Dr Caroline West is a GP with a special interest in healthy lifestyle medicine. As a medical practitioner she has extensive clinical experience helping patients make healthy changes for life. Her areas of expertise include nutrition, weight management, medical hypnosis, sleep, quit smoking, women’s health, mental health and preventative medicine. Dr Caroline remains committed to the latest developments in healthy lifestyle medicine believing that prevention is the key for better health.
Dr Caroline is passionate about healthy lifestyle and prevention. 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 doctors. Currently Dr Caroline is the health and fitness host of the TV series “Guide to the Good Life” (Network 7). She is a TV presenter on the Rural Health Channel. Her past credits include Beyond Tomorrow (enjoyed by a global audience through the discovery channel), Good Medicine, Beyond 2000, 60 Minutes, Sex/Life, Living Longer, Everybody and George Negus Tonight. Using her knowledge of health and fitness she has also presented ABC TV specials. She is a contributor as health journalist to ninemsn “ask the experts” as their online GP and she has been a past regular contributor to the Sun Herald and Good Medicine.
Dr Caroline West is currently a lecturer in Lifestyle Medicine presenting workshops around Australia as part of the Southern Cross University Lifestyle Medicine and Health promotion unit. Dr West is an adjunct Professional Fellow at Southern Cross University. She is the current President of the Lifestyle Medicine Association
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.