Dr Sylvia Xu

Sylvia Bio

Dr Nellie Torkamani


Camberwell and Frankston

Dr Sylvia Xu is an adult endocrinologist with special interests in women’s health, reproductive endocrinology and diabetes. She completed physician training in Melbourne at St Vincent’s Hospital, Western Health and Peninsula Health, before undertaking a Fellowship in Diabetes and Female Reproductive Health at Monash Health.

Sylvia has a warm and empathetic consulting manner. She welcomes referrals in all areas of endocrinology including thyroid conditions, pituitary conditions, diabetes mellitus, polycystic ovarian syndrome, weight management, osteoporosis, transgender medicine, and male and female reproductive endocrinology. Sylvia is fluent in Mandarin. 


  • Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)
  • Endocrine Society of Australia
  • Australian Diabetes Society
  • Society of Obstetric Medicine of Australia and New Zealand
  • The Endocrine Society (USA)


Xu S, Inchley F, Nye E, Tan CY, and Renouf D. Intravenous immunoglobulin responsive gastroparesis in a patient with diabetes mellitus. Intern Med J 2019; 49(11): 1455-1456. 

Xu S and Vincent A. Premature ovarian insufficiency. Not ‘too young for menopause’. Medicine Today 2019; 20(9): 55-61. 

Hamblin PS, Wong R, Ekinci EI, Fourlanos S, Shah S, Jones AR, Hare MJL, Calder GL, Seneviratne Epa D, George EM, Giri R, Kotowicz MA, Kyi M, Lafontaine N, MacIsaac RJ, Nolan BJ, O’Neal DN, Renouf D, Varadarajan S, Wong J, Xu S, and Bach LA. SGLT2 Inhibitors Increase the Risk of Diabetic Ketoacidosis Developing in the Community and During Hospital Admission. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2019; 104(8): 3077-3087.

Xu S, Alexander K, Bryant W, Cohen N, Craig ME, Forbes M, Fulcher G, Greenaway T, Harrison N, Holmes-Walker DJ, Howard G, Jackson J, Jenkins A, Kamp M, Kaye J, Sinha A, Stranks S, O’Neal D, and Colman P (The Australian National Adult Insulin Pump Therapy Working Group). Healthcare professional requirements for the care of adult diabetes patients managed with insulin pumps in Australia. Intern Med J 2015; 45(1): 86-93. 

Roberts H, Silva M, and Xu S. Post abortion contraception and its effect on repeat abortions in Auckland, New Zealand. Contraception 2010; 82: 260-5.

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