Clinician Name

Dr Silvia Zheng

Professional qualification



Position Haematologist

Primary Location St George Hospital, Gray Street, Kogarah NSW, Australia

Referral Required Yes

ITP Patients Treated Adult Patients,

Memberships THANZ Member,

Career Bio

Dr. Silvia Zheng (MBBS, BSc (Med), PhD, FRACP, FRCPA) is a clinical haematologist at St. George Hospital, Sydney, Australia. She completed her PhD at University of New South Wales, on “Antibody-mediated thrombocytopenias: mechanisms and potential treatments”, under the supervision of Professor Beng Chong, in 2023. She has 7 first author and 2 middle author peer-reviewed publications, focusing on immune thrombocytopenia as well as diseases and treatments in the field of thrombosis and haemostasis. She has won International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) Early Career Award and was the Scientific Medal Runner Up of Thrombosis and Haemostasis Society of Australia and New Zealand (THANZ) for both 2019 and 2021, as well as the Dean’s Award for Outstanding Theses in 2023. She currently serves as the co-chair for the Scientific and Standardization Subcommittee on Platelet Immunology, ISTH.

Current Placements

Position Clinic or Hospital Name Suburb State Further Information
Haematologist St George Hospital Kogarah NSW 02 9113 3438

published itp research

  • Australian and New Zealand consensus guideline for paediatric newly diagnosed immune thrombocytopaenia
  • Antiplatelet antibody predicts platelet desialylation and apoptosis in Immune Thrombocytopenia
  • Indirect Detection of Anti-platelet Antibodies in Immune Thrombocytopenia
  • Anti platelet antibodies predict platelet desialylation and apoptosis in ITP
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