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Dr Shaun Donovan

MB, BS (Hons), FRCPA
Managerial responsibilities

Dr. Shaun Donovan commenced in the role of Chief Executive Officer of Diagnostic Services in March 2017, additionally Dr Donovan is the State Supervising Anatomical Pathologist for Diagnostic Services


Cytopathology, Histopathology


Anatomical Pathology, Cytopathology

Special interests

Gastrointestinal pathology, Cytopathology, Neuropathology and Dermatopathology.


Hobart Pathology


Dr Shaun Donovan is a graduate of the University of Tasmania Medical School and underwent his Anatomical Pathology training at the Royal Hobart Hospital and St. Vincent's Hospital in Melbourne. He has worked as a consultant Anatomical Pathologist at Hobart Pathology since the beginning of 2001 and has also previously been employed as a part time staff specialist in the Pathology Department of the Royal Hobart Hospital.
In addition to his CEO and State Supervising Anatomical Pathologist  duties, he maintains a clinical workload reporting the full spectrum of histopathology and cytopathology and providing many pathology review meetings for referring doctors.

Academic commitments

Dr Donovan has had a long association with the University of Tasmania medical undergraduate course, providing lectures and tutorials in gastrointestinal, breast, liver and male genitourinary pathology.