Dr James Read

Dr James Read MBBS, FRACGP,  Grad Dip Rural GP, JCCA qualified GP anaesthetist

Dr James ReadDr Read is a teaching faculty member and the former Vice President of the Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine.

He has numerous post graduate qualifications including Fellowships in General Practice, Rural General Practice, Nutritional and Environmental Medicine, a Master Degree in Public Health majoring in Nutrition and post graduate qualifications as a GP anaesthetist. He works both in chronic disease focussing on lifestyle nutrition and environmental factors as well as in acute rural and remote medicine where he provides locum anaesthetic and emergency medicine services to rural remote and indigenous communities.

He is an internationally renowned presenter in clinical nutrition having taught in India, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand. He is a rural GP by trade where his scope of practice extends to Emergency Medicine, Obstetrics and Anaesthesia.

His real focus is on providing holistic healthcare integrating the best of nutritional, environmental and lifestyle medicine alongside mainstream western medicine in all his patients.

Approaches to treatment include examining and modifying lifestyle factors including diet, sleep and stress management. He also examines toxin exposure and utilises detoxification, nutritional supplementation including intravenous and individually compounded nutrients and hormonal therapies to treat a variety of clinical conditions. 

Dr James ReadAreas of interest

  • Children’s Health
    • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    • Autism
    • Learning disorders
    • Food intolerances
    • Allergy including colic and reflux
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Emotional and Mental Health
  • Weight Management and Diabetes
  • Chronic Fatigue/Fibromyalgia
  • Nutritional Interventions for chronic disease (Autoimmune disease and cancer)
  • Natural Hormone Management



All patients please fill in the relevant online form below or if you prefer, please download Word version of the form and  email the form to  drjamesreadpghc@gmail.com.

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Dr Read’s hours are Tuesday to Friday generally from 8:30am – 4.00pm.

Consultations are by appointment only. Please ring our secretaries between 9:00am and 5:00pm to make an appointment.


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