About Dr Karen Coates

MD, Dip. Obstetrics, Royal Australian College of Gynecologists


Medical advisor to some of Australia's highest profile celebrities and elite athletes, Dr. Karen has over 30 years’ experience in the Health arena, with degrees in Medicine and Surgery, postgraduate qualifications in Obstetrics, Nutritional and Environment Medicine.


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.


Along with her conventional medical work, she is also an experienced herbalist. Her Burleigh based clinic, Cassia Wellness Clinic, has a team of trained naturopaths, acupuncturists and other allied health practitioners to provide the best of both worlds to clients.


An advocate for self-responsibility in health, she has a passion for teaching and a gift for explaining complex health concepts in easy to understand terminology.   She is a published author of Embracing the Warrior, an essential guide for Women, and mother of two.




← Excerpt from Madison Magazine (December 2012)

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