About Us

Our team of Specialists

Dr Livia Rivera-Woll

Dr Livia Rivera-Woll completed her medical degree at Monash University. After completing her physician training at Monash Medical Centre, she gained experience in endocrine issues that affect women while at The Jean Hailes Centre. She subsequently completed her advanced training in Endocrinology at Box Hill Hospital and The Alfred Hospital. She has an interest in all aspects of endocrinology including type 1 and type 2 diabetes, insulin pumps, thyroid disease, thyroid cancer, diabetes and thyroid disease in pregnancy, osteoporosis, PCOS, menopause, adrenal, parathyroid and pituitary diseases. Dr Livia Rivera-Woll also practises at DSC and in Box Hill and is fluent in Spanish.

Dr Richard Arnott

Richard trained at Melbourne University followed by years at several of Melbourne’s major hospitals as well as interstate. He completed a PhD in Thyroid physiology in Sydney before returning to Melbourne. He is a senior Endocrinologist at the Alfred Hospital and has helped train many of Melbourne’s younger Endocrinologists. He also has a clinic at Geelong. He has a deep commitment to diabetes and finding ways to help live with this condition as well as a particular interest in thyroid and pituitary disorders.

What We Do

At Diabetes & Specialist Centre we offer a comprehensive diabetes and endocrine service, with appropriate referrals for patient education dietetics and a close association with Ophthalmologists Robert West and David Van Der Straaten next door.

There is a full range of medical and surgical specialists available in our building at 517 St Kilda Road.