Endocrinology services at The Children's Hospital at Westmead

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Contact details

Enquiries: (02) 9845 3200

Fax: (02) 9845 3170 

Appointments: 

(02) 9845 2525

The specialty of endocrinology deals with the way hormones act in the body. The Endocrinology Clinic provides assessment and management of endocrinology problems in children, including thyroid, pituitary, adrenal, sex differentiation, calcium and bone mineral metabolism, puberty, insulin resistance, endocrine tumours and growth disorders.

Clinic

Location

Level 2, Outpatients Clinics

Appointments

For new referrals, please fax referring letter to Department of Endocrinology on (02) 9845 3170

For follow-up appointments Ph: (02) 9845 2525

Clinic days

Monday AM and PM

New referrals

Referring letter from the GP or other specialist to the Endocrinologist by name.

Urgent referrals

For urgent referrals, the referring doctor should contact the Endocrinology Fellow or the Endocrinologist on-call via the switchboard by phoning (02) 9845 0000

Staff

Paediatric Endocrinologists:

Dr Ann Maguire - Paediatric Endocrinologist, Co-Head – Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes. Phone 02 9845 3200, Email: ann.maguire@health.nsw.gov.au

Professor Geoffrey Ambler - Paediatric Endocrinologist

Dr Paul Benitez - Paediatric Endocrinologist

Dr Yoon Hi Cho - Paediatric Endocrinologist

Professor Kim Donaghue - Paediatric Endocrinologist,

Professor Maria Craig - Paediatric Endocrinologist

Professor Craig Munns - Paediatric Endocrinologist & specialist in Paediatric Bone and Mineral Medicine

Dr Myra Poon - Paediatric Endocrinologist

Dr Andrew Biggin – Paediatric Endocrinologist

Dr Uma Visser – Paediatric Endocrinologist

Other Staff:

Bin Moore – Clinical Nurse Consultant in Endocrinology and Growth. Ph: (02) 9845 3154, email: bin.moore@health.nsw.gov.au

Monica Curry - Clinical Nurse Consultant in Endocrinology and Growth. Ph: (02) 9845 3154, email: monica.curry@health.nsw.gov.au

Kelly Stewart – Clinical Nurse Consultant - Coordinator of the Endocrine Testing Unit. Ph: (02) 9845 1846, email: kelly.stewart@health.nsw.gov.au

Fellows and registrars are doctors in specialty training who are also an  important part of the healthcare team and will be involved in patient care.