Endocrine and Metabolic Service

The Endocrine and Metabolic Service is a multidisciplinary clinic which treats girls and women with endocrine and metabolic problems that may affect fertility, future fertility and reproductive health.

Specialities

  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and hyperandrogenism
  • Irregular ovulation or anovulation
  • Amenorrhoea
  • Hyperprolactinaemia and other neuroendocrine disorders
  • Premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) or risk of POI
  • Genetic issues with reproductive significance
  • Gender identity/dysphoria conditions
  • Transitioning from paediatric services with reproductive endocrine issues

Clinical inclusion

  • Patients within reproductive age where  an endocrine or metabolic aetiology is suspected
  • Patients at risk of fertility from a medical condition or its treatment
  • Patients transitioning from paediatric services

Frequency

  • Endocrine/Metabolic clinic - Thursday mornings

Staff

  • Reproductive endocrinologists
  • Endocrinologist
  • Gynaecologists
  • Adolescent Gynaecology Fellows
  • Dietitians
  • Counsellors
  • Health-Wise nurses
  • Administrative team

Triage

Triage staff may assign your referral to a clinic with a shorter waiting time and the most appropriate speciality focus. More comprehensive referrals are usually seen more quickly.

Referral

Please complete and fax the Fast Fax Referral form found on the Reproductive Services referrals page to the Fast Fax Referrals number or call Reproductive Services/Endocrine & Metabolic Services Reception.

Patients require a referral from a GP or other health provider.

Urgent referral

For very urgent referrals please call the Women’s Hospital Main reception to page the on-call Reproductive Services Registrar. Otherwise call Endocrine and Metabolic Services Reception to arrange a prompt referral. 

Appointment notification

Appointment details will be sent directly to the patient and the GP will be notified.


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