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Dr Bryan Knight

BSc (Anat); MB, ChB; M Med (Anat Path); PhD; ACAP; LMCC (EE); FRCPA; FIA

Anatomical Pathology


Anatomical Pathology, Cytopathology




Dr Bryan Knight received his medical training at the Godfrey Huggins School of Medicine in Rhodesia. He trained in pathology at the University of Cape Town, South Africa and obtained his PhD at the same institution. He is an Associate of the College of American Pathologists, Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia, Fellow of the International Acacemy of Cytology.

He practiced pathology in a private laboratory in Cape Town for 20 years.  He was also a senior lecturer in the Pathology Department at University of Cape Town where he became Director of the Yvonne Parffitt Cytology Laboratory.  He subsequently worked in Edmonton, Alberta in Canada, and was latterly in the Interim Medical Director at the BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia.  In 2009, Dr Knight relocated to Brisbane in Australia and was Head of Cytology at Queensland Medical Laboratories.

In 2014, he was appointed Director of VCS Pathology at the Victorian Cytology Services in Melbourne.  Bryan has retained academic connections, serving as Associate Clinical Professor at the Universities of Alberta and British Columbia, and is currently an External Examiner in the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.  He does peer-reviews for several cytology journals.  Bryan is passionate about teaching and promoting cytology in developing countries and has been involved with the American Society of Clinical Pathology Africa Calls Tele-cytology Program since its inception in 2000.  He is a technical Assessor in Anatomical Pathology for NATA Australia.

Dr Knight's areas of special interest include; gynaecologic pathology and cytopathology and he joined the Anatomical Pathology Department at Southern.IML Pathology in 2016.