Dr Tamara Nation

Integrative Medical Practitioner

MBBS FRACGP PhD

BackgroundDr Tamara Nation

Tamara graduated from the University of Melbourne medical school in 2002. She then spent a number of years working at St Vincent’s hospital and the Royal Children’s hospital, Melbourne. She completed a PhD at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute in 2011, further developing her special interest in pediatrics.

Tamara then went on to undertake general practice training and became a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

She is experienced in women’s health and has a certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health with Family Planning Victoria. She is also an antenatal shared-care provider with the Mercy Hospital for Women and a member of the Australian Menopause Society.

Tamara believes that good health lays the foundation to a good life and loves sharing her knowledge and skills with clients.

Special Interests

  • Paediatrics: infant Colic and irritability, immunisation, skin and sleep issues
  • Adolescent Health Issues: anxiety and depression, gender identity, contraception
  • Womens health: irregular menstrual cycle, menopause and body identical hormone Ante-natal shared care, perinatal depression.
  • Gut health and the Microbiome.

Qualifications

  • MBBS (University of Melbourne)
  • Fellow of Royal College General Practitioners
  • PhD (Dept Paediatrics, University of Melbourne)
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health certificate (Family planning Victoria)
  • Ante-natal shared-care provider (Mercy Hospital for women)
  • Primary modules Australian College of Environmental and Nutritional Medicine
  • Bio-Balance training
  • Advanced Lifesaving Skills (ALS)

Memberships

  • Royal Australian College of General Practioners
  • Australian Medical association
  • Australian Menopause Society
  • Australian Society of Lifestyle Medicine
  • Australian College of Environmental and Nutritional Medicine