Meet Our Team

Meet our personal and compassionate team of three who will guide you along with your surgery…

Clin. Prof Mark Sywak

Clin. Prof 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 is 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.


  • Minimally invasive parathyroid surgery
  • Thyroidectomy and minimally invasive thyroid surgery
  • Laparoscopic adrenalectomy
  • Thyroid and parathyroid ultrasound


  • 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


  • 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

Accredited Hospitals:

  • North Shore Private Hospital
  • Mater Hospital North Sydney
  • Royal North Shore Hospital
  • Northern Beaches Hospital

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

Meet Shannon – Medical PA

Shannon is ready to assist and guide our patients through the appointments and treatments with her positive and bubbly personality.

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Level 2, Suite 202, 69 Christie Street,
St Leonards, NSW, 2065


Tel: 02 9030 1652
Fax: 02 9030 1655

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 8:30am to 4:00pm



Northern Beaches Hospital, Suite 15, Level 7, Lift A, 105 Frenchs Forest Road (West)
Frenchs Forest , NSW, 2086