Dr Mary Falzon
Cytologist & Histopathologist
Dr Mary Falzon has trained at The Middlesex Hospital Medical School, London and qualified in 1981, initially as an assistant Lecturer in pathology and then as Lecturer to the joint Middlesex and UCLH histopathology departments.
In 1990 Dr Falzon was appointed Consultant at Ealing Hospital in both Histopathology and Cytopathology, where she took the Lead for Cytopathology and Breast histopathology and established a very successful one stop breast clinic.
In 2000 Dr Falzon was appointed Consultant at UCLH, with responsibility in both Histopathology and Cytology and later was appointed as the Clinical Head of service in 2004.
Dr Falzon became the Medical lead for London Quality Assurance Reference Centre in 2005 and scheme organiser for the gynaecological cytology EQA for London’s 23 laboratories. She chairs various committees, meetings, and Quality Assurance visits to Trusts. She became a member on the Local Negotiating Committee in 2006.
In 2007 she led the formation of the joint Royal Free and UCLH cervical cytology screening unit based at UCLH serving women in Camden and Islington.
In 2008 she led the successful joint venture with the independent sector for UCLH to provide laboratory and clinical leadership for histology and diagnostic cytology for Ealing hospital.
In 2009 she was appointed Divisional Clinical Director for Pathology.
Dr Falzon is the Lead for breast and pulmonary pathology and sit on both tumour Boards for the North London Cancer Network. She is the HER2 Lead for the NLC network and responsible for the Her2 immunocytochemistry and FISH reporting service to many hospitals in the UK and abroad.
Dr Mary Falzon’s NHS duties include responsibility for various MDMs, supervising trainee pathologists and performing post-mortem examinations. She has commitments to undergraduate teaching, mentor medical students and interview prospective medical students. She also lecture to postgraduates on sentinel lymph nodes and Her 2 testing.
Dr Mary Falzon started reporting for 108 Harley Street in XXXX