malignant Haematology & Stem Cell Transplantation Services in 2007.

Professor Spencer has secured research funding of more than $12 million via funding bodies, industry collaborations and philanthropy. He has >100 peer reviewed publications with citations in excess of 3500.

Andrew serves on the scientific advisory boards of the International Myeloma Foundation (IMF), International Myeloma Working Group (IMWG) and the European Myeloma Network (EMN). He is a Director of the Australasian Leukaemia & Lymphoma Group (ALLG) and the International Myeloma Society (IMS). He is the immediate past-President of the Haematology Society of Australia & New Zealand (HSANZ).

Affiliated Clinics
Melbourne Haematology - Richmond
Affiliated Organisations
Melbourne Haematology

Practice Locations


43 Erin Street
Richmond VIC 3121 
03 9421 0210
03 9421 0215