Dr Zeeshan Arain

By March 27, 2014

Dr Zeeshan Arain



Dr Zeeshan Arain


Zee received his medical degree from Monash University in 2003 and has also completed a Masters of Public Health and Tropical Medicine through James Cook University. He worked in the hospital system for many years mainly as an emergency department doctor before switching to general practice. Currently he divides his time between South Yarra Medical and his position as the club doctor for the Melbourne Demons AFL Club. He is very experienced in the field of sports medicine. Zee enjoys all aspects of General Practice, including paediatrics, minor surgical procedures, travel medicine and is also certified to insert implanon contraceptive.

Zee’s other passion is preventative medicine. He believes the role of proper nutrition, exercise, stress management and adequate sleep is paramount in the prevention and treatment of most chronic diseases including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hypertension, hypertriglyceridemia, fatty liver, polycystic ovarian syndrome, gastro oesophageal reflux, irritable bowel and so on. He has successfully assisted numerous patients lose weight and maintain their weight loss with a well formulated personalised nutrition plan. He has given several public lectures exploring these themes and is in the process of developing a research study in this field.

Outside of work, Zee likes to keep very busy. He played cricket for over 10 years for the Malvern Cricket Club before recently making the switch to competitive sprinting. His other interests include travelling, reading, watching movies and he has recently begun learning Spanish.

David Gillespie
March 27, 2014

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