Dr Caroline West is a GP and a Director of East Sydney Doctors. Caroline has a special interest in lifestyle medicine. Her areas of expertise include nutrition, healthy lifestyle behavioural changes, weight management ,shared care for pregnancy, sleep, exercise, mental health, sexual health, hypnosis and preventative medicine. Dr Caroline is also an S100 prescriber for HIV .Dr Caroline remains committed to the latest developments in lifestyle medicine believing that prevention is the key for better health. She is a leader in this field and communicates the latest in medical advances not only to her patients but also to a broader audience through her work as a media doctor, health broadcaster, corporate speaker and consultant.
Dr Caroline West is one of Australia’s best known media doctors. . Her credits as a TV presenter and producer include Beyond Tomorrow ( enjoyed by a global audience of 50 million through the discovery channel ) Good Medicine, Beyond 2000, 60 minutes , Sex/Life, Living Longer, Everybody , George Negus Tonight , The Midday Show, Tonight Live, Guide to the Good Life. Rural health channel (Foxtel) and Mornings with Sonia Kruger and David Campbell. She is a regular Wellness Blogger ,is the GP expert for ninemsn and has written regularly for the Sun Herald and Australian Doctor.
Dr Caroline West is currently the President of the Australian Lifestyle Medicine Association ( ALMA). www.lifestylemedicine.com.au Around Australia she regularly presents workshops on Lifestyle Medicine. Stress management and preventive health. She is an adjunct professional fellow at Southern Cross University .
Dr Caroline is an ambassador for cycling in the City of Sydney appearing in the "Everything's connected , Caroline "series. She enjoys keeping active with surfboard riding , cycling to work and kayaking . She also has a love of art and music (her passion for the ukelele is legendary). She looks forward to seeing you at the opening nights of the East Sydney Doctors Art Gallery .
Caroline is also a vocal champion of preventative medicine and has been an ambassador for Global World Sight Day promoting prevention of vision loss.
Dr Caroline West holds a Bachelor of Medicine/ Bachelor of Surgery from the University of NSW. On graduation she was awarded the prize for most outstanding achievement in community medicine.
East Sydney Doctors, Darlinghurst NSW