Laura Ballantyne

Accredited Practising Dietitian

Laura Ballantyne is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Nutritionist attaining a Bachelor of Health Sciences and a Master of Dietetics from Deakin University. She is also accredited in Nutrition Therapy for Fertility and Pregnancy.

Laura is passionate about helping her patients to take control of their health without relying so heavily on medications. Laura does not prescribe diets, she works with her patients to make them feel comfortable and respected, providing guidance for dietary modification to assist with improving the management of medical conditions.

She takes a different approach with each of her patients to ensure advice is tailored to their needs, situation and health. She has a genuine care for her patients and loves empowering patients to optimise their health and nutrition.

Laura specialises in women’s healthy and fertility:

  • Hormonal imbalances (PCOS, Insulin resistance), infertility, endometriosis, irregular menstrual cycles/hypothalamic amenorrhoea, pre- and post- natal nutrition, pregnancy.

Laura can provide dietetic treatment for the following:

  • Digestive disorders – IBS, FODMAPs, Coeliac Disease and other intolerances
  • Diabetes – Impaired glucose tolerance, Type 2, Gestational
  • Malnutrition and unintentional weight loss
  • Weight management – strategies to achieve sustained weight loss
  • Heart health – cholesterol, hypertension, heart conditions
  • Nutrient and mineral deficiency
  • Disordered eating
  • Paediatric nutrition
  • Vegan and Vegetarian diets
  • Oncology

Laura consults from our practice every second Monday and her billings are as follows:

Service Full Fee Medicare Rebate Out of pocket
GP Care Plan
Initial Consultation $95 $54.60 $40.40
Review Consultation $75 $54.60 $20.40
Private Patients (without care plan therefore not covered by Medicare)
Initial Consultation $100 Claim on Private Health Insurance (Ancillary cover)
Review Consultation $80 Claim on Private Health Insurance (Ancillary cover)
Health Care and Pensioner Card holders
Initial Consultation $90 Claim on Private Health Insurance (Ancillary cover)
Review Consultation $70 Claim on Private Health Insurance (Ancillary cover)

Appointments can be made via phoning the practice on 52431111

Consulting hours

Every second Monday