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Dr Andrew

Demystifying health and wellbeing.


Dr Andrew Rochford is a renowned figure in the Australian medical and media landscapes, whose journey from an Emergency Doctor to a Medical Executive, Author, and Media Personality reflects a profound commitment to enhancing healthcare.

After graduating from the prestigious University of Sydney Medical School, where Andrew completed both an undergraduate degree in Medical Science and a Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery with Honours, his career has straddled the cutting edge of medicine and the forefront of health communication.

Andrew's professional life took off in high-pressure environments like Brisbane’s Princess Alexandra Hospital and Sydney’s Royal North Shore Hospital, where his roles ranged from a surgical trainee to an Emergency Registrar. These experiences not only honed his clinical skills but also ignited a passion for healthcare innovation.

This drive led him to found his own healthcare solutions company, Docta Pty Ltd, which marked the beginning of his entrepreneurial journey into telehealth and digital healthcare solutions. His ventures extended beyond Australian borders to India and Indonesia, where he spearheaded projects to connect remote healthcare services with central clinics and played a key role in developing digital public networks in primary healthcare settings. Andrew recently sold Docta to the global healthcare company Aspen Medical. As part of this acquisition, Andrew is currently CEO of Aspen Medical’s Indonesian operations and leading their Hospital Infrastructure project across the country to build over 20 Major Hospitals and 600 clinics.

Parallel to his medical and entrepreneurial ventures, Andrew has cultivated a dynamic media career, starting with his memorable appearance on the 2004 series of "The Block." His natural charisma and ability to demystify medical concepts propelled him into the limelight, leading to roles on prime-time television shows, morning radio, and as a health expert on national platforms such as Channel 10’s "The Project" and the Seven Networks “Sunday Night”. His work in media has been an avenue for entertaining and educating the public on health issues, showcasing his ability to blend scientific knowledge with relatable and engaging communication.

Andrew's contributions to health communication also include his authorship of "The Reality Check-Up," a no-nonsense health guide that distils his medical knowledge into practical advice, reflecting his philosophy of applying scientific rigour to everyday health decisions.

Beyond his professional achievements, Andrew is deeply passionate about family, fitness, and fostering an informed, evidence-based approach to health and wellness. His advocacy work, including his roles as a spokesperson for the Australian Digital Health Agency and ambassador for Drinkwise, highlights his commitment to public health initiatives and advancements.

Dr. Andrew Rochford's multifaceted career —spanning clinical medicine, executive healthcare, innovation, and media — positions him as a pivotal figure in shaping the conversation around health and medicine in Australia and beyond. His unique blend of medical expertise, media presence, entrepreneurial drive, curiosity, hunger for knowledge and passion for engaging communication enables him to articulate a vision for the future of healthcare that is informed by a deep understanding of its past and present challenges.

Talking Points

Leadership, Teamwork and Crisis Management

Andrew reflects on his time in emergency, with some fascinating anecdotes and stories and how they relate to the modern day business and organisational environment.

Work-Life Balance

How to maximise your time so that you can stay healthy, have fun and achieve more at work without sacrificing your life. Dr Rochford draws on his own experiences working two sometimes three busy jobs, whilst having a young family and looking after his health, to show how it is possible to have it all.

The Essential 20

Dr Rochford shares his top 20 proven health tips and tricks that everyone should know and practice for a productive and healthy life.

The Secrets to Living Longer

Learn from what the longest living, healthiest communities on the planet do to live a longer, happier and healthier life.

Brain Training

Dr Rochford explains how you can harness the untapped power of your mind to help tackle life's tough decisions, think clearly and get ahead.

Healthy Workers are Productive Workers

How to use simple health tricks to maximise productivity in the workplace.

Investing in your Health Future

Discover the simple things you should be doing now to get the most out of your life today, tomorrow and beyond based on predictions about what the future of health looks like.

The Secrets of High Performers

Exploring an area of biology and medicine called chronomedicine. It focuses on the natural biological cycles of the human body, i.e. sleep, activity, eating, hormonal etc and how different high performers have maximised their success by harnessing these cycles. It' s been a fascinating area to research and one that i think everyone can apply their own lives.

Men's Health

The simple health checklist that every man needs to follow.
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