Dr Shanti Krishnamoorthy
M.B.B.S.(Melb.); F.R.C.S. O.R.L.(Edin); Dip.Anat.(ANZ); Dip.Aesth.Med.(AAAM); Biological Med(Paracelsus); Cert.Environmental Med.(Arizona); Cert.Homotoxicology F.R.A.C.G.P; M.A.C.N.E.M; A.M.M.A; M.A.(UM); M.I.F.N.(US); MINDD(Aus)
Lifestyle and Pain Medicine Doctor
Dr Shanti Krishnamoorthy graduated cum laude as a medical doctor from Melbourne University Medical School in 1985 and is an Old Collegian of Presbyterian Ladies College, Melbourne. She spent 4 years working in General Practice, Paediatric Neurology, Accident and Emergency and Geriatrics/Geriatric Rehabilitation in Melbourne before training as an Ear/Nose/Throat Specialist in Malaysia and the U.K, obtaining a Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh, a Diploma of Anatomy from the Anatomy Society ANZ and a Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine (AAAM). Dr Shanti is on the Specialist Register for ENT/Head & Neck Surgery in Malaysia.
Shanti spent 10 years in clinical and academic ENT at University Hospital (UM) Kuala Lumpur, running the conjoint vertigo service with Malaysia’s foremost neurologist Prof CT Tan, whilst developing a subspecialty focus on allergies and endoscopic sinus surgery. This has led to an interest in food intolerances, gut health, reflux & irritable bowel syndrome; nutritional approaches to mental wellbeing and sleep; brain fog, fibromyalgia & chronic fatigue; chronic illness, environmental toxins and biotoxins; TMJ dysfunction, general pain and sinus pain and chronic infections, whilst working as an ENT Consultant at a private hospital in Malaysia. Shanti was founder member of the Monash Medical School Malaysia campus in 2006, and spent 10 years teaching Anatomy at the Malaysia and Clayton campuses on a sessional basis, as well as working and teaching in primary care.
Shanti moved back to Australia in February 2020 where she provides General Practice consults along with MSK pain and trigger point injections. Shanti is a TGA registered Medicinal Cannabis prescriber and is available for Telehealth consults. Shanti is a member of ACNEM, Bio-Balance Australia, Mindd Australia and the Australian Association of Musculoskeletal Medicine. She does not prescribe hormone replacement therapies.
Shanti works within a network of Hospital Specialists, GPs and Allied Health practitioners to help patients work on their health through evidence-based medical advice. Her main areas of interest are treating pain and fatigue while optimising overall physical and mental wellbeing. This is done in collaboration with colleagues, through information gathering clinically and through lab tests where indicated. Any lifestyle medicine advice offered by Shanti is intended to complement treatment offered by patients’ own GP and specialists.