Dr Peter Ferguson

Anatomical Pathologist


Dr Peter Ferguson trained as an Anatomical Pathologist and became a fellow of the RCPA in 2016. He was appointed the Deborah & John McMurtrie Melanoma Pathology Fellow at the Melanoma Institute of Australia in 2017 and became a full time staff specialist at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in 2018.

Dr Ferguson’s sub-specialty interests include dermatopathology, with a particular interest in melanocytic lesions, and genitourinary pathology. He receives regular external consultations and review cases across these disciplines. He is an editorial board member of the Pathology journal and Chair of the Pathology and Biomarkers Working Group of the Australian Centre for Excellence in Melanoma Imaging and Diagnosis (ACEMID).

Dr Ferguson is an active researcher with local and international collaborations through his positions as a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Sydney and a faculty member of the Melanoma Institute Australia. He has published over 70 peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters in the fields of melanoma, genitourinary pathology and immunotherapy. He enjoys teaching registrars, medical students and the general public.

Dr Ferguson is available for appointments in relation to independent medical examination, medical negligence matters, complex case discussion and file review.




Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia
Melanoma Institute Australia


Dr Peter Ferguson

Anatomical Pathologist