DOCTORS AND OTHER HEALTH EXPERTS WHO HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO THIS SITE
Names are in alphabetical order by first name per category of specialty.
Michael Stewart, PhD, Professor of Audiology, Department of Communication Disorders, Central Michigan University.
Rachel Raphael, M.A., CCC-A, an audiologist with Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore.
Rivka Strom, AuD, CCC-A, Director of Audiology, Advanced Hearing NY Inc.
David Edelson, MD, board certified in internal and bariatric medicine, one of the top obesity experts in the U.S., and founder and medical director for thin-site.com and HealthBridge.
Richard Kelley, MD, author of “The Fitness Response,” and the “The Three-Hour Appetite.”
Adam Splaver, MD, an experienced cardiologist and Founding Partner/Medical Director of the cardiovascular division of NanoHealth Associates.
Alvaro Waissbluth, MD, an Ohio-based heart surgeon who’s board certified in interventional cardiology and cardiovascular diseases, and founder of Eat Tank, an educational nutrition initiative that provides simple tools and practical knowledge for better understanding food.
Asim Cheema, MD, board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases and interventional cardiology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Charles C. Cummings, MD, Interventional Cardiologist, LifeBridge Health Cardiovascular Institute in Baltimore, MD.
Chester M. Hedgepeth, III, MD, PhD, Executive Chief of Cardiology at Care New England.
Cynthia Thaik, MD, cardiologist and author of “Your Vibrant Heart.”
David N. Smith, MD, owner of Premier Cardiovascular Care, Charlotte, NC.
Dawn Kershner, DO, a cardiologist at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD.
Donna P. Denier, MD, The Cardiology Center with the Appalachian Regional Healthcare System in NC.
Elizabeth Klodas, MD, board certified cardiologist and co-founder of Step One Foods.
George Ruiz, MD, chief of cardiology at MedStar Union Memorial and MedStar Good Samaritan Hospitals, who specializes in the care of adults with advanced heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, congenital heart disease and heart disease during pregnancy.
Glenn Meininger, MD, Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology Services for the Baltimore region of the MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute. He is board certified in cardiac electrophysiology, cardiovascular disease and internal medicine.
Jack Wolfson, DO, FACC, a practicing cardiologist in Arizona, author of The Paleo Cardiologist: The Way to a Healthy Heart.
John M. Kennedy, MD, medical director of preventative cardiology and wellness at Marina del Rey Hospital.
Jonathan Fialkow, MD, board certified cardiologist and certified by the American Board of Clinical Lipidology, whose experience includes being medical director of EKG, Stress Lab and Cardiac Rehabilitation for Baptist Cardiac and Vascular Institute.
Kavitha Chinnaiyan, MD, a cardiologist at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, MI.
Larry Santora, MD, cardiologist, medical director of cardiac CT, and medical director of the Vascular and Wellness Center, Saint Joseph Hospital, Orange, CA, and author of “OC Cure for Heart Disease.”
Lowell Steen, MD, Interventional Cardiologist at Loyola University Medical Center, Director of the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Training Program, and Medical Advisor to 120/Life.
Matthew Budoff, MD, Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine and Director of Cardiac CT at the Division of Cardiology at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.
Michael Hoosien, MD, MSc, a cardiac electrophysiologist with Piedmont Heart Hospital in Atlanta, GA.
Momina Mastoor, MD, a board certified cardiologist who runs the Structural Heart Clinic at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, MD.
Monica Reynolds, MD, a cardiologist with ColumbiaDoctors Medical Group in White Plains, NY.
Nichole M. Polin, MD, FACC, Director, Cardio-Oncology Clinic, Ochsner Health System.
Norman E. Lepor, MD, a cardiologist, and Co-director, Cardiovascular Imaging, Westside Medical Imaging and Clinical Professor of Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute.
Pam Marcovitz, MD, medical director of the Ministrelli Women’s Heart Center, at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak.
Pilar Stevens-Cohen, MD, FACC, Department of Cardiology, South Nassau Communities Hospital.
Renee P. Bullock-Palmer, MD, director of The Women’s Cardiac Center at Deborah Heart and Lung Center, Browns Mills, NJ.
Robert M. Davidson, MD, a cardiologist with the Division of Cardiology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles.
Sameer Sayeed, MD, a cardiologist at ColumbiaDoctors of Somers, NY.
Simon Dixon, MD, chairman of cardiovascular medicine for Beaumont Health System in Michigan.
Stacy Mitchell Doyle, MD, resident physician of FoodTherapyMD and long-time advocate of plant-based nutritional protocols.
Suzanne Steinbaum, MD, Director, Women and Heart Disease, Heart and Vascular Institute, Lenox Hill Hospital, NY.
Teresa Caulin-Glaser, MD, cardiologist and senior vice president with Service Lines, OhioHealth.
Teri Dreher, RN, CCRN, an award-winning RN patient advocate and pioneer in the field of private patient advocacy.
Waqar Khan, MD, provider of state-of-the-art cardiology services to the Houston area for over 20 years, and author of “Be Heart Smart: Understand, Treat, and Prevent Coronary Heart Disease.”
William Davis, MD, cardiologist, author of Wheat Belly; founder, the Track Your Plaque program for heart disease prevention and reversal.
Allan S. Stewart, MD, Director of Aortic Surgery and Co-Director of the Valve Center, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital.
John A. Elefteriades, MD, a weight lifter himself, and William W.L. Glenn Professor of Surgery, and Director, Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven, New Haven, CT.
Mark Pool, MD, cardiothoracic surgeon with Texas Health Dallas, and a member of Cardiac, Vascular & Thoracic Surgical Associates of Dallas, a Texas Health Physicians Group practice.
Michael Fiocco, MD, Chief of Open Heart Surgery at Union Memorial Hospital, one of the nation’s top 50 heart hospitals.
Jeffrey Langmaid, DC, Founder, The Evidence Based Chiropractor, and co-founder, The Smart Chiropractor, PivotBay Consulting..
Tom Carpenter, DC, corrective exercise specialist, certified personal trainer and chiropractor, inventor of Stand Corrected™, a portable harness-like stretching tool that helps alleviate back, neck and shoulder pain.
Alireza Panahpour, DDS, author of “The Good Dentist.”
Brijesh Chandwani, DMD, BDS, Diplomate, American Board of Orofacial Pain, with Connecticut & NY TMJ.
Cyndi Blalock, DDS, owner of Cardinal Dental in St. Peters, MO.
Donald R. Tanenbaum, DDS, MPH, Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept. of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dental Medicine at Stony Brook University, and author of “Doctor, Why Does My Face Still Ache.”
Gigi Meinecke, DMD, FAGD, member of the Academy of General Dentistry with a private practice in Potomac, MD.
Guy M. Hanson, DDS, MBA, MAGD.
Haissam Dahan, DMD, MSc, PhD, lecturer at Harvard and McGill University and owner of Ottawa TMJ & Sleep Apnea Clinic.
Idan Snapir, DDS, of the Dental Smile Center in Van Nuys, CA.
Jeffrey Haddad, DDS, of Doolin Haddad Advanced Dentistry in Rochester, MI.
Laurence (Larry) Grayhills, DMD, MS, MAGD, member of the Academy of General Dentistry.
Michael Long, DDS, practicing in Fresno, CA for over 40 years.
Ogbonna B. Bowden, DDS, Immediate Past President, Chicago Dental Society KHP, and with Woodlawn Dental Gallery in Chicago, IL.
Alan Rockoff, MD, with the Rockoff Dermatology Center in Brookline, MA.
Allison Arthur, MD, FAAD, board certified dermatologist with Sand Lake Dermatology Center in Orlando, FL.
Andrea Cambio, MD, board certified dermatologic surgeon, and medical director of Cambio Dermatology in Florida.
Ben Behnam, MD, a board certified dermatologist from Dermatology & Hair Restoration Specialists in Santa Monica, CA.
Bobby Buka, MD, a NYC dermatologist and CEO of The Dermatology Specialists, and author of “Buka’s Emergencies in Dermatology” and “Top 50 Dermatology Case Studies for Primary Care.”
Caroline A. Chang, MD, board certified dermatologist and founder of the Rhode Island Dermatology Institute.
David Rahimi, MD, a board-certified dermatologist and cosmetic surgeon, and founder of Forever Young, Inc.
Dendy Engelman, MD, a board certified dermatologic surgeon, of Medical Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery .
Emily de Golian, MD, a board certified dermatologist with Dermatology Consultants, P.C., in Atlanta, GA.
Erum Ilyas, MD, a board certified dermatologist who performs adult and pediatric medical dermatology, cosmetic dermatology and skin cancer treatment at Montgomery Dermatology, LLC.
Estee Williams, MD, board-certified medical, cosmetic and surgical dermatologist who treats adult and pediatric patients, and is assistant clinical professor in dermatology at Mount Sinai Medical Center.
Gary Goldenberg, MD, assistant professor, dermatology and pathology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, medical director of the Dermatology Faculty Practice, NY.
George Hollenberg, MD, a dermatopathology specialist in Plainview, NY.
Glenn Kolansky, MD, with Advanced Dermatology Surgery & Laser Center of NJ.
Hadley King, MD, a board certified dermatologist who specializes in medical and cosmetic dermatology.
Janet Prystowsky, MD, board certified dermatologist in New York, NY, with 30-plus years’ experience.
Jason R. Lupton, MD, board certified dermatologist practicing in the San Diego, CA area.
Jena Martin, MD, board certified anatomic and dermatopathologist based in the Minneapolis area.
Jennifer Gordon, MD, who is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology and practices at Westlake Dermatology in Austin, TX.
Joel Schlessinger, MD, board certified dermatologist and cosmetic surgeon with a private practice in Omaha, NE, and founder of LovelySkin.com.
Joshua L. Fox, MD, founder and director of Advanced Dermatology, P.C., of New York and New Jersey.
Judith Hellman, MD, Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Mt Sinai Hospital, NY.
Kally Papantoniou, MD, with Simply Dermatology in NY.
Kara Shah, MD, an adult and pediatric dermatologist and founder of Kenwood Dermatology in Cincinnati, OH.
Maria M. Tsoukas, MD, Director of Residency Program and Interim Department Head, Associate Professor of Dermatology, University of Illinois College of Medicine.
Michael Shapiro, MD, Medical Director and Founder of Vanguard Dermatology in NYC, NY.
Monica Halem, MD, Founder and Medical Director of The New York Dermatologic Surgery Cosmetic Laser Center.
Neal Schultz, MD, a dermatologist with a private practice in the NYC area, and founder of dermTV.com.
Neelam Vashi, MD, Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, and Founder and Director, Boston University Center for Ethnic Skin.
Nita Patel, MD, Medical Director of Advance Dermatology and Laser Medical Center in Marina Del Rey, CA.
Oanh Lauring, MD, founder of Lauring Dermatology in Nottingham, MD.
Rebecca Baxt, MD, a board certified dermatologist with Baxt CosMedical, assistant clinical professor of dermatology at NYU, and member of the Skin Cancer Foundation.
Rebecca Tung, MD, director of the dermatology division at Loyola University Health System, Chicago.
Robert Dorin, MD, NYC-based hair care expert and restoration specialist.
Sharyn Laughlin, MD, board certified dermatologist and co-founder of the CyberDERM line of sun protection products and medical director of Laserderm, a pioneering laser skin surgery clinic in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Steven Musick, MD, a board certified dermatologist who runs Musick Dermatology, LLC, in Swansea, IL.
Susan Weinkle, MD, Susan Weinkle, MD, a board certified dermatologist with a private practice in Bradenton, FL.
Tess Mauricio, MD, FAAD, a leading board certified dermatologist from Stanford University Medical School and CEO of MBeautyClinic.com.
Vishal Madan, MD, consultant dermatologist, laser and skin cancer surgeon, and founder/director of Everything Skin Clinic™.
Zain Husain, MD, FAAD, board certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained Mohs micrographic surgeon with New Jersey Dermatology & Aesthetics Center.
Alison Massey, RD, LDN, MS, registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator with Frederick Primary Care Associates.
Leigh Tracy, RD, LDN, a dietitian at The Center for Endocrinology at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore.
Lucille Hughes, RN, FAADE, director of diabetes education at Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside, NY.
Medha Munshi, MD, especially for this article. Dr. Munshi is director of Joslin Geriatric Diabetes Programs, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and assistant professor of medicine, Harvard Medical School.
Sheri Colberg, PhD, Professor Emerita, Exercise Science, Old Dominion University, founder of Diabetes Motion, and one of the world’s leading experts on diabetes and exercise.
Beth Rosenbaum, LCSW, Primary Therapist at The Renfrew Center, the country’s first residential treatment facility and largest network of eating disorder treatment facilities.
Harry A. Brandt, MD, Regional Medical Director, Eating Recovery Center/Eastern Region in Baltimore, MD.
Linda Centeno, PhD, clinical psychologist, and assistant director of the Koch Center in NJ that specializes in eating disorder treatment.
Tammy Holcomb, MS, EdS, former executive director of Carolina House eating disorder programs in NC, and now with Sage Psychology Group.
Andrea Natale, MD, cardiac electrophysiologist and executive medical director of the Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute at St. David’s Medical Center.
Daniel P. Morin, MD, FACC, Director of Electrophysiology Research and Director of Cardiovascular Research for the Ochsner Health System.
Frederick Ehlert, MD, cardiologist with the Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing division at ColumbiaDoctors Eastside, NYC.
Lawrence Kanner, MD, Director, Electrophysiology/Arrhythmia Services, South Nassau Communities Hospital.
Paul Rogers, MD, PhD (Medical Director, Cardiac Rhythm Device Clinic, Ochsner Health System).
Peter R. Kowey, MD, FACC, Professor of Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology, Jefferson Medical College; Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Main Line Health System; and author of “Lethal Rhythm,” a medical mystery.
Lance S. Burns, MD, emergency medicine specialist, of Legacy ER & Urgent Care, Frisco East location.
Rob Lapporte, MD, board certified in emergency medicine, of Legacy ER & Urgent Care, Coppell, Texas location.
Yvette McQueen, MD, emergency medicine physician and CEO of MedQueen LLC.
Craig Stump, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine and Nutritional Sciences; Chief, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension, University of Arizona, Southern Arizona VA Healthcare System.
Kent Holtorf, MD, thyroidologist and founder of Holtorf Medical Group, with practices in California and about to open centers in multiple states throughout the country.
Dani Singer, CPT, fitness director for Fit2Go Personal Training.
Fabio Comana, MA, MS, an exercise physiologist with the American Council on Exercise, as well as an ACE- and ACSM-certified personal trainer.
Jennifer He, a NASM certified personal trainer based in New York City who specializes in women’s weight loss.
Julie Joffrion, certified personal trainer, owner at All Inclusive Health, a personal training studio in New Orleans that offers options to those with disabilities.
Juliet Deane, Elitefts staff member, Elitefts-sponsored figure athlete, personal trainer (NSCA) and co-owner of The Training Studio, NJ.
Monica Charlton, certified personal trainer and Silver Sneakers certified trainer at All Inclusive Health, a personal training studio in New Orleans.
Steve Cotter, Director, International Kettlebell and Fitness Federation (IKFF)
Akram Alashari, MD, abdominal surgeon and critical care physician, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Florida.
Alan Gingold, DO, a board certified gastroenterologist with the Digestive Healthcare Center of NJ.
Benjamin Levy, MD, board certified gastroenterologist who provides clinical care to patients at Mount Sinai Hospital, Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital, and Sinai Medical Group Touhy Refugee Clinic.
Brian Lacy, MD, of Dartmouth Hitchcock Med Center, who specializes in functional disorders of the gastrointestinal tract and is author of the book “Healing Heartburn.”
Carson Liu, MD, who specializes in treating upper gastrointestinal medical conditions, including GERD, and bariatric surgeries.
Caterina Oneto, MD, with Concorde Gastroenterology, and Clinical Assistant Professor within the NYU Division of Gastroenterology, and board certified in both internal medicine and gastroenterology.
Daniel Motola, MD, a top board certified gastroenterologist and hepatologist providing same-day and next-day services in NYC with Gotham Medical Associates.
David D. Clarke, MD, President, Psychophysiologic Disorders Association (stressillness.com), Clinical Assistant Professor of Gastroenterology Emeritus, Oregon Health & Science University, Faculty Associate, Arizona State University; and author of “They Can’t Find Anything Wrong.”
David Robbins, MD, a gastroenterologist at the Manhattan Endoscopy Center, NY.
Edward Brettholz, MD, with Concorde Gastroenterology, who is board certified in both internal medicine and gastroenterology and is Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Edward Cruz Paredez, MD, section chief of gastroenterology at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla.
Franjo Vladic, MD, a board certified gastroenterologist with Center for Digestive Health and Endoscopy Center in Ohio.
Hugh Mai, MD, Director of Endoscopic Ultrasonography and Bariatric Endoscopy, Gastroenterology Division, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and LifeBridge Health.
Jay Desai, MD, who specializes in colonoscopy, upper endoscopy and consultative gastroenterology at New York Gastroenterology Associates in NYC, NY.
Jeffrey Fine, MD, chief of gastroenterology at the Medical Surgical Clinic of Irving.
John Covington, MD, gastroenterologist at the Center for Digestive Disease at MedStar Franklin Square.
John E. Pandolfino, MD, Director of the Esophageal Center, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Associate Professor, Division of Gastroenterology at Northwestern University.
John P. Geibel, MD, Professor of Gastrointestinal Surgery at the Yale University School of Medicine.
Jonathan Zinberg, MD, chief of gastroenterology at South Nassau Community Hospital, Oceanside, NY.
Jordan Winter, MD, a hepato-pancreatic-biliary and oncology surgeon and Chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center.
Larry Good, MD, in practice for 41 years and with a private practice in Lynbrook, NY.
Lauren Gerson, MD, board-certified gastroenterologist for California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco.
Matilda N. Hagan, MD, inflammatory bowel disease specialist at The Center for Inflammatory Bowel and Colorectal Diseases, part of The Melissa L. Posner Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease, Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore.
Maxwell Chait, MD, gastroenterologist at ColumbiaDoctors Medical Group in Westchester County, NY.
Mervyn D. Danilewitz, MD, FACG, AGAF, Chief of Gastroenterology, Mercy Philadelphia Hospital.
Michael Blume, MD, a gastroenterologist at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, Baltimore.
Mitchell S. Cappell, MD, Chief, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI.
Ned Snyder, MD, Chief of Gastroenterology, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, Houston, Texas.
Neil Sengupta, MD, a general gastroenterologist and assistant professor at the University of Chicago, and Recipient of the Young G.I. Investigator grant by the G.I. Research Foundation.
Nnenna C. Okpara, MD, gastroenterologist and director of endoscopy at the Center for Women’s Gastrointestinal Health, Women & Infants Hospital in Providence, RI.
Pankaj Vashi, MD, Lead National Medical Director, National Director, Gastroenterology/Nutrition/Metabolic Support, Cancer Centers Treatment of America.
Pejman Katiraei, DO, FAAP, an integrative physician whose many areas of specialty include adult and pediatric IBS.
Saad Habba, MD, an attending consultant physician (gastroenterologist) at Overlook Medical Center located in Summit, NJ.
Sander R. Binderow, MD, FACS, FASCRS of Atlanta Colon & Rectal Surgery.
Saurabh (Seth) Sethi, MD, a Harvard University and Stanford University trained board-certified gastroenterologist practicing in the San Francisco bay area.
Stefano Guandalini, MD, Founder and Medical Director, The University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center, and Professor of Pediatrics, Chief, Section of Gastroenterology, The University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital.
Steven Fleisher, MD, a gastroenterologist at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, Baltimore.
Whitney Jones, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Louisville, and Founder, Colon Cancer Prevention Project.
Alejandro Badia, MD, FACS, hand and upper limb surgeon and owner of Badia Hand to Shoulder Center in Doral, FL.
Jonathan Oheb, MD, North Valley Orthopedic Institute, Chief of Orthopedic Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery; jonathanohebmd.com.
Head and Neck Surgery
Brandon Isaacson, MD, F.A.C.S., Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX.
Hamid R. Djalilian, MD, Director of Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery, University of California, Irvine.
Resham Mendi, MD, a renowned expert in the field of medical imaging, and the medical director of Bright Light Medical Imaging.
Internal and Family Medicine/DO
Arielle Levitan MD, board certified in internal medicine and co-founder of Vous Vitamin LLC and co-author of “The Vitamin Solution: Two Doctors Clear the Confusion About Vitamins and Your Health.”
Carolyn Dean, MD, ND – Medical Advisory Board Member of the non-profit Nutritional Magnesium Association at www.nutritionalmagnesium.org.
Dana S. Simpler, MD, an internal medicine physician with Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, MD, who specializes in helping patients treat disease, obesity and diabetes with diet and exercise.
Jacob Teitelbaum, MD (internal medicine), medical director of the Fibromyalgia and Fatigue Centers nationally, and author of “From Fatigued to Fantastic!”
Jenepher Piper, MSN, CRNP; family family practice nurse practitioner for Maryland Family Care for 18 years and a former nurse with Home Care Nurse for Johns Hopkins Home Care.
John Whyte, MD, board certified internist in Washington, DC, and author of “Is This Normal? The Essential Guide to Middle Age and Beyond.”
Karen M. Blitz-Shabbir, DO, Director, North Shore-LIJ’s Multiple Sclerosis Center in Great Neck, NY.
Kathryn Boling, MD, a board certified family medicine practitioner with Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, MD.
Mark Anderson, MD, DABFM, is a partner at Executive Medicine of Texas and hosts the nationally syndicated Staying Young Radio Show.
Marc I. Leavey, MD, a primary care physician with 40-plus years of experience, who writes his blog, STRING OF MEDICAL PEARLS.
Michael Perry, MD, member of the North American Spine Society and American College of Sports Medicine.
Morton Tavel, MD, Clinical Professor Emeritus of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, and author of “Health Tips, Myths and Tricks: A Physician’s Advice.”
Richard Bezozo, MD and president of MoleSafe USA.
Richard Honaker, MD, Chief Medical Advisor at Your Doctors Online, with 40+ years’ experience as a primary care physician.
Steven Lamm, MD of internal medicine, who appears regularly as the house doctor on ABC’s “The View,” and author of “No Guts, No Glory.”
Susan L. Besser, MD, with Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, and Diplomate American Board of Obesity Medicine and board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.
Walter Gaman, MD, FABFM, author of several award-winning books including “Age to Perfection: How to Thrive to 100, Happy, Healthy, and Wise,” and a partner at Executive Medicine of Texas, a global leader in preventive and proactive health.
William Manger, MD, PhD, founder of the National Hypertension Association, professor emeritus at the New York School of Medicine, and author of the book, “Live Longer, Live Better: Avoid the Risks.”
Darren Klass, MD, clinical instructor of interventional radiology at the University of British Columbia and the Vancouver Coastal Health Association.
Romi Chopra, MD, founder of the Midwest Institute for Minimally Invasive Therapies (MIMIT), an interventional radiology and endovascular therapy practice.
Alex Little, MD, a thoracic surgeon with a special interest in esophageal and lung cancer, and clinical professor at the University of Arizona.
Anthony P. Geraci, MD, associate professor of neurology at Donald & Barbara Zucker School of Medicine in New York.
Bonnie Gerecke, MD, director of the Neurology Center at Mercy in Baltimore; and board certified neurologist with a special interest in neuromuscular disorders, ALS and EMG.
Brian Loftus, MD, board certified neurologist in Bellaire, Texas, who specializes in migraine headaches and multiple sclerosis.
Carol Redillas, MD, founder of Crescent City Headache and Neurology Center.
Daniel Kantor, MD, President Emeritus, Florida Society of Neurology, and director, Neurology Residency Program, Florida Atlantic University.
Howie Zheng, MD, a general neurologist with The Neurology Center at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland.
Karen M. Blitz-Shabbir, DO, neuro-rehabilitation and multiple sclerosis specialist with Island Neuro Care in NY.
Kristina Lafaye, MD, board certified neurologist, assistant clinical professor of neurology at Tulane University School of Medicine, full time clinical staff and director of the neurophysiology lab at Ochsner Medical Center.
Mary Dombovy, Vice President, Unity Neurosciences, medical director of the Unity Spine Center in Rochester, NY.
Michael Cartwright, MD, a board certified neurologist at Wake Forest University Health Sciences Center in Winston Salem, NC.
Michael Sellman, MD, a neurologist with the Greater Baltimore Medical Center’s Center for Neurology.
Mitzi J. Williams, MD, clinical neurologist with Morehouse School of Medicine, an MS specialist and clinical advisor for the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.
Ravish Patwardhan, MD, nationally-renowned neurosurgeon and founder of Comprehensive Neurosurgery Network.
Adam Lipson, MD, board certified neurosurgeon specializing in brain tumors, pituitary tumors and minimally invasive techniques for spinal surgery.
David Poulad, MD, a board certified neurosurgeon with IGEA Brain & Spine who practices in Union, NJ, whose special interests include the surgical treatment of brain tumors.
Ezriel Kornel, MD, Neurosurgeon, Principal with Brain & Spine Surgeons of New York, Medical Director of the Institute for Neurosciences at Northern Westchester Hospital, host of “Back Talk Live,” the weekly medical Web TV show.
Farhan Siddiq, MD, Co-medical director of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease, and Texas Health Fort Worth endovascular neurosurgeon, Texas Health Fort Worth.
Ivan Mikolaenko, MD, a board certified neurologist with subspecialty certification in neurocritical care, Neurological Surgery, P.C., New York.
John D. Lipani, MD, FACS, neurosurgeon-in-chief for and founding director of Princeton Neurological Surgery in NJ.
John M. Abrahams, MD, of Brain & Spine Surgeons of New York, and associate professor of neurosurgery at New York Medical College.
Kangmin Daniel Lee, MD, Kangmin Daniel Lee, MD, a neurosurgeon with North Jersey Brain & Spine Center.
Amanda A. Kostro Miller, RD, LDN, whose specialties are nutrition counseling, weight loss and medical nutrition therapy.
Crystal Langlois, RD, LD, Director of Nutrition, Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Southeastern Regional Medical Center.
Keith Kantor, PhD, a leading nutritionist and CEO of the Nutritional Addiction Mitigation Eating and Drinking (NAMED) program, which treats mental illness with nutrition and hydration.
Nicole Kuhl Visnic, CCN, a dietician and nutritionist in Santa Monica, CA.
Prajakta Apte, RDN, owner and founder of Right Nutrition Works who helps people create a healthier lifestyle.
Sara Artigues, registered dietician and certified personal trainer at All Inclusive Health, a nutrition planning and personal training studio in New Orleans.
Shana Spence, MS, RDN, CDN, a registered dietitian nutritionist based in New York
Alyssa Dweck, MD, a full-time practicing OB/GYN at the Mount Kisco Medical Group in Westchester County, NY, and co-author of the book, “V is for Vagina.”
Christine O’Connor, MD, FACOG, Director Adolescent Gynecology and Well Woman Care, Weinberg Center for Women’s Health, Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, MD.
Corinne Bazella, OB/GYN with University Hospitals Case Medical Center.
Gino Tutera, OB/GYN and specialist in bioidentical hormone replacement therapy.
Hilary Morgan, PhD, CNM, Jacksonville University, Director, Nursing Doctoral Program.
Kimberly Langdon, MD, senior ob/gyn and medical advisor at Medzino Health.
Lindsay Appel, MD, an OBGYN with the Family Childbirth & Children’s Center at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore.
Marcelle Pick, MSN, OB/GYN, NP, in private practice and cofounder of Women to Women Health Center, and author of the book, “Is It Me or My Hormones.”
Marlan Schwartz, MD, FACOG, robotic surgeon with Lifeline Medical Associates.
Mary Jane Minkin, MD, clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Yale University School of Medicine.
Mylaine Riobe, MD, founder of Riobe Integrative Medicine. Dr. Riobe, who’s board certified in OBGYN, is the author of “The Answer to Cancer.”
R. Mark Ellerkmann, MD, Director, The Urogynecology Center at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore.
Randy Fink, MD, Director of the Center of Excellence for Obstetrics & Gynecology in Miami, FL.
Robert J. Echenberg, MD, founder of The Echenberg Institute for Pelvic & Sexual Pain, and co-author of “Secret Suffering: How Women’s Sexual and Pelvic Pain Affects Their Relationships.”
Wendie Trubow, MD, OBGYN with Five Journeys, a membership-based wellness organization that uses functional and integrative medicine for evaluation and treatment.
Oncology – Gynecological
Anita Johnson, MD, FACS, a breast surgical oncologist with Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Atlanta.
Diane Yamada, MD, Chief, Gynecologic Oncology, University of Chicago Medical Center.
Julian Schink, MD, Chief of Gynecologic Oncology, Cancer Treatment Centers of America; Medical Director of Gynecologic and Medical Oncology, Midwestern Regional Medical Center.
Justin Chura, MD, medical director of gynecological oncology at Cancer Treatment Centers of America’s Eastern Regional Medical Center in Philadelphia.
Lisa B. Bazzett, MD, a gynecologic oncologist at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans.
Robin Cohen, former oncology RN; CEO and co-founder of the Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation.
Steven Standiford, MD, surgical leader in the Cancer Treatment Centers of America Breast Cancer Institute across all five CTCA sites.
Teresa P. Diaz-Montes, MD, of the Gynecologic Oncology Center at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, MD.
Oncology – Medical/Misc.
Daniel Vorobiof, MD, former medical oncology director of The Sandton Oncology Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa; runs the “Ask the Oncologist” forum in Belong.Life, the world’s largest social network for cancer patients.
Dennis Citrin, MD, PhD, Medical Oncologist, Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center.
Jeffrey Long, MD, author of the New York Times Best Seller, “Evidence of the Afterlife: The Science of Near-Death Experiences.” Dr. Long is a radiation oncologist in Houma, Louisiana.
Mark Levandovsky, MD, Founder and Medical Director of Preventive Medicine and Cancer Care. Dr. Levandovsky is a board certified internist and oncologist/hematologist in practice for over 17 years.
Michael Herman, MD, director of urologic oncology at South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside, NY.
Sean Cavanaugh, MD, Chief of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Southeastern Regional Medical Center.
Brian Boxer Wachler, MD, eye surgeon and founder of The Boxer Wachler Vision Institute.
Kaushal M. Kulkarni, MD, board certified ophthalmologist and neuro-ophthalmologist in private practice in New York.
Barbara Bergin, MD, board certified orthopedic surgeon at and co-founder of Texas Orthopedics, Sports & Rehabilitation Associates.
David Fisher, MD, director of the Total Joint Center of Excellence at Orthoindy Hospital, which provides leading-edge bone, joint, spine and muscle care.
Edmond Cleeman, MD, Manhattan Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Group, P.C., Sports Medicine, Arthroscopic Knee & Shoulder Surgery.
Henry Boucher, MD, clinical instructor of Adult Reconstruction, Medstar Union Memorial Orthopaedics, Baltimore, MD.
Jeffrey A. Geller, MD, Associate Chief, Division of Hip & Knee Reconstruction; Director, Minimally Invasive Hip & Knee Replacements, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY.
John T. Knight, MD, an L.A.-based hand and wrist orthopedic surgeon and director of the Hand and Wrist Institute at the D.I.S.C. Sports and Spine Center.
John-Paul H. Rue, MD, orthopedic sports medicine surgeon with Orthopedics and Joint Replacement at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, MD.
Kamala Littleton, MD, orthopedic surgeon with Orthopedics and Joint Replacement at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland.
Kevin D. Plancher, MD, MS, FACS, FAAOS, a leading NY orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine expert.
Mark Galland, MD, orthopedic surgeon, sports medicine specialist and physician at Orthopaedic Specialists of North Carolina.
Marc W. Hungerford, MD, Chief of Orthopedics at Mercy Medical Center and Director of Joint Replacement and Reconstruction at Mercy.
Michael A. Schwartz, MD, an orthopedic surgeon with White Plains Hospital Physician Associates in NY.
Moshe Lewis, MD, who is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, and has been the chief of PM&R at California Pacific Medical Center.
Justin Tortolani, MD, from MedStar Union Memorial Hospital; orthopedic surgeon and spine specialist.
Reggie Alexander, MD, an orthopedic surgeon with Orthopaedic Specialists in Los Angeles, CA.
C. Phillip Amoils, MD, chief of surgery at Sinus Center LA in Pacific Palisades, CA, and a board certified otolaryngologist.
Dale Rice, MD, professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, Keck School of Medicine USC.
Gene Liu, MD, MMM, President, Chair, Department of Surgery; Chief, Division of Otolaryngology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Group.
Jamie A. Koufman, MD, Director of the Voice Institute of New York.
Jordan S. Josephson, MD, ear, nose and throat specialist and director of the New York Nasal and Sinus Center, and author of Sinus Relief Now.
Stacey Silvers, MD, of Madison ENT & Facial Plastic Surgery in NYC, who is board certified in otolaryngology.
Steven Y. Park, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, New York Medical College, and author of “Sleep, Interrupted: A physician reveals the #1 reason why so many of us are sick and tired.”
Ted McRackan, MD, Director, Skull Base Center; Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina.
Asim S. Aijaz, MD, a board certified pain management specialist with Advanced Pain Care in Texas.
Chad Gorman, MD, a board-certified physician in private practice in Charleston, SC, specializing in treating chronic pain of the spine and extremities.
Devin B. Peck, MD, owner of Austin Interventional Pain.
Neil B. Kirschen, MD, chief of pain management, Department of Anesthesiology at South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside, New York.
Charnetta Colton-Poole, MD, a board certified pediatrician based in Atlanta, GA.
Frank Barnhill, MD, board certified family physician practicing child and adult preventative care/ADHD-behavior medicine in upstate South Carolina.
Irene Tien, MD, a board-certified pediatric ER physician who can be reached at My Doctor Friend.
Joel Gator Warsh, MD, of GatorMD Functional and Integrative Pediatrics in Los Angeles, and part of the pediatric staff of Cedar Sinai Hospital.
Lisa Lewis, MD, a board certified pediatrician in Fort Worth, Texas, and author of “Feed the Baby Hummus (Pediatrician-Backed Secrets from Cultures Around the World).”
Rashmi Shetgiri, MD, MSHS, medical director at Pediatric Primary Care Clinic in Los Angeles whose research interests include bullying and youth violence prevention.
Allen Gabriel, MD, board certified plastic surgeon with PeaceHealth Medical Group Plastic Surgery in Vancouver, WA.
Rola E. Eid, DO, FACOS, Medical Director of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery & Plastic Surgeon, Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Southwestern Regional Medical Center.
Alan Berman, DPM, of Somers Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine in New York.
Alan L. Bass, DPM, Medical Director, NEMO Capital Partners, LLC.
Bob Thompson, certified pedorthist, executive director of the Institute for Preventive Foot Health.
Oliver Zong, DPM, a foot specialist and surgeon based in New York.
Peter D. Highlander, DPM, Reconstructive Foot & Ankle Surgeon, Director, Wound Reconstruction Center, The Bellevue Hospital, Bellevue OH.
Carole Lieberman, MD, a forensic psychiatrist, expert on bullying and author of Bad Girls: Why Men Love Them & How Good Girls Can Learn Their Secrets.
David Gutman, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University, and Director of Psychopharmacology, ColumbiaDoctors Eastside.
David M. Reiss, MD, a psychiatrist from San Diego with extensive experience in PTSD.
David Sack, MD, a psychiatrist specializing in addiction disorders, and CEO of Promises Treatment Centers in Malibu and Los Angeles.
Marilyn Benoit, MD, who’s the Chief Clinical Officer and SVP of Clinical & Professional Affairs of Devereux, the largest not-for-profit behavioral healthcare organization in America.
Mehri Moore, MD, medical director/founder of THIRA Health in Washington which offers programs for women and girls facing depression and anxiety.
Peter Swanljung, MD, chief of psychiatry at the Malvern Institute in Willow Grove, PA.
Raymond L. Ownby, MD, PhD, MBA, Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Nova Southeastern University.
Robin Altman, MD, who specializes in in expert witness evaluations and testimony in child, adolescent and adult psychiatry.
Carleen Wray, executive director of Students Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE), which equips youth with information to take action to prevent and solve bullying issues.
Dr. John Huber, a clinical forensic psychologist and chairman for Mainstream Mental Health, a nonprofit organization that brings positive change to the lives of those with mental illness.
Dr. John Mayer, a practicing clinical psychologist specializing in teens/families/children/young adults, and author of “Family Fit: Find Your Balance in Life.”
Dr. Robert Myers, creator of the Total Focus program at Legacy Publishing. Dr. Myers is a clinical psychologist with 25 years of experience working with children, adolescents, families and parents, specializing in children and adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Gail Steketee, PhD, Dean Emerita and Professor Emerita, Boston University School of Social Work, and co-author of “Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things.”
Gloria S. Rothenberg, PhD, clinical psychologist and school psychologist practicing in New York with over 25 years’ experience working with children and families.
Jamie M. Howard, PhD, clinical psychologist specializing in the evaluation and treatment of mood and anxiety disorders in children and adolescents; head of the Child Mind Institute’s Anxiety and Mood Disorders Center trauma response group.
Janet Lehman, MSW, co-creator of The Total Transformation Program; social worker who’s been a case manager, therapist and program director for 25+ years in traditional residential care and group homes for troubled children.
Jessie Klein, PhD, MSW, assistant professor of sociology/criminal justice at Adelphi University, and author of The Bully Society: School Shootings, and the Crisis of Bullying in America’s Schools.
Kyle Gillett, PhD, a licensed marriage and family therapist, and Executive Director and Founder of Solstice East and Asheville Academy for Girls.
Misty Rosier, a licensed clinical mental health clinician with Solstice RTC, a residential depression treatment center in Layton, UT.
Rona Novick, PhD, who developed the BRAVE bully prevention program; clinical psychologist and director of the Fanya Gottesfeld Heller Doctoral Program at Yeshiva University, NY.
Stacy Kaiser, a southern California-based licensed psychotherapist and relationship expert with a special interest in the topic of bullying.
Tara Fishler, a conflict resolution specialist and founder of Customized Training Solutions in New York which provides conflict resolution, training and strategic management services.
Tina B. Tessina, a licensed psychotherapist in Southern California who counsels individuals and couples, and is author of over a dozen books including “It Ends With You: Grow Up and Out of Dysfunction.”
Angel Coz, MD, FCCP, board certified pulmonologist, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
Jose C. Yataco, MD, a board certified pulmonologist.
Ali D. Askari, MD, Professor of Medicine – Case Western Reserve University; Chief, Division of Rheumatology – University Hospitals Case Medical Center; Director, Rheumatology – University Hospitals Case Medical Center.
Nathan Wei, MD, a board-certified rheumatologist who specializes in regenerative medicine techniques for conditions such as arthritis and tendonitis.
Stuart M. Levine, MD, Vice-Chairman, Department of Medicine, Rheumatology, Medical Faculty Practice, Medstar Good Samaritan Hospital, Baltimore.
Joseph Krainin, MD, board certified neurologist and sleep doctor.
Michael Nolledo, MD, Director of the Institute for Sleep Medicine at Deborah Heart and Lung Center in Browns Mills, NJ.
Alfred O. Bonati, MD, owner of The Bonati Institute, a world leader in advanced spine surgery, Hudson, FL.
Charles Park, MD, Director of The Minimally Invasive Brain and Spine Center at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore.
Justin J. Park, MD, a board certified orthopedic spine surgeon with The Maryland Spine Center at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, MD.
Kenneth K. Hansraj, MD, who specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery, laminectomies and spinal fusions, and is author of book, “Keys to an Amazing Life: Secrets of the Cervical Spine.”
Stephen T. Onesti, MD, a neurosurgeon specializing in the spine, with Neurological Surgery P.C. of Long Island.
Charles J. Pelitera, assistant professor of kinesiology and coordinator of the Health/Wellness Program at Canisius College in NY; and owner of Pelitera Fitness Consultants, which specializes in athletic training, weight loss and strength training.
Dan Rootenberg, physical therapist, Co-Founder and President of SPEAR Physical Therapy in New York.
Darrin Bright, MD, who specializes in sports medicine and family medicine, of Max Sports Medicine in Columbus, OH.
James Buenaventura, PT, DPT; Harbor City, CA who specializes in outpatient orthopedics and sports medicine as well as home health.
Jason Dapore, DO, who specializes in sports medicine, Spine Sport and Joint Center, Columbus, OH.
Joseph Ciccone DPT, CSCS, a doctor of physical therapy and certified strength and conditioning coach with ColumbiaDoctors in New York, NY.
Joseph J. Ruane, MD, Medical Director, McConnell Spine, Sport & Joint Center, and Head Team Physician, Columbus Blue Jackets.
Andrew Stephenson, MD, urologist in the Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute at Cleveland Clinic.
Courtenay Moore, MD, urologist in the Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute at Cleveland Clinic.
Dana Rice, MD, a board certified urologist and creator of the UTI Tracker mobile app.
David H.C. King, MD, Medical Director, Urology Services, El Camino Hospital Los Gatos. These include a urinary tract infection (UTI).
Elizabeth Kavaler, MD, a board certified urologist with a private practice in New York City.
Jamin Brahmbhatt, MD, a board-certified urologist specializing in chronic testicular pain and infertility, and co-founder of Drive 4 Men’s Health.
Jonathan W. Simons, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Prostate Cancer Foundation, David H. Koch Chair.
Kenneth Peters, MD, chief of urology for Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI.
Michael D. Lutz, MD, board certified urologist; Partner at Michigan Institute of Urology; President, MIU Men’s Health Foundation.
Michael Ingber, MD, board-certified in urology and female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery, director of urogynecology for Saint Clare’s Health System in northern New Jersey.
Kevin Casey, MD, FACS, a vascular surgeon with West Coast Vascular.
Kurtis Kim, MD, a vascular surgeon at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore.
Moji Gashti, MD, Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD.
Paul Lucas, MD, surgeon with the Vascular Center and director of the Vascular Laboratory at Mercy Hospital in Baltimore.
Steve Elias, MD, FACS, director of Center for Vein Disease and The Wound Healing Center at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center in Englewood, NJ.