Dr Katherine Bate


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Dr Katherine Bate – MBChB, PhD, FRACP

Dr Katherine Bate graduated with MBChB from the University of Otago, New Zealand in 1991.  She completed her specialist qualification as an endocrinologist and general physician in 1998, before undertaking a PhD studying the basic mechanisms contributing to the development of Type 2 diabetes.

Dr Bate works at three public hospitals (Austin Health, Mercy Health and the Royal Melbourne Hospital) as an endocrinologist, general physician and obstetric physician.  She also teaches medical students and has an honorary position at the University of Melbourne.  She is a local examiner for the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

In her private practice at the Endocrine Specialist Centre, Dr Bate welcomes referrals for a wide range of endocrine issues including:

Specialties –

  • Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
  • Thyroid
  • Pituitary
  • Adrenal Disorders
  • Osteoporosis

She has a particular interest in endocrine issues for women including:

  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome.

Dr Bate has admitting rights at Warringal Private Hospital, providing scope for in-patient care in a private hospital.

Dr Bate is dedicated to providing an excellent standard of patient-centred care, with up-to-date treatment tailored to the individual.