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.

                                                     6-day Plant Based Health Immersion, 25-30 November 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

  • Board Certified Lifestyle Medicine Physician (IBLM)
  • Plant Based Nutrition Certificate – eCornell
  • Certificate of Sports Medicine
  • Hyperbaric Medicine Certificate
  • Certificate of Family Planning

Affiliations / Memberships

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

Recent conferences attended

  • International Plant-Based Nutrition Healthcare Conference USA, September 2018
  • Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine Conference Melbourne, August 2018
  • 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:

21 hours ago

Plant Based Health Australia

If you are in Adelaide consider doing this life-changing course with Dr Heleen Roex. It runs for 5 weeks on a Monday night from November 12.

#WFPB #ReverseT2Diabetes #LoseWeightFOOD FOR LIFE course in Adelaide.
12 November-10 December 2018
Learn about Whole Food Plant-Based Nutrition; what is WFPB nutrition? Why is it so powerful to stay healthy or to get your health back? What do you eat and how do you prepare a WFPB meal?
Very convincing science-based information combined with cooking demos and tastings you don't want to miss out on 🌱
Booking link: www.trybooking.com/XFPF

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