Dr. Peter Shea has been a general practitioner for 25 years and has special interests in Nutritional & Natural Medicine, Sports & Spinal injuries, Acupuncture and Psychological Counselling.

Peter graduated from Monash University in 1982 and gained a post graduate diploma from the Royal Australian College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 1988. He completed a twelve month course in Sports Medicine and worked in a Sports Medicine Centre for 2 years before moving to Mt. Martha Surgery in 1988.

Peter has been practicing Nutritional and Natural Medicine for nearly 30 years after training from the Australian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine. He completed a 12 month post graduate Acupuncture course from Monash University run by the Australian Medical Acupuncture Society.

In addition he has been practicing for nearly 30 years in all aspects of General Practice and Family Medicine.

Practice Specialties:

General Practice and Family Medicine

Sports and Spinal Medicine

Nutritional and Natural Medicine-

- Essential Diet

- Natural therapies for most medical conditions

- Weight Management

-Nutrient and Supplement interventions

- Hormone Balancing






Essential Diet

Essential Diets is a science based eating program that is personalised to each client depending on their medical conditions, body type, general metabolism and food allergies and intolerances. Using a meal database consisting of 1,800 delicious recipes devised by Victus Health, the appropriate diet can be individualized depending on their specific requirements. The recipes can be drawn from a variety of science based therapeutic diets depending on your specific medical requirements including Paleo, FODMAPS, GAPS, Low GI, Gluten and Dairy Free, Raw Food, Low Food Chemical, Detox, Gut Healing, Autoimmune Paleo, Anti-Candida and many others. In additions the diets can be Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten and Dairy free with your specific food allergies and Intolerances taken into account. Once your specific diet is formulated, it will be sent to you by email and you will be able to access the recipes via your computer, pad or smart phone at anytime. The Diets have been extensively researched and have been shown to help with such conditions as:

  • Weight Control
  • Diabetes
  • Food Allergies and Intolerances
  • Reflux and bloatedness
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • General Fatigue
  • Recurrent Infections
  • Autoimmune Disease
  • General Body Inflammation and Toxicity
  • Joint aches and pains
  • Gout
  • Kidney Stones
  • Hormonal Imbalances
  • Polycystic Ovarian Disease
  • Eczema and dermatitis
  • Acne and Acne Rosacea
  • Migraine
  • Mood Disorders
  • Children’s Health and Behavioural Issues
  • And Many more.


For further information please visit Essential Diets website or to make an appointment to see Dr Peter Shea.