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Dr Fiona Britten

Specialty: Endocrinology
Clinical Interests: General and obstetric endocrinology including diabetes, thyroid disease, osteoporosis, pituitary and adrenal disorders.
Practices at: MMPB MPHB
Phone 07 3831 1733
Fax07 3831 1933
Email[email protected]

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Brisbane Diabetes Endocrinology
Suite 7, Level 5, 201 Wickham Tce
Brisbane QLD 4001
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Fiona Britten is a Consultant Endocrinologist and Obstetric Physician providing private outpatient care at Brisbane Diabetes Endocrinology on Wickham Terrace and inpatient care at Mater Mothers’ and Mater Private Hospitals. She also has a public appointment at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s hospital where she works as an Obstetric Physician co-leading the Pregnancy Endocrinology Clinic.

Dr Britten completed a dual degree Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in 2000, majoring in biomedical science and pharmacology.  She completed her Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery in 2004, followed by physician training and advanced training in Endocrinology and Obstetric Medicine, obtaining her Obstetric Medicine Certificate.

She is a current member the Maternal Mortality Subcommittee of the Queensland Maternal and Perinatal Quality Council. In addition, she is a a member of the Endocrine Society of Australia, the Australian Diabetes Society, the Australian Menopause Society and the Society of Obstetric Medicine of Australia and New Zealand.    

Dr Britten has experience in all areas of endocrinology including managing patients with diabetes, thyroid disorders, osteoporosis, menopause, pituitary disorders and adrenal disorders.  She has a special interest in managing endocrine disorders during pregnancy including gestational diabetes, type 1 and type 2 diabetes as well as general obstetric medicine.

Dr Britten also has a keen interest in teaching and has worked as a course coordinator for the Year 3 Medical Students at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital.

She is currently completing a PhD at the University of Queensland examining the physiology of lactation and reasons for breastfeeding difficulty in mothers with Type 2 diabetes and has recently co-authored a number of papers in endocrinology and obstetric medicine.

Dr Britten believes that good communication is the foundation to any doctor-patient relationship. She aims to empower patients to understand their condition so they can make informed decisions about their own health.  

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