Joe-Kosterich-avAuthor, speaker, doctor and health industry consultant, Dr Joe Kosterich wants you to be healthy and get the most out of life.

He has a regular column in the Mind and Body section of the West Australian Newspaper and Medical Observer as well as being on the advisory panel of Prevention Magazine. He has regular slots on the 6PR morning program and Nightline , and is Medical spokesperson for Virtual Medical Centre. Dr Joe is a guest presenter on Today Tonight on Channel 7. He has written for numerous medical and mainstream publications and is regularly sought for comment by the electronic and print media.

Dr Joe gives motivational and practical health talks for the general public and corporations on how to look and feel better.

He is medical advisor to the Universal Health Network and International Medical Director of The Weekly Fitness Challenge.

Previously Dr Joe held senior positions in the Australian Medical Association and sat on numerous industry and government boards. He has extensive corporate experience in the setting up and management of medical centres and in helping businesses maintain a healthy workforce.


Blog entries by Dr Joe

  • Preventative health: worth it?

    Over the last 30 years we have seen the rise of preventative health. Three recent articles shine a spotlight on this and raise good questions. A ..Read more

  • How do you avoid and manage depression?

    The drug free way to avoid and manage depression

    Once again a large question mark has been thrown over antidepressants. A major analysis of previous studies shows that the effect of Selec..Read more

  • How to get a better night’s sleep

    The human body needs sleep

    Over the last century the amount of sleep people get has declined by over an hour. It is estimated that at the turn of the twentieth century we averaged nine ho..Read more

  • Why laughter is the best medicine

    Can laughter really benefit your health?

    There is an old adage about laughter being the best medicine. It is quite true.

    It is impossible to feel stressed when you laugh. Laught..Read more

  • Keeping fit made easy

    For many people exercise is something extra to do in a busy schedule. This was not always so. In previous years we had to be active to stay alive. Our more ancient ancestors could only eat what they c..Read more

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