About Me



Neville is a former South African Airforce pilot and holds the coveted SAAF “WINGS”. He has a President’s Commission in the South African Army and also the South African Airforce.

He gave up flying in response to a call to Christian mission and medical services, and qualified as an ordained Methodist Minister and then a Medical doctor,  and served his Internship in the No. 2 Military Hospital in South Africa, where he developed an early interest in general surgery and trauma.

He then served as a Mission Doctor for 3 years at the Bethesda Mission Hospital , Zululand, in a  remote part of southern Africa, where he gained invaluable experience in surgery, obstetrics and rural medicine.

He underwent further Vocational Training at the Cecilia Makiwane Hospital in East London where he spent 4 years rotating through medicine, paediatrics, obstetrics, gynaecology, general surgery, eye surgery and orthopoedics. During this period he continued his post-graduate studies, followed by several years in Private Family Practice in East London, South Africa.

Neville is a graduate of  Rhodes University,  University of Cape Town Medical School, The College of Medicine, S.A.,  and the Pretoria Medical School,  and  is a holder of several Diplomas in a variety of fields.

He is a  Diplomate of the College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of South Africa, is Certified in Acupuncture, Advanced Trauma Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support and holds a Diploma as a Natural Health Consultant.

He has a Master of Science degree in  Nutrition and Exercise..

While working and studying in Canada he obtained a Diploma in Creative Writing.

One of his many interests is Preventative Cardiology and the role of Nutrition in clinical medicine. (Nutrigenomics).

After leaving South Africa Neville accepted appointments in AUSTRALIA,  where he  worked as a GP/Surgeon  in the Northern Territory, and later as a doctor in a Queensland rural hospital,  followed  by a 5 year period in CANADA ,working in private practices with hospital privileges .

While in Canada, he joined the Medical Unit of the University of Manitoba , and served as a Fly-in-Physician, flying to isolated communities in Northern Manitoba. There, living and working amongst the Cree and Ojibwa tribes he gained invaluable insights into their culture, disease patterns and healing arts.

Neville arrived in Ireland from Canada in 2004 to take up an appointment in Dublin, and then joined a Wexford practice in 2005-2006. In 2007 he relocated to Maynooth, and opened the Leinster Medical Clinic, with the intention of establishing an Integrative Medical Model which focused on Preventative Medical protocols, as well as providing primary and secondary medical care for private patients.
He became a naturalised Irish citizen in 2013 and has made Ireland his home.

Neville believes that the prevailing medical paradigm is severely limited by its singular focus on disease, rather than on opportunities, and the potential, for creating health and  promoting wellness.

“He believes that the future of medicine lies in the field of Nutrigenomics and Orthomolecular Medicine, which explores the science of nutritional regulation of genetic expression for health and disease.

The application of these principles is already visible in the field of nano-technology, where the transfer of molecular energy from microscopic nutrients to human cells can be effected via non-transdermal skin patches applied to pre-determined sites on the body.

These futuristic applications hold great promise for the goal of non-pharmalogical interventions in the pursuit of optimal health and wellness”

John Lark M.A., NMT,

Strength and Conditioning Coach, Nutritionist

Sphere Fitness Ireland

July 2009.
(Updated 2013)

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