Dr Rick Cutfield has been Clinical Director of the Endocrinology & Diabetes Division at Waitemata DHB since 1985 and been in private practice with the Medical Specialist Group since its inception in 1990.  He graduated from Auckland Medical School and did his post-graduate training in Auckland and the USA.  He moved back to Auckland in 1984 as a Specialist Physician and Endocrinologist at North Shore Hospital.  He is active in teaching, clinical research and all aspects of diabetes, endocrinology and general medicine.  He has been President and is now life-member of the New Zealand Society for the Study of Diabetes and is Patron of Diabetes New Zealand (Auckland).  Rick has particular experience in the management of:

  • Diabetes - all aspects of management and complications.
  • Thyroid disease - especially thyrotoxicosis and hypothyroidism.
  • Osteoporosis.
  • Pituitary and adrenal disorders.
  • Male hypogonadism.
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome.
  • Hyperlipidaemia and hypertension.

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