Dr Kacey O’Rourke has a focus on thorough assessment and open communication with patients. She has a warm empathetic manner and feels this is most important to fostering a strong therapeutic relationship with all patients.
Dr Kacey O'Rourke is a clinical haematologist specialising in the diagnostic work up and treatment of lymphoma, myeloma and the full range of non-malignant haematology conditions. She provides both outpatient management of the full range of haematology disorders, admission to the Holy Spirit Northside Hospital and a consultation service for inpatients of The Holy Spirit Northside Hospital. In addition Dr O’Rourke is also employed as a laboratory haematologist with Queensland Health and is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Queensland.
Following her physician training at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital she completed four years of training in clinical and laboratory haematology in 2013. This was followed in 2014 by a one year clinical haematology research fellowship at The Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane.
Dr O'Rourke has published several original research papers, in journals including Cancer, British Journal of Cancer, Thrombosis Research and The Medical Journal of Australia.
She is a member of The Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia, The Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand, American Sociey of Haematology and the Australasian Leukaemia and Lymphoma Group.