Dr Ritoo Chhabra
Dr Chhabra has 30 years experience working in primary care, and has spent the last decade working in the emerging field of functional and integrative medicine. She has fellowships with leading associations and has trained under functional medicine thought leaders.
Dr Chhabra has trained with Dr Hertoghe, a world-renowned expert in hormone and anti-aging medicine, and is currently undertaking training with Dr Shoemaker, a world authority on CIRS / biotoxin (including mould) illness.
Throughout her career, Dr Chhabra has focused on holistic care integrating the best of conventional and functional medicine to achieve optimal outcomes for patients.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING:
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
Graduate Diploma Child Health
Graduate Diploma Acupuncture
Family Medicine Training with RACGP
Fellowship in Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine with American Academy of Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine (FAAARM)
Training Program with Australasian Academy of Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine (A5M)
Training Program with Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM)
Training Program in Nutritional Medicine with Dr Melvyn Sydney-Smith
Training Program in Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy with Dr Thierry Hertoghe
Training Program in CIRS / Biotoxin (including mould) Illness Management with Dr Shoemaker
Usage of Bredesen Protocol for Cognitive Decline
MICROBA-informed Practitioner (Advanced Gut Health Testing)
SmartDNA-informed Practitioner (Genomic Testing)
Australasian Academy of Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine (A5M)
American Academy of Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine (A4M)
Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM)
Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine (ASLM)
During the first consultation a detailed history is taken, which informs appropriate testing. The following list is non-exhaustive:
MICROBA - Gut health testing using world-leading advanced sequencing technology. Kits can be ordered online on Microba.com.
GI MAP - Gut health testing for microbiome and leaky gut.
SIBO - Breath testing for methane and hydrogen
Food sensitivity testing via Dunwoody labs
Organic acid testing (OAT) via Great Plains Laboratory
Toxic metal analysis via Doctors Data Lab & Nutripath
Heavy metal toxicity testing by Quicksilver Scientific Lab
DUTCH Complete Testing for Hormones and Metabolites via Precision Analytics
Saliva Hormone Testing via Nutripath
Genomic wellness profile via SmartDNA Lab & DNAHealth
CIRS / Biotoxin Illness Markers via Nutripath
Advanced cardiovascular disease risk profile including LDL particle number and oxidised LDL and LDL subfractions via Nutripath
Products and Supplements:
We stock quality practitioner-only products from a range of nutritional companies, available at affordable prices.
Some of the brands include:
Designs for Health
Quicksilver Scientific Product Range for Detoxification
Coming soon: Prolon-Fasting Mimicking Diet