AHPRA lifts dietary advice ban on surgeon Gary Fettke

After two years, the watchdog has stood down over the doctor's vocal advocacy of low-carb, high-fat diet to patients with diabetes

An orthopedic surgeon who was banned from giving dietary advice to his patients has been cleared by the medical watchdog.

Dr Gary Fettke, a vocal advocate of the low carbohydrate, high fat diet, was investigated by AHPRA after concerns were raised about the specific nutritional advice he was giving his patients.