Ringwood and Mooroolbark (03) 9725-3003
North Melbourne (03) 9326-8622

Dr Shirley Elkassaby, MBBS FRACP PhD


Ringwood and Mooroolbark (03) 9725-3003

North Melbourne (03) 9326-8622

Dr Shirley Elkassaby

Dr Shirley Elkassaby is an endocrinologist in Ringwood and North Melbourne who provides evidence-based, holistic care to her patients and takes pride in excellent communication with both patients and referring doctors.

She studied medicine at Monash University and completed her Endocrinology training in Melbourne and in the UK. She completed her PhD at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research. She currently has public hospital appointments at The Royal Melbourne Hospital and Eastern Health and is involved in teaching medical students and advanced trainees. She is a member of Australian Diabetes Society, Endocrine Society of Australia and Royal Australasian College of Physicians.  To make an appointment, please visit the Contact page.

Below is a list of typical endocrine disorders that Dr Elkassaby has experience in managing

  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Thyroid nodules
  • Osteoporosis
  • Calcium and bone disorders
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Pituitary disorders
  • Addisons disease
  • Cushings disease
  • Male hypogonadism (Low Testosterone)
  • Menopause and premature menopause
  • Amenorrhoea, ¬†Oligomenorrhoea,
  • PCOS
  • Obesity