Our Medical Expert Board

Board-certified physicians review our content to ensure medical accuracy.

Our board-certified physicians review our content to ensure it is medically accurate.

The Medical Expert Board is comprised of board-certified physicians and health care professionals who work with Health.com’s editorial team to ensure our articles and content is medically accurate, relevant, and up-to-date.

These experts share our mission to inform and empower you with accurate, empathetic, and actionable health information so you can make the best choice for your health.

Meet our members:

Allergy

Corinne Savides Happel, MD
Corinne Savides Happel, MD
Allergist, Assistant Professor

Corinne Savides Happel, MD, is an allergist and assistant professor at the John Hopkins School of Medicine.

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Farah Khan, MD
Farah Khan, MD
Allergist/Immunologist


Farah Khan, MD, is an allergist/immunologist that treats pediatric and adult patients in her private practice in Northern Virginia.

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Jurairat J. Molina, MD
Jurairat J. Molina, MD
Allergist

Jurairat J. Molina, MD, is a board-certified allergist with her own private practice, Corpus Christi Allergy Associates.

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Daniel More, MD
Daniel More, MD
Allergist, Clinical Immunologist

Daniel More, MD, FAAAAI, FACAAI, FACP, is a board-certified allergist and clinical immunologist at Allergy Partners of the Central California Coast.

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Anesthesiology

Alexis Appelstein, DO
Alexis Appelstein, DO
Anesthesiologist

Alexis Appelstein, DO, is a board-certified anesthesiologist based in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Jenny Dhingra, MD
Jenny A. Dhingra, MD
Anesthesiologist

Jenny Dhingra, MD, is a board-certified anesthesiologist and medical director at One Day Surgery. She is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Society of Ambulatory Anesthesia, and the North Carolina Medical Society.

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Lissette Pichardo, MD
Lissette Pichardo, MD
Anesthesiologist

Lissette Pichardo, MD, administers anesthesia in the pediatric ENT, dental cases, OB epidurals/spinal, colonoscopies/endoscopies, and more at St. Barnabas Hospital.

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Cardiology

Yasmine S. Ali, MD, MISCI
Yasmine S. Ali, MD, MSCI
Cardiologist, Lipidologist

Yasmine S. Ali, MD, MSCI, FACC, FACP, is a board-certified preventive cardiologist, clinical lipidologist, and president of the medical writing service LastSky Writing, LLC.

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Rafle Fernandez, MD
Rafle Fernandez, MD
Cardiologist


Rafle Fernandez MD, MBA, FACC, is a board-certified cardiologist practicing in Miami, Florida.

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Richard N. Fogoros, MD
Richard N. Fogoros, MD
Cardiologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Richard N. Fogoros, MD, FACC, is an internal medicine physician and cardiologist. Dr. Fogoros taught clinical cardiology and general internal medicine for over 20 years and directed cardiac electrophysiology at the University of Pittsburgh and Allegheny General Hospital.

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Jeffrey S. Lander, MD
Jeffrey S. Lander, MD
Cardiologist

Jeffrey S. Lander, MD, FACC, is a practicing private practice cardiologist at Consultants in Cardiology. 

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Anthony C. Pearson, MD, FACC
Anthony Pearson, MD, FACC
Cardiologist

Anthony Pearson, MD, FACC, is a preventive cardiologist specializing in echocardiography, preventive cardiology, and atrial fibrillation.

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Anisha Shah, MD
Anisha Shah, MD
Internist, Cardiologist

Anisha Shah, MD, is a board-certified internist, interventional cardiologist, and Physician Clinician Reviewer at Magellan Health. Dr. Shah has previously served as a medical advisor at Cigna and physician editor at MCG Health.

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Chiropractic

David Kesselman, DC
David Kesselman, DC
Chiropractor

David Kesselman, DC, is a practicing chiropractor in New York. He specializes in spine and associated nerve structures. He received his bachelor's degree from Tulane University and his D.C. from Life Chiropractic College. 

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Dermatology

Leah Ansell, MD
Leah Ansell, MD
Dermatologist

Leah Ansell, MD, is a board-certified dermatologist and assistant professor of dermatology at Columbia University.

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Susan Bard, MD
Susan Bard, MD
Dermatologist

Susan Bard, MD, is a board-certified general and procedural dermatologist with the American Board of Dermatology and a Fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery

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Mary Choy, PharmD
Mary Choy, PharmD
Pharmacist

Mary Choy, PharmD,BCGP, FASHP, is a pharmacist with board certification in geriatric pharmacotherapy.

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Katlein Franca, MD
Katlein Franca, MD
Dermatologist

Katlein Franca, MD, is a dermatologist and clinical assistant professor of Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the University of Miami.

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Casey Gallagher, MD
Casey Gallagher, MD
Dermatologist, Clinical Professor

Casey Gallagher, MD, is a dermatologist and clinical professor in the Department of Dermatology at the University of Colorado Denver.

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Emergency Medicine

Kimberly Brown
Kimberly Brown, MD, MPH, FAAEM
Emergency Medicine Physician

Kimberly Brown, MD, MPH, is an emergency medicine physician in Memphis, Tennessee, and also serves as a telemedicine physician. She is a best-selling author, national speaker, and co-host on The Real Rx podcast. 

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Jordana Haber Hazan, MD
Emergency Medicine Physician

Jordana Haber, MD, MACM, is an emergency physician at University Medical Center in Las Vegas, where she serves as director of Clinical Education and Simulation for the residency program.

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Michael Menna, DO
Emergency Medicine Physician

Michael Menna, DO, is currently an attending emergency medicine physician at White Plains Hospital in White Plains, New York, with nearly 10 years of experience.

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Renee Nilan, MD
Renee Nilan, MD
Emergency Medicine Physician

Renee Nilan, MD, is an emergency medicine physician based in southeast Michigan.

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Endocrinology

Isabel Casimiro
Isabel Casimiro, MD
Endocrinologist

Isabel Casimiro, MD, PhD, is an endocrinologist and instructor at the University of Chicago. Her special interests include diabetes, lipid disorders, obesity, and transgender medicine.

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Ana Maria Kausel, MD
Ana Maria Kausel, MD
Endocrinologist

Ana M. Kausel, MD,  is a board-certified endocrinologist and co-founder of Anzara Health.

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Do-Eun Lee, MD
Do-Eun Lee, MD
Endocrinologist

Do-Eun Lee, MD, is an endocrinologist operating a private practice in Lafayette, California. She specializes in diabetes, thyroid issues, and general endocrinology.

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Danielle Weiss, MD
Danielle Weiss, MD
Endocrinologist

Danielle Weiss, MD, FACP, is an integrative endocrinologist and founder of Center for Hormonal Health and Well-Being.

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Family Medicine

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Rochelle Collins, DO
Family Medicine Physician

Rochelle Collins, DO, is a board-certified family medicine physician and assistant clinical professor of family medicine at Quinnipiac University.

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Jason DelCollo, DO
Attending Physician

Jason DelCollo, DO, is a board-certified medicine physician and associate faculty member at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. DelCollo is board-certified in family medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine.

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Elizabeth Molina Ortiz, MD, MPH
Family Medicine Physician

Elizabeth I. Molina Ortiz, MD, MPH, is a board-certified family medicine and primary care physician with Atrius Health.

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Jennifer Pollard Ruiz
Jennifer Pollard Ruiz, MD
Family Medicine Physician

Jennifer Pollard Ruiz, MD, is a family medicine physician and experienced medical writer. She has practiced primary care for over 20 years in the public, private, and government sectors.

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Sameena Zahoor, MD
Primary Care Physician

Sameena M. Zahoor, MD, is a practicing family medicine specialist in the Michigan area. She also volunteers at the Hope Clinic, which provides free primary medical care to uninsured and under-insured patients.

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Gastroenterology

Robert Burakoff, MD, MPH
Robert Burakoff, MD, MPH
Gastroenterologist, Weill Cornell Professor of Medicine

Robert Burakoff, MD, MPH, is a board-certified gastroenterologist who serves as vice chair of Ambulatory Services at Lower Manhattan Hospital and professor of medicine at the Weill Cornell Medical College. He also works as the site chief for the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Lower Manhattan Hospital.

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Shadi Hamdeh, MD
Shadi Hamdeh, MD
Gastroenterologist, Assistant Professor

Shadi Hamdeh, MD, is a gastroenterologist and assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Motility at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City.

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Sonal Kumar, MD, MPH
Sonal Kumar, MD, MPH
Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist

Sonal Kumar, MD, MPH, is a gastroenterologist, hepatologist, and assistant professor of medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine. She is also the Director of Clinical Hepatology at Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Jay N. Yepuri, MD, MS, FACG
Jay N. Yepuri, MD, MS, FACG
Gastroenterologist

Jay N. Yepuri, MD, MS, FACG, is a board-certified gastroenterologist and member of the Digestive Health Associates of Texas Board of Directors and Executive Committee.

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Holistic Health

Meredith Bull, ND
Meredith Bull, ND
Naturopathic Doctor

Meredith Bull, ND, operates her own private practice for naturopathic medicine.

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Arno Kroner
Arno Kroner, DAOM, LAc
Integrative Medicine Physician

Arno Kroner, DAOM, LAc, operates a private practice in Santa Monica where he specializes in acupuncture, herbal medicine, and integrative medicine.

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Infectious Disease

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Ronald Lubelchek, MD
Infectious Diseases Physician

Ronald Lubelchek, MD, is an infectious disease specialist in Chicago, Illinois.

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Internal Medicine

Latesha Elopre, MD, MSPH
Latesha Elopre, MD, MSPH
Internist, Assistant Professor

Latesha Elopre, MD, MSPH, is an internist and assistant professor of infectious diseases at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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Anju Goel, MD, MPH
Physician, Public Health Consultant

Anju Goel, MD, MPH, is a public health consultant and internist with over 10 years of experience addressing communicable disease, health policy, health promotion, and disaster preparedness within the California public health system.

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Geetika Gupta, MD
Geetika Gupta, MD
Primary Care Physician

Geetika Gupta, MD, is a board-certified internist focusing on outpatient care of COVID-19 since 2020.

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Sanja Jelic, MD
Sanja Jelic, MD
Pulmonologist, Associate Professor

Sanja Jelic, MD, is a board-certified pulmonologist and sleep specialist who teaches in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

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Jane Kim
Jane Kim, MD
Internal Medicine Physician

Jane Kim, MD, is currently a medical editor and writer. She also consults on digital content for physician medical education.

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Isaac O. Opole, MD, PhD
Internal Medicine Physician

Isaac O. Opole, MD, PhD, FACP, is an internal medicine physician specializing in general and geriatric and hospital medicine at the Kansas University Medical Center. He has been practicing medicine and educating and mentoring medical students and residents for over 20 years.

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Keri Peterson
Keri Peterson, MD
Internal Medicine Physician

Keri Peterson, MD, is an internal medicine physician with a focus on aging well at her private practice in Manhattan. She is affiliated with several nearby hospitals, including Lenox Hill Hospital and Mount Sinai Medical Center.

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Kashif J. Piracha
Kashif J. Piracha, MD
Internist, Hospital Medicine, Nephrology

Kashif J. Piracha, MD, FACP, FASN, FNKF, is a practicing physician at Methodist Willowbrook Hospital.

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Lauren Schlanger, MD
Lauren Schlanger, MD
Primary Care Physician

Lauren Schlanger, MD, FACP, oversees the Women’s Health Program with a primary focus on women’s health including transgender health.

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Jenny Sweigard, MD
Internal Medicine Physician

Jenny Sweigard, MD, is an internal medicine physician practicing general and critical care medicine at Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center and other hospitals in the North Carolina area.

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Stephen Weinberger, MD
Stephen Weinberger, MD
Internist, Pediatric Physician

Stephen Weinberger, MD, is a board-certified internal medicine and pediatric physician. His training in tropical medicine contributed to his interests in travel medicine, infectious diseases and immunizations.

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Brian H. Wetchler, DO
Brian H Wetchler, DO
Internal Medicine Physician

Brain H. Wetchler, DO, is a board-certified physician working in private practice at Woodmere Medical Associates.

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Cristian Zanartu
Cristian Zanartu, MD, MPH
Internal Medicine Physician

Cristian Zanartu, MD, MPH, is an internal medicine physician specializing in supportive and palliative care. He has worked for more than seven years at two cancer centers in New York City in addition to working in primary care.

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Neurology

Nicholas R. Metrus, MD
Nicholas R. Metrus, MD
Neurologist

Nicholas R. Metrus, MD, is a neurologist and neuro-oncologist with Atlantic Health System. He has completed research on complications of cancer and primary brain tumors like hypermutator gliomas that has been presented at national and international conferences.

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Neurology

Chika Anekwe, MD, MPH
Chika Anekwe, MD, MPH
Obesity Medicine Physician

Chika Anekwe, MD, MPH, is an obesity medicine physician at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is board-certified in general preventive medicine, public health, obesity medicine and by the National Board of Physician Nutrition Specialists.



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Diana Apetauerova, MD
Diana Apetauerova, MD
Neurologist

Diana Apetauerova, MD, is a neurologist with a subspecialty in movement disorders.

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Brigid Dwyer, MD
Brigid Dwyer, MD
Neurologist

Brigid Dwyer, MD, is a board-certified neurologist and an assistant professor of Neurology at Boston University.

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Huma Sheikh, MD
Huma Sheikh, MD
Neurologist

Huma Sheikh, MD, operates her own private practice specializing in migraine and stroke.

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Nutrition

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Ashley Baumohl, MPH, RD
Surgical Dietitian

Ashley Baumohl, MPH, RD, is a surgical dietitian at Lenox Hill Hospital. Her area of expertise include medical nutrition therapy for patients with head, neck, stomach, intestinal cancers, and acute and chronic gastrointestinal conditions.

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Roxana Ehsani, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN
Roxana Ehsani, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN
Dietitian

Roxana Ehsani, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN, is a registered dietitian and media spokesperson.

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Suzanne Fisher, RD, LDN
Suzanne Fisher, RD, LDN
Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist

Suzanne Fisher, RD, is the founding owner of Fisher Nutrition Systems.

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Allison Herries, RDN
Allison Herries, RDN
Registered Dietitian

Allison Herries, RDN, is a registered dietitian for a telehealth company. In her role, she provides nutrition education and counseling to help her clients set and reach their personal health goals.

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Jamie Johnson, RDN
Jamie Johnson, RDN
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Jamie Johnson, RDN, is the owner of the nutrition communications practice Ingraining Nutrition.

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Melissa Nieves, LND, RD
Melissa Nieves, LND, RD
Dietitian

Melissa Nieves, LND, RD, is a registered dietitian with Practical Nutrition, LLC. She also works as a bilingual telehealth dietitian for Vida Health Program.

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Hans (Jonathan) Purtell, MS, RD, CDN
Registered Dietitian

Jonathan Purtell, MS, RDN, CDN, is a registered dietitian at Lenox Hill Hospital. His primary interests include surgical and neurosurgical intensive care, orthopedic, obese/post-bariatric, and gastrointestinal patients.

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Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)

Layan Alrahmani, MD
Layan Alrahmani, MD
OB/GYN

Layan Alrahmani, MD, is an OB/GYN, Assistant Professor, and Maternal Fetal Medicine specialist with a focus on the care of high-risk pregnancies.

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Sanaz Ghazal, MD
Sanaz Ghazal, MD
Obstetrician-Gynecologist

Sanaz Ghazal, MD, is a double board-certified fertility specialist and the founder and medical director of the innovative fertility clinic RISE Fertility. At RISE Fertility, Dr. Ghazal emphasizes fertility care for all.

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Adi Katz, MD
Adi Katz, MD, FACOG
Obstetrician-Gynecologist

Adi Katz, MD, FACOG, is the Vice Chair for Education, Director of Gynecology and the Obstetrics and Gynecology residency program at Lenox Hill Hospital.

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Kiarra King, MD
Kiarra King, MD
Obstetrician-Gynecologist

Kiarra King, MD, FACOG, is a board-certified gynecologist from Oak Park, Illinois.

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Chioma Ndubisi, MD
Chioma Ndubisi, MD
Obstetrician-Gynecologist

Chioma Ndubisi, MD, is an OB/GYN specializing in sexual and reproductive health. She practices as a sexual and reproductive health specialist at an academic hospital for OB/GYN doctors in New York.

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Cordelia Nwankwo, MD
Cordelia Nwankwo, MD
Gynecologist

Cordelia Nwankwo, MD, is a board-certified gynecologist who has been in private practice for 8 years.

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Monique Rainford, MD
Monique Rainford, MD
Obstetrician-Gynecologist

Monique Rainford, MD, is a board-certified OBGYN and Assistant Clinical Professor at Yale Medicine.

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Anita Sadaty, MD
Anita Sadaty, MD
Obstetrician-Gynecologist

Anita Sadaty, MD, is an obstetrician-gynecologist at North Shore University Hospital. She is the founder of the functional medicine practice Redefining Health Medical and a clinical assistant professor at Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine.

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Peter Weiss, MD
Peter Weiss, MD
Obstetrician-Gynecologist

Peter Weiss, MD, is a practicing OB/GYN and former Assistant Clinical Professor at the UCLA School of Medicine.

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Oncology

Benjamin Leach, MD
Benjamin Leach, MD
Onclologist

Benjamin Leach, MD, is a board-certified oncologist and Assistant Clinical Professor at City of Hope.

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Gagandeep Brar, MD
Gagandeep Brar, MD
Hematologist, Oncologist

Gagandeep Brar, MD, is a board-certified hematologist and medical oncologist. Her research interest is in gastrointestinal malignancies with a focus on immune and targeted therapies.

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Doru Paul, MD
Doru Paul, MD
Oncologist, Hematologist

Doru Paul, MD, is a board-certified oncologist and hematologist. He is an associate professor of clinical medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College.

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Oliver Eng, MD
Oliver Eng, MD
Surgical Oncologist

Oliver Eng, MD, is surgeon, surgical oncologist, and associate professor of surgery at University of California, Irvine.

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Ophthalmology

Andrew Greenberg, MD
Andrew Greenberg, MD
Opthalmologist

Andrew Greenberg, MD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist that has been in practice for over ten years

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Christine L. Larsen, MD
Christine L. Larsen, MD
Ophthalmologist

Christine L. Larsen, MD, is an ophthalmologist practicing at Minnesota Eye Consultants where she serves as medical director for the four ancillary surgery centers in the practice.

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Ami A. Shah, MD
Ami A. Shah, MD
Ophthalmologist

Ami A. Shah is an ophthalmologist specializing in oculofacial plastic and orbital surgery, She works for Kaiser Permanente and consults healthcare tech in the Bay Area.

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Priscilla Vu, MD
Priscilla Vu, MD
Ophthalmologist

Priscilla Vu, MD is an ophthalmologist with Keystone Eye Associates.

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Dagny Zhu, MD
Dagny Zhu, MD
Ophthalmologist

Dagny Zhu, MD, is the owner and medical director of Hyperspeed LASIK (an NVISION company).

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Optometry

Johnstone M. Kim, MD
Johnstone M. Kim, MD
Opthalmologist

Johnstone M. Kim, MD, is an ophthalmologist practicing at Midwest Retina in Dublin, Ohio.

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Bryan Wolynski, OD
Bryan M. Wolynski, OD
Optometrist

Bryan Wolynski, OD, FAAO, is a board-certified optometrist at Metro Community Health Centers and adjunct assistant clinical professor at SUNY College of Optometry.

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Orthodontics

Edmund Khoo, DDS
Edmund Khoo, DDS
Orthodontist

Edmund Khoo, DDS, is an orthodontist and clinical associate professor at the New York University College of Dentistry.

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Brian T. Luong, DMD
Brian T. Luong, DMD
Orthodontist

Brian T. Luong, DMD, is an orthodontist at Anaheim Hills Orthodontics and Santa Ana Orthodontics and Chief Dental Officer at Become Aligners.

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Orthopedics

Yaw Boachie-Adjei, MD
Yaw Boachie-Adjei, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon

Yaw Boachie-Adjei, MD, is a double fellowship orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand, orthopedic and plastic surgery.

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Mohamad Hassan, PT, DPT
Mohamad Hassan, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Mohamad Hassan, PT, DPT, is a physical therapist at Premier Physical Therapy in Chicago. He works in both outpatient rehab and in-home physical therapy.

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Stuart Hershman, MD
Stuart Hershman, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon

Stuart Hershman, MD, FAAOS, is an orthopaedic surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Cara Beth Lee, MD
Cara Beth Lee, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon

Cara Beth Lee, MD, is the current Assistant Medical Director in the Medical Affairs department at Comagine Health.

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Oluseun Olufade, MD
Oluseun Olufade, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon

Oluseun Olufade, MD, is an Orthopedic Surgeon and Assistant Professor of Orthopedics at the Emory School of Medicine.

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Otolaryngology

Benjamin F. Asher, MD
Benjamin F. Asher, MD
Otolaryngologist

Benjamin F. Asher, MD, FACS, is a board-certified otolaryngologist operating his own private practice in New York City.

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John Carew, MD
John Carew, MD
Otolaryngologist

John Carew, MD, is an otolaryngologist and adjunct assistant professor at the Mount Sinai Medical Center department of otolaryngology and NYU Medical Center.

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Pathology

Steffini Stalos, DO
Steffini Stalos, DO
Pathologist, Assistant Professor

Steffini Stalos, DO, FCAP, is a pathology and lab medicine physician. She is also the chief medical officer of the lab consultancy firm Blood Associates, LLC.

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Pediatrics

Daniel Combs, MD
Daniel Combs, MD
Pediatrician, Assistant Professor

Daniel Combs, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at the University of Arizona.

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Dale Garber, MD
Dale Garber, MD
Pediatrician

Dale Garber, MD, is a board-certified pediatrician. She has a passion for promoting health and preventative care for children.

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Lyndsey Garbi, MD
Lyndsey Garbi, MD
Pediatrician, Assistant Professor

Lyndsey Garbi, MD, is a practicing pediatrician and assistant professor at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.

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Jonathan B. Jassey, DO
Jonathan B. Jassey, DO
Pediatrician

Jonathan B. Jassey, DO, is a private pediatrician at Bellmore Merrick Medical. Dr. Jassey also specializes in treating ADHD, anxiety, depression, OCD, autism and other mental health issues.

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Archana Sharma, DO, FAAP
Pediatrician

Archana Sharma, DO, FAAP is a pediatrician and active participant in a collaborative group that studies the effects of COVID-19 in pediatric oncology. The group has published its findings in prominent journals. 

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Pharmacology

Femi Aremu, PharmD
Femi Aremu, PharmD
Pharmacist

Femi Aremu, PharmD, is a Drug Information Pharmacist for Red Ventures and practiced in a COVID-19 clinic for the University of Chicago Medicine.

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Lindsay Cook, PharmD
Lindsay Cook, PharmD
Consultant Pharmacist

Lindsay Cook, PharmD, is a consultant pharmacist working with long-term care facilities.

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Patricia Horosz, PharmD
Patricia Horosz, PharmD, BCPS
Pharmacist

Patricia Horosz, PharmD, is an inpatient clinical pharmacist for medical/surgical patients and patients in the intensive care unit.

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Paige Lovellette, PharmD
Paige Lovellette, PharmD
Pharmacy Manager

Paige Lovellette, PharmD, began her career in retail pharmacy as a floating pharmacist.

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Erika Prouty, PharmD
Erika Prouty, PharmD
Community Pharmacist

Erika Prouty, PharmD, is a professional community pharmacist that specializes in blood cholesterol readings, blood pressure readings, and medication therapy management.

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Kristie Reed, PharmD
Kristie Reed, PharmD
Pharmacy Director

Kristie Reed, PharmD, oversees emergency, general medical, surgical, psychiatric care, and oncology medication as the pharmacy director of a community hospital. Dr. Reed specializes in IV medications.

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Violetta Shamilova, PharmD
Violetta Shamilova, PharmD
Pharmacist, Assistant Professor

Violetta Shamilova, PharmD, is a pharmacist and assistant professor at the Physician Assistant Program of Touro College School of Health Sciences. She interned at Mount Sinai Hospital in Brooklyn before starting her career with CVS Pharmacy.

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Beth Thomas, PharmD
Beth Thomas, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist

Beth Thomas, PharmD, RPh, is a medication therapy management pharmacist and founder of BMT Coaching.

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Christina Varvatsis, PharmD
Christina Varvatsis, PharmD, BCPS
Pharmacist

Christina Varvatsis, PharmD, BCPS, is a hospital pharmacist, medical reviewer, and writer.

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Alex Yampolsky, PharmD
Alex Yampolsky, PharmD
Pediatric Clinical Pharmacist

Alex Yampolsky, PharmD, is a pediatric clinical pharmacist at Elizabeth Seton Children’s center where he optimizes the comfort and care of his patients.

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Physical Therapy

Laura Campedelli, PT, DPT
Laura Campedelli, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Laura Campedelli, PT, DPT, is a physical therapist at Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital.

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Podiatry

Adam H. Kaplan, DPM
Adam H. Kaplan, DPM
Podiatrist

Adam H. Kaplan, DPM, is a podiatrist and attending physician practicing at Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health and Roosevelt Care Center.

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Psychiatry

Michael MacIntyre
Michael MacIntyre, MD
General Psychiatrist

Michael MacIntyre, MD, is a board-certified general and forensic psychiatrist practicing general psychiatry at the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System in Los Angeles.

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Stephanie Hartselle, MD
Stephanie Hartselle, MD
Psychiatrist

Stephanie Hartselle, MD, is a psychiatrist with a private practice in child, adolescent, and adult psychotherapy and psychopharmacology.

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Public Health

Shamard Charles, MD, MPH
Shamard Charles, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Public Health

Shamard Charles, MD, MPH, is an experienced health journalist and public health doctor.

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Pulmonology

Brian Bezack, DO
Brian Bezack, DO
Pulmonologist

Brian Bezack, DO, is a board-certified pulmonologist and owner of the practice Bezack Pediatric Pulmonology.

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Susan Russell, MD
Susan Russell, MD
Pulmonologist

Susan Russell, MD, is a board-certified pulmonologist and the Associate Chief for Clinical Affairs for the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division at Northwestern Medicine.

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Reza Samad, MD
Reza Samad, MD
Pulmonologist

Reza Samad, MD, is a pulmonologist, medical educator at RWJBH Jersey City Medical Center, and assistant professor of medicine at St. George’s University School of Medicine.

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Radiology

Rony Kampalath, MD
Rony Kampalath, MD
Radiologist

Rony Kampalath, MD, is a diagnostic radiologist and assistant professor at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center.

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Rheumatology

Stella Bard, MD
Stella Bard, MD
Internist

Stella Bard, MD, is a practicing board-certified internist with 15 years of experience.

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Anita C. Chandrasekaran, MD
Anita C. Chandrasekaran, MD, MPH
Rheumatologist

Anita C. Chandrasekaran, MD, MPH, is a rheumatologist at Hartford Healthcare Medical Group in Connecticut. She is board-certified in both rheumatology and internal medicine. 

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David Ozeri, MD
David Ozeri, MD
Rheumatologist

David Ozeri, MD, FACP, FACR, is a rheumatologist and current researcher at Sheba Medical Center in Israel. He worked at Kings County Hospital Center and treated veterans at New York Harbor Healthcare Hospital while completing his internal medicine residency.

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Riteesha G. Reddy, MD
Riteesha G. Reddy, MD
Rheumatologist

Riteesha G. Reddy, MD, is a rheumatologist and internist with a private practice in Dallas, Texas. She approaches patient care with a whole health approach that provides adequate personalized care.

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Marissa Sansone, MD
Marissa Sansone, MD
Internal Medicine Physician

Marissa Sansone, MD, is a board-certified internal medicine physician with specialty training in rheumatology practicing at Jersey City Medical Center.



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Scott Zashin, MD
Scott J. Zashin, MD
Rheumatologist

Scott J. Zashin, MD, FACP, FACR, is a board-certified rheumatologist and former clinical professor of internal medicine in the Division of Rheumatology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.

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David Hampton, MD
Surgeon, Assistant Professor

David Hampton, MD, MEng, FACS, is a general surgeon specializing in trauma and acute care surgery as well as surgical critical care. He is an assistant professor of trauma and acute care surgery at the University of Chicago.

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Surgery

Maria M. LoTempio, MD
Maria M. LoTempio, MD

Maria M. LoTempio, MD, is a plastic surgeon with a private practice in New York City for women and performs cosmetic surgery with the American British Surgical and Medical Centre in the UAE.

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Jennifer Schwartz, MD
Jennifer Schwartz, MD
Surgeon, Assistant Professor of Surgery

Jennifer Schwartz, MD, is a practicing surgeon and Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Yale Schoool of Medicine.

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Brian M. Snelling, MD
Brian M. Snelling, MD
Neurosurgeon

Brian M. Snelling, MD, is a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon at Boca Raton Regional Hospital.

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David Strosberg, MD
David Strosberg, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

David Strosberg, MD, MS, RPVI, is a researcher and assistant professor of surgery in the Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Division at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

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Scott Sundick, MD
Scott Sundick, MD
Vascular Surgeon

Scott Sundick, MD, FACS is a vascular and endovascular surgeon with The Cardiovascular Care Group in New Jersey.

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Willliam Truswell, MD
William Truswell, MD
Plastic Surgeon

William Truswell, MD, FACS, operates his own cosmetic and reconstructive facial surgery practice. Dr. Truswell was the first in his area in Western Massachusetts to have an accredited private office surgical suite.

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Urology

Kyrollis Attalla, MD
Kyrollis Attalla, MD
Urologic Oncologist

Kyrollis Attalla, MD, is a Urologic Oncologist in New York City. Dr. Attalla specializes in treating prostate, bladder, kidney, adrenal, testicular, penile, and upper tract urothelial cancers.

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Jamin Brahmbhatt, MD
Jamin Brahmbhatt, MD
Urologist, Assistant Professor

Jamin Brahmbhatt, MD, is a urologist and assistant professor of Urology at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine. He is the co-founder of the nonprofit Drive 4 Men’s Health, a public campaign to increase healthy habits and medical screenings among men.

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Matthew Wosnitzer, MD
Matthew Wosnitzer, MD
Urologist

Matthew Wosnitzer, MD, is a urologist specializing in male reproductive medicine and surgery at Yale New Haven Health System.

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