Associate Professor Sintchenko is an academic pathologist with Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, and a clinical microbiologist at NSW Health Pathology-Westmead. He supervises the NSW Enteric and Mycobacterium Reference Laboratories and leads the Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology-Public Health and the NSW Public Health Pathogen Genomics Partnership, translational research hubs funded by the NSW Ministry of Health. A/Prof. Sintchenko is a member of the Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity.
He has published over 180 peer-reviewed papers and 2 books.