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Dr Czarina Mendoza-Cruz is a consultant specialist in paediatric endocrinology. She graduated with Honours from the University of NSW and completed general paediatric and paediatric endocrinology training in the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. She has private consulting rooms at The Paediatric Specialists in North Strathfield, The Children’s Clinic in Woollahra and Southern Endocrine in Sutherland. Her clinical areas of expertise include the management of children and adolescents with diabetes mellitus, including insulin pump therapy, overweight, insulin resistance, pre-diabetes, hyperinsulinaemic ovarian hyperandrogenism, polycystic ovarian syndrome, short stature, delayed or precocious puberty and disorders of pituitary, thyroid or adrenal function. Her patients have access to specialised endocrine testing at Sydney Children’s Hospital at Randwick and The Children’s Hospital at Westmead.

  • Awarded Teacher of the Year, Prince of Wales Hospital 2001
  • Awarded Australian Paediatric Endocrine Care Research Grant 2008
  • Awarded Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation Research Grant 2008
  • Awarded Best Research Presentation in the Annual New South Wales Trainee
  • Research Meeting – Paediatric & Child Health category. The Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Sydney. November 2011
  • Staff specialist at Sydney Children’s Hospital Randwick 2013
  • Staff specialist at Campbelltown Hospitals 2012 – present
  • Conjoint Paediatric Lecturer at the University of NSW 2005 – present
  • On the Paediatric Curriculum Committee for University of NSW 2012 – present
  • Examiner for Diploma of Paediatrics and medical student exams (UNSW)
  • Also provides lectures in Paediatric Endocrinology at the University of Western Sydney and Notre Dame University
  • Undertaking a Masters of Research in Paediatric Adrenal Disorders


  • Interests outside medicine:  dancing, theatre and concerts