Endocrinology Clinical Committee of the Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce

Information about the Endocrinology Clinical Committee - MBS item range, membership and meeting dates.

Page last updated: 05 February 2018

MBS item range
Meeting dates
Working Groups


Report from the Endocrinology Clinical Committee

MBS item range

Total – 17 MBS Items
MBS Category 2 – Diagnostic Procedures and Investigations
  • Group D1 – Miscellaneous Diagnostic Procedures and Investigations
    • Subgroup 10 – Other Diagnostic Procedures and Investigations
      12201 (1 item)
MBS Category 3 – Therapeutic Procedures
  • Group T8 – Surgical Operations
    • Subgroup 1 – General
      30097 - 30324 (16 items)


  • Professor Jonathan Serpell (Chair) - Head, Breast, Endocrine & General Surgery, The Alfred; Professor & Director, General Surgery, The Alfred, Monash University; Chairman, Section of Endocrine Surgeons, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons; President, Australian Endocrine Surgeons
  • Professor Timothy Davis - Winthrop Professor of Medicine, University of Western Australia; Consultant Physician, Fremantle Hospital
  • Professor Duncan Topliss - Director, Endocrinology & Diabetes, Alfred Health
  • Associate Professor Roderick Clifton-Bligh - Endocrinologist, Royal North Shore Hospital
  • Professor Stan Sidhu - Professor of Surgery & Head of Endocrine Surgical Unit, University of Sydney & Royal North Shore Hospital; Professor, Surgery, Northern Clinical School, Kolling Institute of Medical Research, University of Sydney; President, Australian and New Zealand Endocrine Surgeons
  • Dr Christopher Pyke - Surgeon, Mater Private Hospital Brisbane & Mater Private Breast Cancer Centre
  • Mr Peter Malycha - Director, Endocrine Surgery, Royal Adelaide Hospital; Clinical Lecturer, Department of Surgery, University of Adelaide; Consultant Surgeon, Adelaide Women’s and Children’s Hospital; Clinical Director, Translational Research Institute, Princess Alexandra Hospital - Centres for Health Research
  • Ms Helen Maxwell-Wright - Director, Maxwell-Wright Associates; Panel of Chairs, Monitoring Committee, Medicines Australia; Quality & Safety Committee, Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists; Chair, Community Advisory Group, College of Intensive Care Medicine; Consumer Representative
  • Dr Suzanne Silberberg - Consultant Endocrinologist, Private practice
  • Ms Janne Graham - Consumer Representative
  • Dr Allan Wycherly - Head, Nuclear Medicine Unit, Division of Medical Imaging, Flinders Medical Centre
  • Professor Hans Schnieder - MD, FRACP, FRCPA, FACB, Director, Alfred Pathology Service, Monash University
  • Dr Joanne Nankervis - GP, Advisor to Diabetes Projects at the Inner North West Medicare Local, Lecturer, University of Melbourne
  • Professor Bruce Robinson - MBS Review Taskforce (Ex-Officio)

Meeting dates

  • 9 May 2016
  • 28 May 2016
  • 11 July 2016
  • 3 August 2016
  • 5 December 2017

Working Groups