Clinical Haematologist & Haemato-Oncologist

Professor Baker is currently:

• Director Medical Services – Western Haematology and Oncology Clinics;

• Senior Consultant Haematologist – Hollywood Private Hospital;

• Director WA Centre for Thrombosis and Haemostasis – Murdoch University;

• Director Haemophilia Treatment Centre – Hollywood Private Hospital; and

• Chairman – Perth Blood Institute

Special Interests

Professor Baker’s major interest is the translation of new scientific discoveries into clinical haematology practice. He has extensive clinical and laboratory experience in a wide range of haematological disorders and has been a consultant in haematology for over 25 years.

As Principal Investigator in, more than 125 large international phase II and III clinical trials, he has actively led and participated in clinical research in venous thrombosis, leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma, thrombocytopenia, Von Willebrand disease and haemophilia. Since 1992 he has authored over 115 papers in peer reviewed journals and has been a regularly invited speaker at national and international haematology and medical meetings. He is a founding director and secretary of the Australasian Society for Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ASTH) and scientific advisor to the World Health Organisation on DVT in 2001.

His professional memberships include the Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand, Thrombosis and Haemostasis Society of Australia and New Zealand (THANZ), Australian Haemophilia Centre Directors Organisation (AHCDO), International Society Thrombosis and Haemostasis, American Society of Haematology, Australian Leukaemia and Lymphoma Study Group, and the Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia Australian Research Consortium (CLLARC)

Professor Baker is currently an Australian Councillor on the Asian Pacific Thrombosis and Haemostasis Society (ASPTH) and Chairman of the Australasian Society of Thrombosis Haemostasis (ASTH) new oral anticoagulant Reversal and Event Collaborative (ARES), Asian Pacific Thrombosis and Thrombocytopenia Network (APTIN), the Perth Blood Institute and the executive committee for the International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis Meeting in Melbourne 2019.



Clinic Name

Western Haematology and Oncology Clinic

Phone Number

6146 1400

Email Address


Western Haematology and Oncology Clinic 18 Prowse Street West Perth WA 6005

Consultation Locations

Western Haematology and Oncology Clinics;Hollywood Private Hospital;Hollywood Private Hospital