Medical consultant to some of Australia’s highest profile celebrities and elite athletes, Dr Karen Coates has over 35 years’ experience in the Health arena. She holds post graduate qualifications in Obstetrics from the Royal Australia College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, along with post graduate qualifications in Obstetrics, Nutritional and Environmental Medicine and Nutrigenomics.
Nationally recognised for her expertise in Women’s health, Karen writes regularly for the Australian Women’s Health Magazine as their in-house expert on integrative medicine. She has also delighted readers of Marie Clair, Vogue, and Prevention Magazines. She is a sought- after expert in the nutritional arena for programs such as Today Tonight and A Current Affair.
Karen is the Foundation Medical Advisor for Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat where she runs regular workshops on integrative medicine.
An advocate for self-responsibility in health, Karen is an international workshop facilitator for organisations such as American Express, AMP, Fitness First, and the Mindd Foundation.
Dr Karen has retired from general practice but remains an integral influence on Cassia Wellness Clinic. She provides mentorship to practitioners and collaborates on complex medical issues. Dr Karen is currently completing her second major book on women’s health. She also offers wellness consultations based on targeted genetic testing to new clients.