Dr Plehwe has long-standing interests in general adult endocrinology and teaching of medical students as well as post-graduate teaching of candidates preparing for the FRACP Part 1 examination.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Richmond


Epworth Freemasons Albert Street

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Dr W. Plehwe

Suite 8.1 32 Erin Street
Richmond VIC 3121

Special interests

  • Clinical Endocrinology
  • Diabetes

Education and training

  • Regular Teaching of Medical Students (MD2) University of Melbourne


  • MBBS
  • PhD

Professional Associations

  • Endocrine Society of Australia
  • Australian Diabetes Society
  • European Association for the Study of Diabetes
Internal medicine covers a wide range of conditions affecting the internal organs of the body - the heart, the lungs, the liver and gastro-intestinal tract, the kidneys and urinary tract, the brain, spinal column, nerves, muscles and joints. Specialists with the Internal Medicine Clinical Institute have expertise in the diagnosis and management of complex, chronic and multisystem disorders.
The Institute focuses on surgical treatment of the abdominal organs, as well as the thyroid gland and hernias.