Dr Amy Gajjar – NEM Practitioner Series

In the NEM Practitioner Series Dr Shami, Integrative GP and ACNEM Vice President, speaks with medical and health specialists who are practicing nutritional and environmental medicine (NEM), to get their personal insights and learn how their approach is transforming lives. 

In this interview, Dr Shami speaks with Dr Amy Gajjar,  an Integrative GP based in Surry Hills who combines Functional Medicine, Coaching, Yoga and Ayurvedic lifestyle.

They cover the following in this 12 minute interview:

  • Dr Amy’s journey intro nutrition as a GP
  • How did your special interest in Thyroid conditions develop?
  • What are the top 3 lifestyle measures you would recommend to patients with thyroid conditions?
  • What can people expect from your Holistic Approach to Hashimodo’s book that is about to come out?
  • How do you feel about the way you practice medicine now?
  • Do you practice what you preach?


Dr Dr Amy Gajjar qualified at the Imperial College School of Medicine in London and after moving to Sydney, undertook training to obtain the Fellowship with ACNEM. She has also received her Fellowship in Lifestyle Medicine and is a Board-certified Lifestyle Medicine Physician.

Her main interests are gut health, thyroid disease and autoimmunity. She is also a Registered Yoga teacher and currently teaches Kundalini Yoga in Bondi Junction. She has also studied ayurvedic lifestyle, coaching, NLP and meditation.

Dr Amy is also a writer and enjoys presenting at community workshops and seminars. She is a Medical Advisor to “Dance Health Alliance”, a not-for-profit organization, that facilitates dance programs in the community and care homes, to improve quality of life and mind body balance for people with neurological conditions such as Dementia and MS.


Learn from Dr Amy at our upcoming Thyroid and Adrenal Conditions online learning module on 23 & 24th October, where you can discover new and exciting ways to expand your practice into the specialised area of environmental and nutritional care of thyroid and adrenal health, and meet other like-minded clinicians. Register now to secure your early bird ticket price!