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Endocrinology and Diabetes Mellitus

The Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes Mellitus provides care for patients with all types of diabetes mellitus and with a wide range of recognised conditions affecting hormone production.

Services

Our multi-disciplinary team work across the following speciality areas:

  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Thyroid nodules/thyroid cancer
  • Neuroendocrine tumours (MDT includes adrenal lesions)
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Solid organ pancreas transplant

Services include:

Diabetes

  • Diabetes day care services
  • General diabetes outpatient clinics
  • Specialist diabetes outpatient clinics
  • Inpatient diabetes consult services
  • Cystic fibrosis-related diabetes inpatient and outpatient services
  • DAFNE courses – structured education in type 1 diabetes mellitus

Endocrine

  • General endocrine clinics
  • Neuroendocrine tumour clinics, in partnership with Prof. Dermot O’Toole
  • Dynamic endocrine function testing
  • Inpatient endocrinology consult service
  • Podiatry
  • Thyroid outpatient clinics
  • Radioiodine treatment for hyperthyroidism, in partnership with nuclear medicine
  • Pituitary and gonadal disease clinics
  • Metabolic bone disease clinic and laboratory service
  • Venous sampling studies, in partnership with interventional radiology

Consultants

Note:

Weight loss management and gender dysphoria clinic services are provided at St Columcille’s Hospital Loughlinstown, Co. Dublin
Please contact (01) 211 5042 for Weight Management and (01) 211 5270 for Gender Dysphoria

Clinics

Contact information

  • For endocrinology and neuroendocrine tumour services:
    • tel: (01) 221 4407
    • fax: (01) 221 4029

Referral information

We accept consultant and GP referrals to our outpatient service.  Referrals to the podiatry service should be faxed to (01) 221 3427.

Useful links

Contact

email:   diabetescentre@svuh.ie
tel:        (01) 221 4527/3105
fax:       (01) 221 4029

Location

1st Floor
Clinical Services Building
St. Vincent’s University Hospital
Elm Park
Dublin 4

Opening Hours

Mon to Fri: 08:30 – 17:00