Dr Gary Leong is a staff specialist in paediatric endocrinology and diabetes at the Mater Childrens’ Hospital. His passion is treating obesity, the cause of many of the medical problems he faces.
Dr Leong received his clinical and basic research training in Australia and at NIH in the USA. This included undertaking an NIH Paediatric Endocrine Research Fellowship, and a PhD within the Bone and Mineral Research Program at the Garvan Institute, Sydney.
An Associate Professor in the University of Queensland School of Medicine, Dr Leong’s work has been published in a wide range of international, peer-reviewed journals both in Australia and overseas.