Overview

Dedicated and dynamic Nutritionist with extensive experience providing functional, evidence based clinical nutritional intervention. Exceptional client skills focused on metabolic syndrome/diabetes and weight-loss resistance intervention; intestinal permeability and GI – disorders, as well as preventative health management with anti-aging and sport

Professional Narrative

Dr. Coetzee began his professional career at Fair Oaks Hospital in Summit, N.J., where he served as a drug counselor, suicide intervention advisor, and co-dependency specialist for two years.
Dr. Coetzee currently serves as the Nutrition Department’s Clinical Director at Natural Healthcare Center in Long Branch, N.J. Focusing on chronic disease, with gastrointestinal, mitochondrial and metabolic disorders. Dr. Coetzee is the owner of TG - LLC a sports performance enhancement company focusing on “psychonutrigenomics” which includes nutritional, psychological and genetic assessment to optimize sport performance. Dr. Coetzee is currently an associate professor at Maryland University of Integrative Health, adjunct at the University of Bridgeport and adjunct professor at Georgetown Medical School. He has been a keynote speaker at various educational and corporate seminars internationally; appearances on local radio and television shows as nutritional expert and educator.

Selected Publications & Presentations

Coetzee O (2016) Reversing Mets (Metabolic Syndrome) with MSRP (Metabolic Syndrome Reversal Program) Through Integrative Whole Food Dietary Outlines and Sprint Interval Training. Food Nutr J 2016: G119

Coetzee O, Mari A (2017) Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity and Iron Deficiency Anemia Reversal through Nutrition: A Case Report. J Hum Nutr 1(1):1-5

Coetzee O, Filatova D. Metabolic syndrome reversal through nutrition: A case report. Adv Integr Med (2016), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aimed.2016.07.007

Oscar Coetzee and Dana Filatova. “Lipidema and Lymphedema: the “Leaky Lymph,” Weight Loss Resistance and the Intestinal Permeability Connection”. EC Nutrition 11.6 (2017): 233-243.

Coetzee O, Mari A (2017) Prosthetic Hip-Associated Cobalt Toxicity (Phact) Reversal through Nutrition Supplementation and Dietary Intervention. J Hum Nutr 1(1):14-18

May 27th 2020. Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine (ACNEM). “Environmental and Viral Disruptors Online Conference” Topic: Covid19 - Antiviral nutritional intervention/prevention Link: https://www.acnem.org/

December 5 – 7th 2019. Seventh Asian Pacific Training of Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice – Shanghai Jiao Tong University Institute of Functional Medicine, Beijing China. Topic: New Frontiers and Insights on Metabolic Syndrome – Improved assessment, intervention using nutrigenomics.

October 12 – 18th 2019, Auckland NZ, Brisbane AU, Melbourne AU, Perth AU, Sydney AU. (5 Presentations). Designs for Health Functional Medical Education Australia Education Series. Topic: Metabolic Syndrome Masterclass, Assessment and Treatment with Clinical Nutrition Link: https://www.designsforhealth.com.au/masterclass-dr-oscar-coetzee/

April 12 – 14th 2019, Baltimore Maryland: Fat Disorders Research Society Topic: Nutrigenomics and Individualized Treatment Strategies for Lipedema Patients Link: https://www.fatdisorders.org/2019-conference-schedule

May 16 - 19th 2019, Tucson Arizona: National Association of Nutritional Professional Conference: Topic: Organophosphates as it relates to Diseases of Our Culture, should we prevent, treat or focus on optimizing health? Link: https://healcon.org/2019-nanp-conference-friday-speakers/

Courses

Nutrition 614: Macronutrients

Nutrition 622: Advanced Biochemistry and Pathophysiology

Nutrition 663: Sports Nutrition

Nutrition 722: Advanced Laboratory Assessment

Nutrition 801: Nutrition and Functional Medicine

Nutrition 833: Metabolic Disorders and CVD

Nutrition 615: Nutrients for Mental Performance

Nutrition 635: Clinical Nutrition I

Nutrition 622: Food and Balance

Awards

Dr. Coetzee was nominated for the best thesis award for his case series trial on Metabolic Syndrome Reversal at University of Bridgeport.

Dr. Coetzee received the "Great Esteem Award" at MUIH for his dedication and devotion to student performance and their academic evolvement.

Personal Narrative

Dr. Coetzee is very passionate about integrative health, and truly practices what he teaches. He was a former collegiate golfer with more than 50 victories as an amateur and collegiate player. His hobbies include tennis, cycling and motorcycles. Dr. Coetzee has traveled solo cross country on a motorcycle more than 10 times. He is engaged and has a daughter, who graduated Pratt Institute. He also recently adopted a rescue named "Bean", a doberman, cattle dog mix.

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