Dr Avi Charlton

Integrative General Practitioner


Avi Charlton graduated in Melbourne University in 2000 and has been a General Practitioner since 2003. Originally she was born in Hong Kong and speaks fluent Cantonese. Dr Charlton has extensive experience in general practice, including women’s health, antenatal care, children’s health. She holds a Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and is associated with Eastern Health to provide shared care for antenatal patients.

Recently she has taken up special interest in nutrition and the treatment of obesity and metabolic syndrome. She has done extensive education with Low Carb Down Under and Nutrition Network. She is also affiliated with Diet Doctor, as a Diet Doctor Pro practitioner. Currently, she is pursuing education as a fellow with The Australasian College of Nutrition and Environmental Medicine.

She has treated many patients for weight management and helped them lose weight, improve nutrition and even reverse metabolic syndrome and diabetes. She has extensive knowledge using the low carbohydrate approach.  She practices low carb nutrition herself. In her leisure time, she has taken up endurance running in the last few years and progressed to running 2 full marathons in the last 3 years, using the low carbohydrate approach.

Special interests

  • Women’s health
  • Children’s health
  • Nutrition
  • Gut Health
  • Weight management
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Reversing diabetes
  • Pregnancy/ pre-pregnancy care


  • MBBS (University of Melbourne)
  • Fellow of Royal Australasian College of General Practitioner
  • Diploma of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecology
  • Antenatal and shared care provider with Eastern Health
  • Advanced Life Support


  • Royal Australian College of General Practitioner
  • Diplomat of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrician and Gynaecology
  • Nutrition network practitioner
  • Diet doctor pro
  • The Australasian College of Nutrition and Environmental Medicine
  • Australasian Menopause Society
  • Low carb GP in Low Carb Down Under



Consultation times, fees and bookings
For details on appointment availability and the schedule of fees please contact the NIIM Clinic Reception on (03) 9804 0646