BSc(Med)MBBS (Hons), MPH, FRACP, PhD
Dr Veronica Preda enjoys managing all aspects of endocrinology including: Type I and II diabetes (including pumps); thyroid disease; endocrine disorders during pregnancy; PCOS; osteoporosis and bone health; pituitary and adrenal disease; neuroendocrine tumours and cancer genetic syndromes related to endocrinology.
BSc(Med), MBBS, FRACS, MMed/Surg
Dr Tamara Preda is a Sydney based specialist in breast and endocrine surgery with a background in general surgery. She has extensive knowledge and experience in the management of benign and malignant conditions of the breast, as well as thyroid and parathyroid disease, and is a Lecturer in Surgery for the University of Notre Dame.
Since graduating from Medicine at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Dr Tamara Preda has gained a wealth of training and experience across some of Australia’s most well established and busiest breast cancer and general surgery units. In turn, she has become a highly capable specialist in breast and endocrine surgery.
Upon completion of her medical degrees in 2004, Tamara began her surgical traineeship across multiple Sydney hospital networks, including Sydney South West, Northern Sydney- Central Coast and South Eastern Sydney, earning a Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. She undertook and two further additional dedicated Breast Endocrine Fellowships at the prestigious Royal Adelaide Hospital and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth. She has extensive experience with surgical teaching, with an ongoing active academic role at the University of Notre Dame’s surgical program. She continues to publish and contribute to the field of breast-endocrine surgery.
Dr Preda worked for 3 years as a VMO surgeon at Liverpool Hospital and continues to work as a VMO surgeon at Breastscreen Northern Sydney/Central Coast. She has admitting rights at St Vincent’s Private, Macquarie University Hospital and Prince of Wales Private Hospitals.
Preda T, McGrath R, Bingham J, Fawcett A, O'Dea C, Bochner M, Gill PG, Kollias J. How much does axillary ultrasound contribute in women undergoing breast‐conserving surgery with no palpable axillary nodes?. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2020 Jan 20.
Wu YF, Namboodiri D, Ng H, Davidson A, Champion B, Preda V. Pituitary thyrotrophinoma in pregnancy and review of the literature. Pituitary. In press.
Wu, YF, Lu K, Girgis C, Preda M, Preda V. Pelvic insufficiency fractures in pregnancy and systematic review. Osteoporosis International. In press
Namboodiri D, Ng HY, Zala A, Magnussen J, Davidson A, Champion B, Preda V. Macrogonadotropinoma, a venous thromboembolic event and asymptomatic extensive periventricular white matter changes in a patient with Klinefelter syndrome. Clinical Case Reports. 2020 Apr;8(4):675-9.
Preda VA, Chitoni M, Talbot D, Reed N, Grossman AB. Primary ovarian carcinoid: extensive clinical experience with an underrecognized uncommon entity. International Journal of Gynecologic Cancer. 2018 Mar 1;28(3).
Ng HY, Namboodiri D, Learoyd D, Davidson A, Champion B, Preda V. Clinical challenges of a co-secreting TSH/GH pituitary adenoma. Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Case Reports. 2019 Sep 17;2019(1).
Preda V, Learoyd D, Clifton-Bligh R. Hypothyroidism. Book chapter. Oxford Desk Reference Editors Turner H, Grossman AB. 2017 In Press
McGrath RT, Donnelly VC, Glastras SJ, Preda VA, Sheriff N, Ward P, Hocking SL, Fulcher GR. Evaluation of Blood Glucose Meter Efficacy in an Antenatal Diabetes Clinic. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2015 Oct 6.
McGrath RT, Preda VA, Clifton-Bligh P, Robinson B, Sywak M, Delbridge L, Ward P, Clifton-Bligh RJ, Learoyd DL. Is there a role for an ultrasensitive thyroglobulin assay in patients with serum antithyroglobulin antibodies? A large (Australian) cohort study in differentiated thyroid cancer. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2015 Feb 5.
Preda V, Korbonits M, Cudlip S, Karavitaki N, Grossman AB. Low rate of germline AIP mutations in patients with apparently sporadic pituitary adenomas before the age of 40: a single-centre adult cohort. Eur J Endocrinol. 2014 Nov;171(5):659-66.
Larkin SJ, Preda V, Karavitaki N, Grossman A, Ansorge O. BRAF V600E mutations are characteristic for papillary craniopharyngioma and may coexist with CTNNB1-mutated adamantinomatous craniopharyngioma. Acta Neuropathol. 2014;127(6):927-9.
Preda V, Learoyd D, Clifton-Bligh R. Hypothyroidism. Book chapter. Oxford Desk Reference Editors Turner H, Grossman AB. 2014 In Press
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