Department of Health Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
 
Endocrinology and Diabetes

Tel: (08) 6457 2466
Location: 1
st Floor, C Block

Bone and Calcium Disorders

The premier Western Australian unit for management of these disorders. A multi-disciplinary diagnostic and therapeutic service is offered with expertise in:

  • Clinical management
  • Bone densitometry at multiple sites using dual energy X-ray Absorptiometry
  • Radiology of bone disorders including morphometric diagnoses of vertebral fractures.
  • Biochemical evaluation of disorders of calcium metabolism (in conjunction with Path Centre)
  • A wider range of drug availability than is currently obtainable through the PBS
Young Adult Diabetes Service - Welcome Kit

Diabetes

A multi-disciplinary clinic providing a broadly based diagnosis and management service. The unit has access to excellent facilities in the area of diabetes education, dietetics and podiatry, and is active in diabetes research and in teaching, including nurse educators.

Pituitary and Adrenal Disorders

This clinic provides expertise in the management of patients with hypersecretory pituitary and adrenal tumours, non-functioning pituitary tumours and parapituitary lesions eg. Craniopharyngioma and meningioma. Comprehensive biochemical assessment (both static and dynamic) is available as is the full range of pituitary imaging procedures, including dynamic gadolinium enhanced MRI. Facilities available for the management of adrenal disorders include the full range of biochemical techniques, imaging (CT, MRI and scintigraphy) and fine needle aspiration.

Thyroid

The full range of diagnostic services including thyroid aspiration cytology, nuclear medicine techniques and imaging using MRI and Ultrasound are available with the active involvement of two experienced thyroid surgeons and access to oncological services if necessary.

Reproductive Endocrinology

These services include evaluation of patients with ovarian disorders such as polycystic ovary and other female reproductive-related disorders and male gonadal function such as infertility, impotence and hypogonadism.

General Endocrinology

For particular services not specified elsewhere the Department offers a general endocrine service.

Contact Numbers

T: 6457 2466 / 6457 2467
F: 6457 3221
Outpatient Referrals
T: 6457 2467
F: 6457 3221

Specialists Telephone Private Rooms
Head of Department
Dr David Henley
6457 2466  
Head of Diabetes Centre
Dr Joey Kaye
6457 2467  
Dr Chris Glatthaar 6457 2467 9389 1569
Dr Ee Mun Lim 6457 2466  
Dr Vijay Panicker 6457 2466  
Dr Richard Prince 6457 2847 9321 3473
Dr Bronwyn Stuckey 6457 2008 9389 8441
Dr John Walsh 6457 2466  

Outpatient Referrals

Urgent admissions – should be arranged by direct contact with the Endocrine Registrar by paging through the Hospital switchboard (6457 3333).

Non-urgent referrals – only written referrals for outpatient and clinic appointments are accepted.

Please indicate the clinic that you would like your patient to attend at the top of the referral form and mail it to:

The Endocrinology Outpatient Secretary, 1 st Floor, C Block, SCGH or fax (08) 6457 3221.

Bone Densitometry appointments – request forms are available at Gairdner Densitometry Services or by telephoning 6457 3891.

Patient Advice Services

Diabetes Education Unit – counselling and education in obtaining and maintaining good control and management of the disease.

 
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