Prof Katherine Samaras
MBBS PhD FRACPVisit specialist website
Languages: English, Greek
Areas of Interest
- Polycystic ovary syndrome
- Thyroid disease
St Vincent’s Private Hospital Sydney, NSW
Prof Katherine Samaras is a consultant physician and endocrinologist with a mandate to improve physical and mental health and well-being through optimising nutritional therapy, physical activity and, where necessary, appropriate pharmacological therapyProfessor Samaras participates in clinical care in endocrinology and metabolism, including diabetes, metabolism and obesity, thyroid conditions, polycystic ovary syndrome, thyroid conditions, thyroid cancer, osteoporosis and adrenal and pituitary conditions. She and her highly trained team are dedicated to the best health outcomes of people with endocrine conditions.
Professor Samaras participates in clinical research in diabetes, obesity and their prevention and has published over 140 research papers, technical reviews and textbook chapters. She actively participates in advocacy for better physical health for people with severe mental illness and intellectual disability, as a founding member of iPHyS and the HeAL Declaration.
She is the clinical face for NSW Health’s Make Healthy Normal campaign and edits the open access specialty obesity journal Frontiers in Endocrinology, Obesity.