Professor John Burgess

Endocrinologist MBBS, PhD, MD, FRACP

Professor Burgess (MBBS, PhD, MD, FRACP) is a consultant endocrinologist at the Royal Hobart Hospital, the Professor of Endocrinology at University of Tasmania, and Director of the Endocrinology Laboratory at the RHH.  After attaining Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, he completed an MD examining factors influencing clinical expression of tumours in Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia type 1, and subsequently a PhD investigating the epidemiology of papillary thyroid carcinoma.

Skills and Expertise

Dr Burgess is the physician in charge of the Endocrine Neoplasia Clinic and the Thyroid Clinic at the RHH.  He maintains an active research interest in relation to both endocrine neoplastic conditions as well as iodine nutrition and thyroid disease.