Plant-Based Health Practitioners

This web page includes health practitioners in Australia and New Zealand who are wholly supportive and knowledgeable about whole foods plant-based nutrition. See note below for more information about inclusion.




  • Dr Malcolm Mackay – GP, Nutritionist (Grad Dip Hum Nut), Melbourne (co-author of this website).
    Practitioner website: Dr Malcolm Mackay (links to current practice location in Fitzroy and contact details for Skype)
    Nutrition website:  Whole Foods Plant Based Health
    Available for Skype consultations within Australia.
  • Dr Anthony Hadj – GP Registrar, Melbourne area
    Website: Living Longer Today
    Practice location: Mt Martha and Frankston
  • Dr Niyati Sharma – Dermatologist, Melbourne area
    Practice locations: North Western Dermatology, Barkers Road Dermatology





  • Dr Alphonse Roex – Obstetrician/Gynaecologist, Adelaide
    Practice location: Lyell McEwin Hospital, Adelaide, Senior Consultant Obstetrics & Gynaecology


New Zealand


Other health practitioners

  • Jenny Cameron – Nutritionist, Health Coach, Grad Cert Human Nutrition, Certificate Plant-Based Nutrition (eCornell), Starch Solution Certificate, Melbourne, available for Skype consultations.
    Website: (co-author of this website) Whole Foods Plant Based Health
  • Robyn Chuter – Naturopath/Nutritionist, Sydney area, available for Skype consultations.
    Website: Empower Total Health
  • Dr Heleen Roex-Haitjema – MD, Paediatrician, Food For Life Instructor (PCRM), Certificate Plant-Based Nutrition (eCornell), Adelaide
    Website: Whole Plants for Health
    Upcoming Food For Life seminars (Adelaide)
  • Kathy Ashton – BHScience (Nutritional Medicine), Certificate Plant-Based Nutrition (eCornell), Life Coach, Melbourne
    Website: Flourish Nutritional Medicine
  • Anna Chisholm – Health Coach, Certificate Plant-Based Nutrition (eCornell), Sydney
    Website: Anna Chisholm – Nourished For Life
  • Dr Renae Thomas & Joshua Murray – MD, Coach, Nutritionist, Personal trainer, Certificate Plant-Based Nutrition (eCornell)
    Website: Live Full


  • How to Find a Plant-Based Doctor – If you are searching for a plant-based doctor in your area and cannot find one, don’t despair – Dr Esselstyn and dietitian Jeff Novick have shared their ideas about how to educate yourself and your doctor about plant based nutrition.

Australian directories:

NB Those included in these lists are noted as being ‘vegetarian friendly’ and are not necessarily following or aware of whole food plant-based nutrition.

International directories:

Resources for practitioners

Plant-Based Practitioners personal journeys:

Note: We will only be listing individual practitioners on this page who are knowledgeable about whole food plant-based nutrition and have either completed plant-based nutrition courses or attended relevant conferences and are fully familiar with the dietary approach of the key WFPB practitioners.
Please Contact us if you know of someone suitable for inclusion.

Page created 3 April 2015
Page last updated 16 March 2017