Dr Trevor Olsen BMedSc(Melb), MBBS(Qld), FRACP, FRCPA
Located on The Wesley Hospital Campus
Dr Trevor Olsen is a Clinical Heamatologist based at The Wesley Hospital. Dr Olsen has dedicated an unprecedented amount of his career to clinical practice and the development of ongoing patient support in the field of Haematology and Oncology. In 1988 Dr Olsen along with Dr Paul Eliadis and Dr Ian Bunce established HOCA (Haematology and Oncology Clinics of Australia), doing so on the Wesley Hospital campus.
Dr Olsen completed his undergraduate training at the University of Queensland in December 1963 and went on to commence work in Haematology at St Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne in 1966. Following a period as a research fellow, where he undertook original research on megakaryocyte proliferation, Dr Olsen was appointed as the Royal Brisbane’s first clinical haematologist. He was instrumental in establishing the inpatient and outpatient departments of clinical haematology there.
In 1975 he helped establish the Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland. Dr Olsen has previously held the positions of Medical Advisor and President of the Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland.