A/Prof. Mark SywakSpecialist Endocrine Surgeon

A/Prof. Mark SywakA/Prof. Mark Sywak
Clin. A/Professor. Mark Sywak is a specialist Endocrine Surgeon focused on the treatment of patients with thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal problems. He performs over 500 endocrine surgery procedures per year
He is a graduate of the University of Sydney Medical School and a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Dr Sywak was Head of the Department of Endocrine and Oncology Surgery at Royal North Shore Hospital and a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Sydney. He has a strong interest in thyroid cancer research and is heavily involved in surgical training as the Supervisor of Surgical Training for the Northern Sydney rotation of the College of Surgeons.
 
Qualifications
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Master of Medicine Clinical Epidemiology (MMed) 2009
  • University of Sydney Medical School (MBBS) 1992
  • Medical Board of Australia
Post-graduate Training
  • Fellow in Endocrine Surgery and Surgical Oncology, University of Calgary and Tom Baker Cancer Center, Canada 2001-2003
  • Specialty training in General Surgery Royal North Shore Hospital 1997-2000
Memberships
  • Australian Endocrine Surgeons
  • American Associations of Endocrine Surgeons
  • International Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  • Asian Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  • Australian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine
  • Australian Medical Association
Professional Activities
  • Supervisor of Surgical training for Northern Sydney rotation of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Head of Department of Endocrine and Oncology Surgery Royal North Shore Hospital
  • Head of General Surgery Department North Shore Private Hospital
  • Convenor of Endocrine Section, 81st Annual Scientific Congress Royal
  • Australasian College of Surgeons, Kuala Lumpur, May 2012
  • Invited Speaker Asian Association of Endocrine Surgeons Scientific Meeting, Singapore March 2012
  • Invited Speaker Asian and Oceania Thyroid Association Congress, October 2012
  • Accredited at the Following Hospitals

    Northern Beaches Hospital

    Royal North Shore Hospital

    North Shore Private Hospital

    Mater Hospital, North Sydney

  • Appointments

    Public Officer, Australian Endocrine Surgeons

    Previous Head of Department, Endocrine and Oncology Unit, University of Sydney

    Clinical Associate Professor, University of Sydney

  • Special Interests

    Thyroid and parathyroid ultrasound

    Posterior retro-peritoneoscopic Adrenalectomy

    Neuroendocrine Tumours

    Minimally Invasive Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery

    Laparoscopic Adrenal Surgery

  • Associations

    International Association of Endocrine Surgeons (IAES)

    Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

    Asian Association of Endocrine Surgeons

    American Association of Endocrine Surgeons (AAES)

Practice Locations

Contact Details

Australian & New Zealand Endocrine Surgeons

Suite 202 Level 2 AMA House 69 Christie Street ST LEONARDS, NSW 2065

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