Dr Mark Hardy is the Medical Director and a member of the Medical Advisory Board at CA clinics . He is also an Addiction Specialist and Visiting Medical Officer at Northern Beaches Hospital.
Dr Mark has a deep interest in chronic diseases, toxicology, and mental health and is particularly passionate about the management of addiction in the Australian community. This drove him to delve into the medicinal cannabis space in search of evidence based alternatives to ineffective treatments in the area of chronic pain. He later expanded his application of medical cannabis in into his other clinical interests such as mental health and chronic illness.
Mark trained and commenced prescribing medicinal cannabinoids for a range of medical conditions in accordance with NSW and National guidelines. Dr Mark said that this new and exciting part of his practice added dimensions of therapeutic management, advocacy, research and clinical leadership to his professional career.