Core Medical Centre

Alex Kirkman

Registered Dietician

BSc(Med)Hons Dietetics and Nutrition

Alex qualified with a BSc(Med)Hons Dietetics and Nutrition from the University of Cape Town in 2009. Prior to honours she did a BSc in Physiology and Microbiology at Wits University. After qualifying Alex did her community service at a rural hospital in Ulundi where she established the first Dietetics department. After community service she travelled to Thailand where she taught English for a year. She returned to South Africa and moved to Durban to join a private practice with the main focus in sport. Alex is also currently working at a neurological rehab unit that where she counsels and treat in patients who have suffered from strokes, brain injury or trauma. Alex has a passion for sports and loves working with athletes to help them reach their performance goals. She also focuses on general healthy eating and the management of chronic diseases such as obesity, diabetes, hypertension and cholesterol. Alex is a foodie at heart and loves creating healthy and sustainable plans for her clients. She believes in a holistic approach and feels that balance and empowering clients is the key to success.