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Dr Erin Wharemate | Bsc, BHB, MBChB FRACP (Gen Medicine, Endocrinology)
Associate Endocrinologist 

We welcomed Dr Erin Wharemate to Barwon Endocrinology in 2023 after he and his family relocated from New Zealand.

Dr Wharemate received a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacology and Physiology before transferring to medicine.  He obtained his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in 2005 from the University of Auckland.


After initially working in Metropolitan Auckland hospitals, he spent four years in regional Western Australia primarily servicing indigenous populations including diabetes outreach clinics to distant communities.

He returned to New Zealand and commenced advanced training in General Medicine and Endocrinology in 2017. During his advanced training he has been involved in education programs for trainee doctors and participated in committees with a focus on improving health access for indigenous patients and pacific people.

Dr Wharemate participates in the on-call admission of general medical patients at The Epworth Geelong hospital.  As well as consulting in Geelong he works alongside Dr Adam Roberts and Dr Anna Anderson one Friday per month in Warrnambool, providing a valuable outreach service to patients in South Western Victoria.


His interests in Endocrinology are broad including thyroid, adrenal, pituitary disease, and osteoporosis.


Special Interests include:

  • Diabetes Type I and 2

  • Obesity management

  • Thyroid disease

  • Androgen deficiency

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