About

Professor Mike Richards is an Infectious Disease Physician working at Epworth and the Royal Melbourne Hospitals. He is the director of the Victorian Infectious Diseases Service at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and Doherty Institute, and also Director of the VICNISS Program for Surveillance of Healthcare-associated infections. His interests in clinical infectious diseases are broad, including infections related to travel, community accquired and health care associated infections, infections complicating surgery, in intensive care, and in patients with impaired immune systems.

Qualifications

  • MBBS University of Melbourne 1974
  • FRACP 1983
  • MD University of Melbourne 2004

Professional Associations

  • RACP
  • Australian Society of Infectious Diseases
  • Society for Hospital Epidemiology of America

Special interests

Education and training

Research

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Suite 6.4 Level 6
89 Bridge Road
Richmond
VIC
3121
Clinical institute

Internal Medicine Clinical Institute

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Dr Michelle Caldecott
Director
The Institute encompasses the specialties of general medicine, geriatric medicine, infectious diseases, respiratory medicine, general practice, hospital in the home and paediatric medicine.