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Dr. Patterson Stark, BSc, D.C. FASLM, DipASLM, DipABAAHP

The Concept of Lifestyle Medicine stands on the shoulders of these giants! 

  • T.  Colin Campbell, PhD

  • Dear Ornish, MD, FACLM

  • Michael Greger, MD, FACLM

I acknowledge my mentors with heartfelt gratitude for their lifetimes of contribution to mankind.


Born and raised in California Patterson  has been located in  Christchurch New Zealand for the last 20 of his 32 years in New Zealand.  The ideals of "Stark Health" are dedicated  to Lifestyle education and leadership for patients and physician training alike, world-wide.  

Stark's aims are to empower to prevent, reverse or manage chronic degenerative conditions with evidence based science and compassion. This encompasses the best of holistic modalities like diet, exercise, stress reduction and sleep hygiene to name a few. 


Patterson Stark is USA trained and Board Certified as a Chiropractor, in California, Colorado and New Zealand.  A Fellow of the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine and  double board certified health practitioner in Lifestyle Medicine and Anti Ageing Medicine.  Board Certified Chiropractor in New Zealand and board has at one time or another been board eligibility in Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine, Neurology, Applied Kinesiology, Nutrition and Women’s  and Men’s Health as a sub-Speciality.  Patterson is now sharpening his knives for certification in Culinary Medicine


Clinician, Author, Video-Blogger, Motivational Speaker, avid E-Mountain Biker (sponsored by Specialized Bikes), Surfer, SUP Surfer, hiker, lover of all nature and Paraglider, Patterson hope to live the lifestyle he teaches -


V -He is a Vegan by choice - more specifically “Whole Food - Plant-Based without SOS - Sugar Oil or Salt, BUT you don't have to be -  maintains a BMI of 21 and body fat of 5% FYI.


He is in his 10’780 days from his 100th year on this planet as of this writing. 

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