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, 7-12 October 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

  • 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 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:

Whilst it is true that correlation doesn’t equal causation, this is a pretty compelling image assembled by T Colin Campbell - per capita animal food consumption and cancer/heart disease incidence/mortality. Most of these correlations point towards zero disease risk from zero animal food consumption.

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