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.


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

  • 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

  • Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine Conference Melbourne, November 2016
  • International Plant-Based Nutrition Healthcare Conference USA, September 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:

Places still available for our seminar on Sunday 8th October. This will be the last seminar for 2017. You will learn what is the optimal diet for humans as well as tips for transitioning to a healthier lifestyle.

Registration via our website: www.wholefoodsplantbasedhealth.com.au/plant-based-nutrition-seminars/

Plant-Based Nutrition Seminar

October 8, 2017, 10:00am - October 8, 2017, 5:00pm

Melbourne (Richmond) Sunday 8th October 2017, 10am-5pm Presenters: Dr Malcolm Mackay & Jenny Cameron Cost: $120 A light WFPB lunch will be served Topics covered: - An introduction to plant-based nutrition - What the research shows - Health benefits of a whole foods plant-based (WFPB) diet - Basic principles of WFPB nutrition - Weight management - Transition tips: Shopping and label reading, Cooking tips - Making it work - Q&A

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