Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is increasingly common in Australia and worldwide. This increase is associated with the global epidemic of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
With the elevated risk there is an urgent need for clinicians to understand relevant strategies to prevent and treat this increasingly common cluster of conditions.
Learn the clinical protocols, applications and research behind Dr Coetzee’s experience
in reversing Metabolic Syndrome and how to implement these in practice.
Integrative medicine for Metabolic Syndrome is increasingly informed by science and based on core concepts including: patient-centred care, a sustainable, healing environment, a comprehensive approach to nutrition and gut-health therapies, and health and wellness management.
Dr Coetzee is a full-time faculty member at Maryland University of Integrative Health, and in 2017 received the “Great Esteem Award” for his dedication to student performance. In 2018 he received recognition as an “associate professor”. He is also the Associate Director of Nutrition in the Doctor of Health Science Degree at the University of Bridgeport and serves as an adjunct faculty at the prestigious Georgetown Medical School.
Dr Coetzee is the director of clinical nutrition at Natural Health Care Center in Long Branch, NJ. Dr Coetzee also served as the Legislative Chair for the National Association of Nutritional Professionals for two years and is board certified as a BCNS supervisor. He is currently a member on the Designs for Health Science Advisory Board.
Dr Oscar Coetzee has earned a Master’s degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport, and a Doctorate in Clinical Nutrition (DCN) with a specialisation in nutrigenomics from Maryland University.
He was nominated for Best Research Study by the University of Bridgeport for his Master’s thesis, titled “Reversing of Metabolic Syndrome through the MSRP – Case Series Trial”.
Dr Coetzee started his clinical professional career as a drug/alcohol abuse counsellor at Fair Oaks Hospital in New Jersey. In 2003, he established his own practice focusing on integrative nutritional interventions for chronic conditions and metabolic syndrome.
Dr Coetzee’s unique integration of science and the holistic model sets him apart in his field. His special interests are in the area of metabolic syndrome, intestinal permeability, type 2 diabetes, sports performance, and chronic inflammatory diseases.