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Dr Terri-Lynne South

Medical Director

BSc, MBBS (Hons), FRACGP, Grad Dip Nut & Diet


Terri-Lynne is qualified to postgraduate level in both nutrition and medicine, and is a medical practitioner with more than 25 years of experience in the health profession. She is fervent about metabolic health with a focus on providing a holistic health service, that achieves positive outcomes anchored in evidence and experience.

Terri-Lynne’s career includes key roles at The Metabolism and Obesity Service at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney, Directorship of the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at Townsville General Hospital and over 15 years as a doctor in medical general practice with a special interest in metabolic health.

As a practitioner and parent, Terri-Lynne has both deep expertise and personal experience in the management of diabetes, cardiovascular health, menopause and weight loss. This includes how to identify and reduce risks of developing long term issues that impact health and lifestyle.

Terri-Lynne understands the importance of taking a multi-faceted approach to achieving positive outcomes and the power of a well-functioning team that includes the patient. 

Pulling this altogether with Lifestyle Metabolic and Dr Terri-Lynne South :


  • Terri-Lynne has nutrition and dietitian qualifications and is experienced in education and practical advice for eating and dietary optimisation.


  • Terri-Lynne is trained and registered to provide Focused Psychological Strategies. She understands the drivers of behaviour and can help change habits, improve sleep and reduce stress.


  • Terri-Lynne uses personalized exercise prescriptions based on medical assessment and clearance.


  • As a medical practitioner, Dr Terri-Lynne can utilize tools such as medications, investigations and procedures to support a basis of Lifestyle Change.


Lifestyle Medicine often includes a team approach of different disciplines, yet it is also helpful to have a single practitioner versed and up-to-date in all of the pillars of Lifestyle factors, such as Dr Terri-Lynne.

Member of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)

  • Member of the RACGP Special Interest Group (Obesity)  

  • Member of the RACGP Special Interest Group (Diabetes)  

  • Member of the National Association of Clinical Obesity Services (NACOS)

  • Member of the Australian & New Zealand Metabolic and Obesity Surgery Society (ANZMOSS)

  • Member of the Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society (ANZOS)

  • Member of the Australian Menopause Society (AMS)

  • Strategic Centre for Obesity Professional Education (SCOPE) accreditated practitioner

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