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Specialist Details

Dr Mark Podgorski


SpecialtyRheumatology
 
QualificationMB BS (Hons) MD, MHL, FRACP
 
GenderM
 
Practice 151 Palmerston Road
HORNSBY
Phone: (02) 9482-1300
Fax: (02) 9477-6665
 
Practice 2Suite 14, 60 Cecil Avenue
CASTLE HILL
Phone: (02) 9482-1300
Fax: (02) 8850-1000
 
Practice 366 Pacific Highway
ST LEONARDS
Phone: (02) 9901-3211
Fax: (02) 9437-9880
 
 
Profile

Dr Podgorski graduated MB BS (Honours) from Sydney University in 1980, and became an Intern and Resident Medical Officer at St George Hospital, Sydney, in 1980 and 1981. Between 1982 and 1985 he was Junior Medical Registrar and Medical Registrar at St George Hospital, and Senior Rheumatology Registrar in 1984 and in 1985 became Senior Rheumatology Registrar at Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney. He took a position as Rheumatology Registrar at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath, UK between 1986 and 1987, where he undertook further training in General Rheumatology, Connective Tissue Diseases, Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine, Joint injection, and Diagnostic Arthroscopy. He was also involved in postgraduate teaching in conjunction with Bristol Royal Infirmary and Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK, before becoming a Rheumatology Research Registrar at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases and Bath Arthritis Research Centre, Bath, UK. From 1989 to the present he has been a consultant Rheumatologist with Visiting Medical Officer appointments to Sydney Adventist Hospital, Hornsby Kuring-gai Hospital, Mater Misericordiae Hospital (North Sydney), The Hills Private Hospital (Baulkham Hills), Mt Wilga Rehabilitation Hospital (Hornsby), Dalcross Private Hospital (Killara), and Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards. He also completed a Master of Health Law at the University of Sydney in 2001.

 
Research

Dr Podgorski has particular interest in inflammatory polyarthritis, Biologic and DMARD therapy in severe inflammatory disease, connective tissue diseases, osteoporosis, steroid related osteoporosis and osteoarthritis. He is also interested in the management of corticosteroid and immunosuppressive therapy in rheumatic diseases.

 
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