About Dr Vanita Toogood
Dr Vanita Toogood is an Australian Endocrinologist who is committed to helping patients manage diabetes and other endocrine problems. She provides a personalised evidenced based approach for patients with endocrine problems and diabetes. Patients find her to be compassionate and understanding whilst being professional and competent.
She completed her medical degree at Sydney University and her training at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Concord Hospital, and the Garvan Institute of Medical Research. She has completed a fellowship year in pituitary disease and research into pituitary conditions.
Vanita's areas of interest are broad and include:
- diabetes (type 1, type 2 and pregnancy related)
- insulin resistance (including metabolic syndrome and polycystic ovarian syndrome)
- pituitary disorders
- thyroid disorders
- calcium and bone disorders (including osteoporosis and hyperparathyroidism)
- endocrine disorders in pregnancy
- adrenal disorders
Dr Toogood regularly attends national and international meetings and has ongoing research at The Garvan Institute of Medical Research in the area of Type 2 Diabetes and how it relates to Cushing’s Syndrome