Endocrinology and Diabetes

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1300 342 255


Clinical Director

Prof. Christopher Gilfillan

Eastern Health Endocrinology & Diabetes comprises a multidisciplinary team of Endocrinologists, Diabetes Nurse Educators, Podiatrists and Dietitians who bring expertise and excellent, compassionate care to our patients.

Through the Endocrine Clinical Research Unit (ECRU), we run clinical trials of new diabetes medications which contribute to the global effort of understanding more about these new medications.

We manage the following conditions in adults:

  • Diabetes, including Gestational Diabetes
  • Diabetic Foot Disease
  • Thyroid Disorders and Thyroid Cancer
  • Osteoporosis
  • Metabolic Bone Disorders
  • Adrenal Diseases
  • Pituitary Diseases
  • Male and Female Reproductive Hormone Disorders
  • Metabolic Syndrome (obesity, high fats in the blood)
  • Genetic Hormone Disorders


1. Inpatient Units at Box Hill Hospital and Maroondah Hospital
2. Outpatient Clinics
3. Diabetes Education
4. Podiatry
5. Eastern Clinical Research Unit

To read the biographies of Eastern Health endocrinology and diabetes clinicians.