Professor Diana Learoyd
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A/Prof Diana Learoyd

A/Prof Diana Learoyd
MBBS (Hons) FRACP PhD, Endocrinologist

Languages spoken


Expert in


Interested in

Thyroid disease of all types



North Shore
North Shore

North Shore Health Hub, Tower A, Level 1, 7 Westbourne Street, St Leonards NSW 2065, Australia

-33.82024297423824, 151.19062046149045

Specialises in

Head & neck cancer
Condition/Cancer/Head and Neck Cancer

Special clinical interest in thyroid disease of all types

Diana Learoyd is an Endocrinologist and an Associate Professor at the Sydney Medical School (University of Sydney). She trained at Royal North Shore RNSH and spent a year at King’s College Hospital Denmark Hill London, researching thyroid autoimmunity. She completed her PhD in the Kolling Institute of the University of Sydney in 1999, in the genetics of thyroid cancer, and of MEN2. She became a fulltime clinical academic consultant at RNSH in 1998 and has been the Director of Clinical Training at RNSH and the Co-Director of Physician Training. Her current university roles include stage 3 (final stage) lead, long case lead and MD project Co-ordinator for the Sydney Medical School at RNSH. She set up a thyroid cancer medical database at RNSH with a NSW Cancer Institute grant. She has had a major role in the TKI clinical trials run at RNSH, for both DTC and MTC patients. She currently co-runs the endocrine tumour MDT, and has a busy clinical practice in general endocrinology with a special interest in thyroid disease of all types.