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Dr Caroline West

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).Her past credits include Beyond Tomorrow (enjoyed by a global...

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Dr Caroline West Travels from NSW
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Dr Caroline West's Biography

Health Specialist in Wellness, Work/life balance, Stress Management and Lifestyle Medicine.

Media Doctor/ TV presenter /Producer.

Past President of the Australian Lifestyle Medicine Association

Managing Director and Doctor at East Sydney Doctors.

 

Dr Caroline West is one of Australia’s best-known media doctors.  She is a leading health expert in the areas of wellness, work/life balance, stress management, prevention and lifestyle medicine. For more than 25 years she has worked as a doctor encouraging  clients to make realistic and achievable lifestyle and behavioural changes that improve their health and  optimize wellness.

 

As a media doctor she is one of the most respected and trusted health presenters in Australia. Dr Caroline has an extensive background in TV, online media and print journalism.  Her credits as a TV presenter and producer include Beyond Tomorrow (enjoyed by a global audience through the discovery channel) Good Medicine, Beyond 2000, 60 minutes, Sex/Life, Living Longer, Everybody, George Negus Tonight , Guide to the Good Life ,Mornings, Today Extra and The Project. She has written regularly for the Sun Herald, ninemsn and Australian Doctor.

 

Dr Caroline West is a GP and also has a back ground in business as the Managing Director of East Sydney Doctors. Her areas of medical expertise include peak performance, nutrition, stress management, work life balance, healthy lifestyle behavioural changes, mental health, sleep, exercise and preventative medicine. 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 the past President of the Australian Lifestyle Medicine Association (ALMA). Around Australia she regularly presents seminars on Lifestyle Medicine and wellness and is a pioneer in the area of Wellness for Health Professionals. She has designed and leads an accredited medical education program “Thrive” for doctors and health professionals in the field of self care, stress management and wellness.

 

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 is an ambassador for cycling in the City of Sydney appearing in the "Everything's connected Caroline " film series. She enjoys keeping active with surfboard riding, cycling to work and kayaking. She was the world masters gold medalist in the marathon kayaking doubles in 2009. She also has a love of art, music and the ukulele (much to the dismay of her family).


Caroline enjoys spending time with her blended family of five children, (three are teenagers), with her husband Tim. They are not quite the Brady Bunch, but sometimes it comes close.

 

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.