Dr Malcolm Mackay – General medical practice and lifestyle medicine

Dr Malcolm Mackay is a General Practitioner with 30 years of experience in medical practice.
He has a broad range of skills across the full spectrum of general practice. His practice is based at   Clinicare, Fitzroy, Melbourne. He also provides Skype consultations for patients from other regions of Australia.

Dr Mackay has a special interest in preventing and managing chronic disease with whole foods plant-based nutrition. He is co-author of a website providing information and resources for those interested in this approach and is active in social media. Malcolm and his nutritionist
partner Jenny host seminars and webinars and often speak at public and private events.

                                                     5-day Plant Based Health Immersion, 22-27 April 2018


Dr Mackay is experienced in all areas of
general practice including expertise in:

  • Nutrition
  • Diabetes management
  • Weight management
  • Travel medicine
  • Sports injuries
  • Skin conditions
  • Implanon

Qualifications & Training


  • BMBS – Flinders University (1984)
  • Graduate Diploma in Human Nutrition – Deakin University (1993)

Additional training

  • Plant Based Nutrition Certificate – eCornell
  • Certificate of Sports Medicine
  • Hyperbaric Medicine Certificate
  • Certificate of Family Planning

Affiliations / Memberships

  • Australian Medical Association
  • Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine
  • GP Affiliate, Monash University

Recent conferences attended

  • International Plant-Based Nutrition Healthcare Conference USA, September 2017
  • Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine Conference Melbourne, November 2016
  • Dr McDougall Advanced Study Weekend USA, September 2016

Recent presentations and interviews

For more information about whole foods plant based nutrition, visit my other website and associated Facebook page:

11 hours ago

Plant Based Health Australia

If you are in Perth this weekend get along to the Plant Powered Perth pot luck meet-up in Kings Park on Sunday.

There are WFPB 'Plant Powered' groups in 7 Australian cities so make sure you join the one near you. You will find them all listed here, click and join the relevant group to find out about any upcoming events: www.wholefoodsplantbasedhealth.com.au/going-plant-strong/support/#PPNgroups

- Plant Powered Brisbane are having a meet-up on the 7th April
- Plant Powered Melbourne are having a meet-up on the 8th April

Pot Luck in the ParkMarch 25, 2018, 10:30amKings Park and Botanic GardenJoin Plant Powered Perth for a picnic in the park. Bring a whole food plant based plate to share, or something you'll tuck in to.
Looking forward to seeing you there!

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