Our doctors are experts in the field of general medicine with a respectful understanding of how working with naturopathic healthcare provides better results for their patients.
Our General Practitioners
Dr Oscar Serrallach MBChB, FRACGP
Dr Oscar Serrallach’s patients benefit from his diverse experience and thirst to remain at the cutting edge of wellness medicine. After graduating in New Zealand, Dr Serrallach spent the next 15 years helping people through specialised areas of medicine such as Addiction Medicine, Psychiatry, Aboriginal Men’s Health, Remote Medicine and Emergency Medicine. As a holistic doctor he has been helping patients in the wider Byron Bay Shire since 2001.
He is currently finishing a Fellowship in Nutritional and Environmental Medicine and is already recognised as a leader in this field by his contribution to the Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine Board and editing the body’s medical journal.
Read GOOP's article about Oscar here.
Initial consultations with Dr Oscar Serrallach are two hours, which includes a one hour comprehensive health history taken by a naturopath. The initial consult fee is $350. Medicare rebates are available for Dr Oscar Serrallach. Private health rebates are available for your time with the naturopath.
Dr Marcus Hewitson MBBS, B.Sc (Med) FRACGP
Dr Marcus is an experienced general medical practitioner. He has a passion for preventative medicine and unraveling the intricate world of complex illnesses to offer his patients relief and recovery.
After graduating in 1998 Marcus refined his skills in the public health system before travelling extensively and returning to Australia with an even greater drive to give his patients results.
He has special interests in preventative medicine, brain and gut disorders and complex illnesses.
Marcus' standard initial consultation is 60 minutes. However, if you have a chronic complex health issue, Marcus offers a 90-minute initial which allows for a holistic and comprehensive medical examination. Please bring all test and imaging results, and any medications and supplements you are on. Marcus will go through all of these, and also preform a detailed physical examination. For the 90-minute session we do require payment in advance to prevent missed appointments and ensure Marcus' valuable time is fully utilised.
Dr Mario Alam MBBS, FRACGP
Dr Mario advocates for and embodies a ‘whole of picture’ approach to health. He knows how Western Medicine, spiritual and holistic healing can work together for complete health & does this all while responding to each individual patient’s unique circumstances.
Having studied among Global leaders in the Health and Personal development industry, he brings together the best of both worlds – a vast experience of Integrative Holistic Therapies with a background of Western Medicine. For more information, visit his website - http://worlddoctor.com
Dr Mario’s Techniques & Treatments
- Western Medicine
- Preventative Medicine
- Psychosomatic Medicine
- Wellness Mentoring
Dr Mario Alam has 60 minute initial consultations, with Medicare rebates available.
Dr Peter Dobie MBBS
Dr Peter is an integrative general practitioner who specialises in preventative medicine, chronic fatigue, tick-borne diseases, hormonal disorders and anti-ageing medicine.
Dr Peter is Secretary of the Australian Chronic Infectious and Inflammatory Disease Society (ACIIDS) and a member of the International Lyme and Associated Disease Society (ILADS), the Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine (ACNEM), the Australian Integrative Medicine Association (AIMA), the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) and the Australasian Academy of Anti-Ageing Medicine (A5M).
Based in Sydney, Dr Peter will be running special tick-borne illness clinics at The Health Lodge every 6 weeks. His initial consultations are an hour and a half, and includes a 45 minute consultation with a naturopath to address diet and detoxification, which are very important supportive therapies.
Dr Camilla White ~ MBBS, Holistic Health Coach IIN
Dr Camilla is passionate about women's and children's health, nutrition and preventative medicine. She has a particular interest in providing medical, nutritional and emotional support to women, especially mothers, from preconception and pregnancy through to the postnatal period and parenthood.
After almost 10 years working in the public hospital system, mostly in Emergency Medicine, Camilla has decided to focus her experience on treating the underlying cause of disease, not just the symptoms. She is particularly interested in preventing chronic disease and creating long-lasting positive health changes with a holistic approach to mind body medicine.
Dr Sanjee Xavier ~ MBBS, FRACGP, Biobalance, ACNEM
Dr Sanjee Xavier is a caring and thorough GP with a passion for Integrative Medicine. He believes in the importance of treating root cause of health issues and has a team based approach with other health practitioners. He has a holistic approach with emphasis on optimising lifestyle aspects.
Sanjee graduated from The University of Auckland in 2004. He completed his internship in Melbourne and then worked in Emergency Department over the East coast of Australia. Sanjee moved to Western Australia in 2006 and soon after started working in Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. He then completed his RACGP training and discovered his passion in Integrative Medicine.
Sanjee enjoys nature, travelling, yoga, meditation, spirituality and maximising wellbeing.
He has done training with ACNEM, A5M, ACNM, SIBO.test, Bioscreen, Shoemaker/ CIRS protocols and Biobalance.
His special interests include breathwork, biophysical therapies, mental health/ addiction and biotoxin (mould) illness.