Dr Michael Thompson

Endocrinologist BMed Sc (Hons) MBBS FRACP

Skills and Expertise

Michael enjoys all aspects of Endocrinology, including diabetes, osteoporosis, weight management, thyroid and parathyroid problems. He has trained with some of Australia’s leading experts in osteoporosis and medical weight management at the Austin Hospital Endocrine Centre of Excellence. Since returning to Hobart, Michael has helped to establish a multidisciplinary weight management program at Your Health Hub and developed the Endocrine Metabolic Bone Disease (Osteoporosis) and Medical Weight Management Clinicsat the Royal Hobart Hospital.

Michael has received numerous prizes including the inaugural Tasmanian AMA President’s Award for Excellence, the Tasmanian RACP Physicians Prize and RCPA Pathology Scholarship, Vice Chancellor’s Leadership Award and the Tasmanian RACP Trainee Research Award (2014, 2018 & 2020). Michael is a keen educator and has held various competitive teaching posts with the University of Tasmania (Senior Lecturer and Examiner), Postgraduate Medical Council of Tasmania and Royal Hobart Hospital (Medical Education Advisor and Chief Registrar). He enjoys using these skills to help educate patients about their health, medical condition(s) and how these can be best managed.

Meet Dr Michael Thompson

Michael is an avid bushwalker and trail runner. He is currently training to run the Overland Track.