About Us

The Australian Wellness & Cosmetic Institute is the Sunshine Coast's leading expert in all areas of functional and integrative wellness and cosmetics.

We believe that to truly look beautiful you must feel great inside and out. With nearly two decades of experience in Dr Ali Araghi, founder and head practitioner, AWCI is your team for anti-ageing, fat-loss, health and wellness procedures to make you feel good inside and look good outside.

AWCI is all about results, not fads or drastic surgery. We help you unveil the best version of yourself. Make an appointment to see us to discuss what we can do with you.


Led by Dr. Ali Eghtesadi Araghi, MD, the Australian Wellness and Cosmetic Institute and their highly professional and friendly team have health and wellness at the forefront of their minds.

This team of industry professionals work tirelessly to understand your requirements in order to obtain the desired effects you wish to obtain. In every situation we will assist you in your journey to a greater wellness inside and out.



General Practitioner/integrative Medical Practitioner/Metabolic & Nutritional Consultant

I have more than 14 years of post graduate experience in the fields of general surgery, skin surgery, preventative medicine & Mental health disorders.

I have specialised in the field of integrative, metabolic and nutritional medicine.

I have advanced fellowship in Aesthetic & regenerative and anti-ageing medicine.
AWCI sheds light on making weight loss achievable without drastic surgical measures or expensive meal replacements.




Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) Bachelor of Nutritian & Dietetics

Kayla is highly motivated to provide quality care for her patients and encourages her clients to achieve their goals. She takes time to explore your health concerns, individualizes nutrition plans and recommendations.

Kayla is very understanding and conscious of day to day difficulties faced when trying to improve your diet and offers real life solutions and strategies that will fit in with you lifestyle.

She is passionate about delivering quality patient care that makes a difference especially in the areas of:

Weight Management - Obesity and Malnutrition

Gastroenterology - IBS, Gut Dysbiosis, Coeliac disease, GORD, Bowel surgery

Renal - chronic kidney disease, kidney stones, acute kidney injury

CVD - high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart failure

Endocrinology - Diabetes, PCOS, pancreatic and thyroid dysfunction

Kayla also performs a Dual X-Ray Absorptiometry (DXA) Scanning that is dedicated to measuring body composition.
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