MBBS (Hons), BSc (Med), FRACP, FRCPA, MPhil (Med)
Consultant Haematologist (VMO)
Dr Eleni Mayson is a specialist haematologist at St Vincent’s Hospital who cares for haematology patients at The Kinghorn Cancer Centre, St Vincent’s Clinic, St Vincent’s Private Hospital and Griffith Base Hospital (rural NSW). She holds dual fellowships with the RACP (Royal Australasian College of Physicians) and the RCPA (Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia). This means that she is able to manage all haematological disorders including malignant and non-malignant conditions. It also means that she has experience in performing and interpreting a variety of laboratory tests important for the diagnosis of haematological conditions. Dr Mayson engages in regular multidisciplinary team meetings and the latest clinical trials to deliver high quality, compassionate care to her patients.
Dr Mayson’s interests are broad and include: malignant haematology, rural haematology, obstetric haematology (blood conditions in pregnant and postpartum women) and blood transfusion especially patient blood management. She is a member of several professional bodies including the HSANZ (Haematology Society of Australia and NZ), ANZSBT (Australian and NZ Society of Blood Transfusion), American Society of Hematology, European Hematology Association and SOMANZ (Society of Obstetric Medicine of Australia and NZ). She is a conjoint lecturer for the University of NSW Medicine Program and teaches medical students, doctors training to be physicians and doctors training to be haematologists.
Dr Mayson obtained her medical degree from the University of NSW in 2005, graduating with honours. She worked at St Vincent’s as a medical registrar before starting specialist haematology training. She has worked in many hospitals, gaining vast experience in general and specialised clinical and laboratory haematology. She has also enjoyed running rural haematology clinics over the years. In 2014, she completed a Master of Philosophy (Medicine) thesis which investigated blood transfusion practice in NSW maternity hospitals. In 2015, she worked as the bone marrow transplant fellow at St Vincent’s Hospital, where she gained experience in autologous and allogeneic bone marrow transplant care.