Associate Professor Geoff Braatvedt is an Endocrinologist, Diabetologist and Physician working at Green Lane and Auckland City Hospitals and in private practice at the Mercy Specialist Centre. He was also a Director and reporting Doctor for Auckland Bone Densitometry. He did his undergraduate training in Cape Town (MbChB 1981 with Honours), and after 5 years of post-graduate training in South Africa, moved to the UK in 1986 for specialist training ( MRCP 1987  and MD 1991). He moved to Auckland in 1992 and was appointed to a specialist post in 1992 (FRACP 1992). He was promoted to Associate Professor in 2002. He has an active teaching role at the medical school, and has research interests in many aspects of Endocrinology with >65 published papers.

Geoff’s special clinical interests and expertise include the management of adults with:

  • Diabetes - including insulin pumps
  • Thyroid disease
    • thyroid cancer management including radioiodine
    • thyroid ultrasound and ultrasound guided needle biopsy of thyroid nodules
    • thyrotoxicosis and hypothyroidism
  • Osteoporosis, bone density measurement and reporting
  • Adrenal disorders including Addison’s disease
  • Pituitary disease including acromegaly, Cushing syndrome
  • PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) and hirsutism
  • Obesity and disorders associated with obesity
  • Male hypogonadism and erectile dysfunction

For appointments please Ph: (09) 623 1170, Fax: (09) 623 1172, 8am until 5pm, Monday to Friday.