BSc(Hons), BMed, DRANZCOG Adv, FRACGP, FARGP
Dr Andrew Pennington is an integrative GP committed to holistic lifestyle medicine that wherever possible seeks to use lifestyle as medicine to heal. He desires to use both traditional and natural remedies, with sensible lifestyle measures to heal, and promote wellness. Andrew is the founder and Practice Principal of Sanctuary Lifestyle Clinic. Andrew believes that people thrive in wellness when they are healthy in mind, body and spirit, and as such seeks to address each of these areas as they relate to a person’s health. Andrew would love to be your family GP. Andrew has a strong interest in chronic disease (eg diabetes and cardiovascular disease) prevention and reversal where possible, using evidence based lifestyle interventions as first line therapy. Andrew also does a lot of work with mental illness.
Training and experience:
- Fellowship in General Practice through the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP)
- Fellowship in Advanced Rural General Practice (FARGP)
- Advanced Diploma in Obstetrics (DRANZCOG Advanced). Andrew was previously a rural GP Obstetrician and continues to enjoy helping pregnant women through their journey towards and after birth. He is registered to provide shared care through the Northern and Inner West Sydney hospital networks
- Having extensive paediatric (child health) experience, Andrew enjoys looking after children and assisting their parents.
- Academic experience in research and teaching at Melbourne University and is currently involved in teaching graduate medical students from Sydney University.
- Additional training in Advanced Nutrient Therapy for Mental Illness using Pfeiffer/Walsh methodology to use targeted nutrient therapy to correct biochemical imbalances associated with mental illness and behavioural disorders.
- Andrew is a trained facilitator for CHIP, the Complete Health Improvement Program, an evidence-based lifestyle medicine program with proven results and priceless benefits.
Andrew is a committed Christian who believes that all people are created equal and deserve equal opportunities to thrive in wellness as God intended them to.