For Health Professionals

The team at Sydney Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism will work with you to achieve the best outcome for your patients. Urgent appointments are accommodated at your request.

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  • Urgent referrals and appointments

  • For urgent cases, please call the Mater Hospital switchboard on 02 9900 7300 (24 hours)

    We are also happy to provide phone advice to doctors – please call (02) 9157 9095.

All other referrals

For referrals to North Sydney or Bankstown please complete the below referral form and we will be in contact with your patient to make the appointment.

A/Prof Tonks is a Staff Specialist at St Vincent’s Public Hospital and sees patients in the Endocrine Clinic. Dr Joel Lasschuit is a Staff Specialist at St Vincent’s Hospital and sees patients in the Diabetes Clinic.

Make a referral to St Vincent’s Hospital Endocrine services

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We are committed to providing expert diagnosis and management of endocrine disorders including:

Diabetes Mellitus

  • Type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes
  • Exercise and sport in diabetes
  • Wholistic care including annual complications review, and coordination of allied health visits if required
  • Commencing insulin

RECLAIM program

An evidence-based multidisciplinary program to reverse insulin resistance and prevent diabetes. Suitable for those with impaired glucose tolerance, impaired fasting glucose, PCOS, and a history of gestational diabetes.

Obesity

  • Screening for secondary causes
  • Exercise prescriptions
  • Counselling
  • Referral to allied health where appropriate

Osteoporosis

  • Screening after minimal trauma fractures
  • Commencement and monitoring of antiresorptive therapy
  • Intravenous antiresorptives and teriparatide

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and Hirsutism

Thyroid disease

  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Thyroiditis
  • Thyroid nodules
  • Thyroid cancer treatment and surveillance

Eating disorders

General endocrinology and pituitary disorders

For urgent cases, please call the Mater Hospital switchboard on 02 9900 7300 (24 hours). We are also happy to provide phone advice to doctors – please call (02) 9157 9095.