About A/Prof Mark Sywak
A/Prof Mark Sywak, providing Endocrine surgery in St Leonards, Sydney, Australia.
Endocrine surgery refers to operations on one or more of the endocrine glands. These glands secrete hormones into the bloodstream, and have an important influence over the functions of almost all cells in the body. Endocrine surgeons are surgeons with special expertise and training in operations on a number of the endocrine glands including the thyroid gland, the parathyroid glands, the adrenal glands, the endocrine pancreas, and some neuroendocrine glands. Endocrine surgeons work closely with their medical colleagues, endocrinologists, who are often the doctors who will be responsible for both the initial diagnosis and investigation of endocrine disorders. Endocrine surgeons also work with nuclear medicine physicians, radiologists, pathologists, geneticists and anaesthetists.