Consultant Dermatopathologist
Supervising Pathologist


  • Fellowship of Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia
  • AMC Certificate, Australian Medical Council
  • MRCP, Royal College of Physicians, UK
  • PLAB, General Medical Council, UK
  • MD, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran

Dr Shahin Sharifi studied medicine at Tehran University of Medical Sciences and graduated with his MD degree in 2002. He collaborated with the Iranian National Institute for Cancer Research while working as a general practitioner for two years before going to the UK to start his physician training. After successfully completing the MRCP exam, he migrated to Australia and continued his training across various medical specialties.

In 2009, Shahin commenced training in anatomical pathology at various institutions in Queensland, including Princess Alexandra Hospital, Gold Coast Hospital, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology and QML Pathology. Shahin was awarded Fellowship in Anatomical Pathology in 2014 and shortly after joined InfinityPATH Pathology. In 2019, Shahin joined IQ Pathology and after a short period, returned to InfinityPATH and was appointed as the supervising pathologist.

Dermatopathology – neoplastic skin conditions including melanocytic lesions, cutaneous lymphoproliferative disorders and soft tissue tumours.

He participates regularly in national and international conferences in the field. His interests outside work include sports (a former basketball player at club level), travelling and learning foreign languages.

Articles & Presentations


  1. Latrogenic pathology demonstrable by histochemical staining, poster presentation, 39th IAP annual scientific meeting, Brisbane, 2014
  2. Urothelial carcinoma of prostate, oral presentation, 35th IAP annual scientific meeting, Sydney, 2010