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About Dr. Greg Emerson

Dr Greg Emerson is an internationally recognised authority on health, vitality and longevity. He is interviewed regularly on America’s most popular health television programme because of his dedication to finding the underlying root cause of illnesses and his daily medical tips are translated into Mandarin and distributed throughout China. He writes regularly for one of Americas most widely distributed health newsletters.

He was the Founder and Medical Director of the Emerson Health and Wellness Centre which opened in October 2005. From May 2008 to October 2011 he was co-director of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine Queensland. He then again decided to take the road less travelled and founded Dr Greg Emerson’s Treat the Cause Clinic, based in Brisbane. He is a consultant in Nutritional and Environmental Medicine, a senior specialist in Emergency Medicine and in Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine.

For 18 years he practiced in several large public hospitals including 2 years as an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Alberta Hospital in Edmonton, Canada, senior specialist at the Royal Brisbane Department of Emergency Medicine and as the Director of the Wesley Center for Hyperbaric Medicine in Brisbane. He participated in helicopter retrieval of critically ill patients for both the Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society (STARS) in Canada and the RFDS in Australia for over 6 years. He is a past senior lecturer, examiner and board member for the Australian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine. He is a past examiner for the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine.

A long personal battle with illness led him on a profound exploration of healing processes and the prevention of illness. He reappraised both his medical focus and the way he approached health care delivery.

He has undertaken postgraduate training in:

  • Nutritional and Environmental medicine with the Australian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine (ACNEM).
  • Specific targeted nutrient therapies in mental illness, behavioural disorders and autism with the Walsh-Pfeiffer Institute.
  • Free Radical Therapy with the Institute for Health Realities.
  • Bioidentical hormones and anti-aging medicine with the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.
  • Allergies and sublingual desensitisation with the Pan American Allergy Society (PAAS).
  • Heavy metal toxicity and biological detoxification with the American College for Advancement in Medicine (ACAM) which is the world’s leading integrative medicine organisation.
  • Lyme disease and other stealth infections with the International Lyme and Associated Disease Society (ILADS). He is one of the few medical practitioners experienced in both the antibiotic and herbal protocol of chronic Lyme disease and is a member of ILADS.
  • Live and dried blood analysis at the pH Miracle Centre in San Diego.
  • Acupuncture Meridian Testing

He is an active member of ACAM and ILADS and a Fellow of both the Australian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine and the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine.

He is one of the founding members of the Australian Chronic Infectious Disease Society- a group of physicians who specialize in the treatment of chronic stealth infections including mycoplasma pneumoniae, Lyme disease and its co-infections, parasites and mould.

Dr Emerson is Australias leading and most experienced medical live blood microscopist.

He has been a student of acupuncture since 1990 and spent a year working alongside a Professor of Traditional Chinese Medicine to better understand the Eastern Medicine approach to disease and traditional Chinese herbs. He has also attended courses in the US with Ron Teeguarden on the use of Chinese herbs, David Wolfe on raw food nutrition and Daniel Vitalis on herbal elixirs. He as far as he is aware, Australias only medical doctor doing Acupuncture Meridian Assessment (AMA). AMA uses a highly sophisticated equipment to assess the energy flow in the bodies acupuncture meridians. By doing so, blockages and the reasons for those blockages can be determined. As a result he offers a rare ability to approach health and wellness from both a highly trained Western and Eastern medical perspective.

In 1997 he published the Western world’s largest epidemiological research paper on pesticide poisoning and has written extensively in the medical literature on carbon monoxide poisoning and diving medicine. He is the author of the chapter on decompression illness in the prestigious Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine. In 2008 he co-authored a research paper on the use of intravenous magnesium in cardiac arrythmias which was published in the journal Academic Emergency Medicine. In 1997 he published the first ever research on the pharmacodynamics of sedative drugs in a hyperbaric chamber.

Dr Emerson played professional basketball for five years. He is a certified PADI dive instructor and an NLP trainer. On a personal note he is a passionate student of Latin dance, a lover of Kundalini yoga, a keen traveller and an enthusiastic skiier.

He lives with his partner Emma and 2 daughters on their 50 acre biodynamic permaculture farm (website coming soon) deep in the Gold Coast hinterland. They are passionate about sustainability, self-sufficiency and learning the techniques of thriving under any circumstances. They breed Senepol cattle, Huacaya alpacas and white peacocks and share the land with 12 Boar goats, 6 geese, 50 heritage chickens, 6 heritage turkeys, 6 guinea fowl, 1 Spoodle, and several hundred thousand bees. A deep connection with the land finds him in the garden as often as possible growing biodynamic food. He is particularly proud of his sweet potato, rocket lettuce, zuchinnis, curcumin, aloe vera, native raspberries and pomegranates.

He believes in the intrinsic ability of the body to heal itself if the underlying cause of the illness is addressed. His practice revolves around identifying the sub-clinical defects common to all degenerative diseases and then using his unique 8 point INSIGHTS programme to return the body to health.

His mission is to provide people with the knowledge, tools and motivation to live a life of extraordinary health, vitality and longevity.

Qualifications Summary

  • MBChB – Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery
  • DipObs – Diploma of Obstetrics
  • DipDHM – Diploma of Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine
  • FACEM – Fellow of the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine
  • FACNEM – Fellow of the Australian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine

I passionately believe in the intrinsic ability of the body to heal itself if the underlying cause of the illness is addressed. My practice revolves around my unique 8 point insights programme for optimal health.

  1. Infection eradication.
  2. Nutrition.
  3. Superoxide and other antioxidants.
  4. Inner peace.
  5. Genetics and Grounding
  6. Hormones.
  7. Toxins and heavy metals.
  8. Structural integrity.

Dr Emerson was recently interviewed on ‘Know the Cause’, the most popular health television programme in the US.

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