Dr Banh takes a measured, compassionate and empathetic approach to caring for his patients. He brings a wealth of experience to his practice and helps patients navigate often complex issues, supporting them every step of the way.
Dr Raymond Banh consults at Icon Cancer Centre South Brisbane and Wesley and also holds consultations at Sunnybank Specialists Suites. He graduated from the University of Western Australia in 1998 and completed his postgraduate training in Perth, receiving Fellowships to the Royal Australian College of Physicians and Royal Australasian College of Pathologists in 2007. He was awarded a Leukaemia Foundation Fellowship to undertake research in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and was subsequently appointed Staff Specialist at the Mater Adults Hospital in 2008.
He has held a number of senior positions, including as Director of Clinical Haematology (Head of Unit) as well as Director of the Stem Cell Transplant and Laboratory Service at Mater Hospital. His clinical practice in both public tertiary level care and private practice, has given him broad experience in both malignant and non-malignant haematology including lymphoma, leukaemias (particular interest in CLL), myeloma, myelodysplasia, myeloproliferative disorders (eg. CML) and autologous stem cell transplantation. He also has experience in managing obstetric haematology, red cell disorders (being responsible for the care of the largest Thalassemia service in Queensland) and complex thrombosis and haemostasis.
Dr Banh is a Senior Lecturer with the University of Queensland, a past Chair and member of the Mater Medical Education Committee and has undertaken teaching and clinical supervision including as examiner for medical students and post-graduate trainees. Dr Banh has extensive experience in research at the Mater Hospital including as Chair of the Haematology Research Unit and as Principal Investigator in many multinational trials. He has supervised early career researchers, served on advisory committees and boards for Queensland Health and industry, as well as on the Human Research Ethics Committee at Mater.
Clinical safety, quality and evidence-based care is a passion for Dr Banh. He has had extensive involvement in quality activities, including as Chair of the Transfusion Committee and involvement in review and writing of clinical guidelines. Dr Banh brings a wealth of experience in managing patient centered and cost-effective care, helping patients to navigate often complex issues with care and empathy. When not at work he enjoys travelling, electronic gadgets and spending time with his family (and meeting the demands of his daughter).