For patients

The Department offers a number of weekly clinics for outpatients, including diabetes, general endocrinology (thyroid, pituitary, adrenal), metabolic nutrition (obesity) and bone and calcium disorders.



Bone & calcium clinic: Monday am and pm

Diabetes Assessment Clinic: Tuesday pm

Complex Diabetes Clinic: Wednesday am

Endocrine clinic: Thursday pm

Metabolic Nutrition (obesity) clinic: Thursday (fortnightly) pm

Endocrine Testing Unit: Wednesday pm and Thursday pm (located at The Garvan Institute of Medical Research)

To make an appointment
Once a referral is received from your Doctor, an appointment is automatically scheduled and a letter is sent to the patient notifying him/her of the appointment details.

Appointments can be made or changed by telephoning the Ambulatory Care Department (Outpatients) on (02) 8382 3110. Note that changing appointments can lengthen wait times.


Clinic Locations

St Vincent’s Public Hospital: Level 3 Xavier Building, Clinic C 390 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst 

Information on getting here

Endocrine Testing Unit: Garvan Institute of Medical Research 384 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst

Information on getting here


Patient Resources

If you have been referred to the Endocrine Testing Unit for a test, you can download information sheets as appropriate to you by clicking on the below links: 

Insulin Tolerance Test

Shorth Synacthen Test

2 hour Glucose Tolerance Test

3 hour Glucose Tolerance Test

5 hour Glucose Tolerance Test

Water Deprivation Test

Useful links