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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
  • Complex 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  / (01) 211 5307 / martina.kennedy2@hse.ie for The National Gender Service

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