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Starship Paediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology

Contact Details

Greenlane Clinical Centre

Non-urgent calls or questions

Diabetes: calls to Diabetes Nurse Specialists can be made to DDI number (09) 631 0790 between 1pm and 4pm weekdays or email

Endocrinology: through the team support DDI (09) 307 4949 ext 26884 and please leave message, or email

214 Green Lane West One Tree Hill Auckland 1051
Private Bag 92 189 Auckland Mail Centre Auckland 1142

The Starship Paediatric Diabetes and Endocrine service is a regional or Auckland-wide service providing care for all children with diabetes and endocrine disorders throughout the greater Auckland area.

Paediatric Diabetes service

The Diabetes service cares for children from the greater Auckland region for both inpatient and outpatient needs. It is a multidisciplinary clinic setting, accepting New Patients till  15 years of age.

Inpatient education is based at Starship Hospital: Ward 26a.

Acutely unwell patients are seen first in the Starship Children's Emergency Department.

Outpatient education including insulin pump starts, family follow-ups, psychology and dietetics is provided in the Paediatric Diabetes Centre at the Greenlane Clinical Centre.

Outpatient clinics as follows: Greenlane at Reception C (Monday, Tuesday and Friday), Ground Floor, Greenlane Clinical Centre, with a satellite clinic at the Botany Downs SuperClinic, Henderson and Pukekohe.

These clinics are multidisciplinary clinics where there are paediatric endocrinologists, doctors-in-training (fellows or registrars), nurse specialists and allied health staff.

Paediatric Endocrine Service
The Endocrine service cares for children in both the inpatient and outpatient setting, from the greater Auckland region.

Inpatient education is based at Starship Hospital: Ward 26a.

Outpatient clinics are held at Reception C, Ground Floor, Greenlane Clinical Centre. These clinics are consultant-led clinics, by a paediatric endocrinologist with doctors-in-training (fellows or registrars). There is also an endocrine nurse specialist, primarily involved with follow-up of congenital hypothyroidism.

Endocrine dynamic testing is performed by the endocrine nurses (adult) at Level 1, Greenlane Clinical Centre in consultation with our service.


  • Dr Benjamin Albert, Paediatric Endocrinologist
  • Dr Philippa Carter, Paediatrician and Endocrinologist
  • Dr Wayne Cutfield, Paediatrician and Endocrinologist
  • Dr Alistair Gunn, Paediatrician and Endocrinologist
  • Dr Paul Hofman, Paediatrician and Endocrinologist
  • Dr Craig Jefferies, Paediatrician and Endocrinologist
  • Dr Frances Mouat, Paediatrician and Endocrinologist

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