Endocrine and Diabetes Outpatient Clinic

The Sutherland Hospital Endocrine outpatients Department cares for patients with endocrine problems. Our team is made of up of specialist endocrinologists and doctors in training who assess, treat and help you manage your condition.

We treat a range of endocrine problems including: ·

  • Diabetes Mellitus (Type 1 and Type 2)
  • Pituitary, Thyroid and Adrenal disorders 
  • Osteoporosis, Bone and Calcium disorders
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and 
  • Hyperandrogenism

GP electronic referrals only - we are no longer accepting faxed referrals for this clinic.


Clinical and Research Areas

Clinic Days

Dr Malgorzata Brzozowska  Endocrinologist Wednesday Friday
Dr Michael Bennett Endocrinologist Wednesday
Dr Matthew Lutrell Endocrinologist Monday
Dr Ganesh Chockalingham Endocrinologist Wednesday Friday


Clinic Name

Day of the Week




08.00-12.00 (Midday)
Gestational Diabetes (GDM)



Diabetes Wednesday

08.00-12.00 (Midday)


We treat a range of endocrine problems including: 

  • Diabetes Mellitus (Type 1 and Type 2)
  • Pituitary, Thyroid and Adrenal disorders
  • Osteoporosis, Bone and Calcium disorders
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and
  • Hyperandrogenism

Exclusion criteria : This service DOES NOT accept referrals for:

  1. Impaired glucose tolerance (IGT, IFG)
  2. Dietary advice for weight reduction, high cholesterol, hypertension or CVD in patients with diabetes.

People falling into the above categories should be referred to Allied Health Professionals

The process for referring a patient is: 

  1. GP/referrer to send electronic referral. We are no longer accepting faxed referrals for this clinic.
  2. The referral will be checked to ensure it is valid. If not valid then extra information will be sourced from the referrer
  3. If valid, the referral will be triaged by clinic doctor
  4. Appointment made as per doctor’s recommendation
  5. Patient notified by confirmation letter as well as a text/call 1 week prior to appointment

For instruction on how to send an electronic referral, please click to see our resources here



A valid referral requires:

  1. Written by a medical practitioner in a private practice or an SMO
  2. Written to a named doctor within the clinic
  3. Signed and dated by referring practitioner and include their Provider Number and place of practice
  4. Include length of referral, unless it is a 12 month referral
  5. Patient to have signed financial consent form.

Please Bring the below to your appointment:

  • Recent blood test results. If you do not have a copy of your results, please bring the name of the pathology company that performed the test so we can follow up with them 
  • A list of all the medicines you are currently taking including any herbal or over the counter medicines
  • Any scans and reports related to your hormone condition.

Is there a waiting list? 


Waiting List Details

All referrals are prioritised and allocated according to criteria

If you hold a valid Medicare card the visit is Bulk Billed.

If you do not hold a Medicare card a fee will be charged on arrival, please contact the clinic for further information.

Please let us know if you need an interpreter. You can contact us telephoning the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) on 131 450. Tell the operator what language you speak, and then ask the interpreter to set up a telephone conversation between you, an interpreter, and us on 9540 7067


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