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Dr Matthew Sawyer

Endocrinologist and Diabetes Specialist

Dr Matthew Sawyer is an Endocrinologist and Diabetes Specialist based in Melbourne. Dr Sawyer sees patients with all types of endocrinology and diabetes related conditions and runs Weight Loss Clinic.

For information on consulting locations and making an appointment, please contact our office at Heart of Melbourne.

PROFILE

Dr Matthew Sawyer is an Endocrinologist and diabetes specialist, experienced in all areas of endocrinology.

 

Dr Sawyer initially worked as a pharmacist for a number of years after graduating from Monash University’s Victorian College of Pharmacy with First Class Honours. He went on to study medicine at Deakin University and subsequently completed his specialist physician training at Monash Health, Eastern Health and St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne.

 

Dr Sawyer’s research has been published in international and national journals and he has presented at various conferences. He has broad clinical interests and welcomes referrals in all areas of endocrinology.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP)

Bachelor of Pharmacy (with Honours)

Graduate Certificate in Pharmacy Practice

Dr Sawyer is affiliated with the following hospitals:

 

  • Knox Private Hospital, Wantirna

  • Werribee Mercy Hospital, Werribee

 
SPECIAL INTERESTS AND SERVICES

  • Diabetes - all types

  • Thyroid and parathyroid disease

  • Osteoporosis and bone health

  • Weight management and metabolic risk

  • Lipid disorders

  • Adrenal disorders

  • Pituitary disease

  • Men’s and women’s hormonal issues

  • Endocrine disorders in pregnancy, including gestational diabetes

  • Electrolyte disorders of sodium, calcium and phosphate imbalance

  • Hypoglycaemia

 
REFERRALS & FEES

Dr Sawyer does not routinely bulk bill, however he discounts for pensioners and healthcare cardholders. You do not need to have private health insurance for an appointment. 

You can only obtain the Medicare refund if you have been referred by another medical practitioner so please bring along your referral with you on the day.

Private Hospital Care

Dr Sawyer participates in the 'No-GAP' cover with most of the private health insurance companies. This means that any ‘out of pocket’ doctor’s fees for your medical care in a private hospital will be kept to a minimum. Our office will provide further details at the time of your admission.