Meet Our Medical Reviewers

Our medical board consists of board-certified doctors, registered dietitians and nutritionists, dermatologists, plastic surgeons, Ayurveda specialists, and naturopathic doctors who ensure that our articles are medically and factually accurate, relevant, and reader-centric. They also add their unique perspective to articles based on their diverse experience and backgrounds in research and applied clinical practice.

Alexandra Dusenberry
Alexandra Dusenberry, MS, RDN, is Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and certified personal trainer based in San Diego, California. She works with clients around the world to help them reach their health and fitness goals... Read More
Dr. Vindhya L Veerula
Dr. Vindhya Veerula, MD, FAAD, is a dermatogist and a diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and American Society of Dermatologic Surgeons. She started her own Integrative Dermatology practice in Fort Wayne, Indiana in 2017... Read More
Caroline Duncan
Caroline C. Duncan, MD is a Functional Medicine Health Coach. She graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina in May of 2017, where her interests were primarily psychiatric, neurologic, and pharmacologic in nature... Read More
Dr. Millie Lytle
Dr. Millie Lytle, ND, is a licensed naturopathic doctor. She is a member of the New York Association of Naturopathic Physicians (NYANP) and sits on the Medical Advisory Board for the School of Applied Functional Medicine... Read More
Julie Freeman
Julie Freeman, MA, RDN, LDN, RYT, is a licensed integrative nutritionist with graduate education in psychology.She has authored two cookbooks focused on balanced meals and healthy, low glycemic desserts and snacks... Read More
Monica Auslander Moreno
Monica Auslander Moreno, MS, RDN, is the lead dietitian for Essence Nutrition, a group dietitian practice in Miami. She holds a Master’s in Dietetics and Nutrition from Florida International University... Read More
Dr. Thomas Connelly
Dr. Thomas Connelly, DDS, has over 21 years of experience in delivering world class dental aesthetics to patients from all walks of life. He is accredited by the American Society of Dental Aesthetics and is also a Fellow in the International Academy for Dental Facial Esthetics... Read More
Dr. Joel Kahn
Joel Kahn, MD, is a practicing cardiologist and a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine. He is known as ""America’s Holistic Heart Doc" and is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine with a sub-specialty board certification in Cardiovascular Medicine... Read More
Dr. Perpetua Neo
DClinPsy, UCL; MPhil
Dr. Perpetua Neo, DClinPsy, MPhil, is an international expert across 33 languages on Forbes, Business Insider, and ELLE and writes for The Huffington Post, MindBodyGreen, and Thrive Global. She accelerates Type A High Achievers’ performance and leadership by teaching them to master their time, mind, and sleep in a way that’s tailored to their personality... Read More
Kate Turner
Kate Turner, MA, RD, CSSD, CPT, is a registered dietitian and personal trainer. She has over 7 years of experience in the field of nutrition as a wellness director, private nutrition consultant, educator, and public speaker... Read More
Dr. Jessica Peatross
Dr. Jessica Peatross, MD, is a medical doctor. She graduated from the University of Louisville internal medicine residency program... Read More
Dr. Jill Carnahan
Dr. Jill Carnahan, MD, ABFM, ABHIHM, IFMCP, is a functional medicine expert and dually board-certified in Family Medicine (ABFM) and Integrative Holistic Medicine (ABIHM). She was also part of the first 100+ healthcare practitioners to be certified in Functional Medicine through the Institute of Functional Medicine (IFMCP)... Read More
Dr. Karyn Shanks
Dr. Karyn Shanks, MD, is a physician who lives and practices in Iowa City. She has written two books - Heal: A Nine-Stage Roadmap to Recover Energy, Reverse Chronic Illness, and Claim the Potential of a Vibrant New You, and The Wisdom of Covid-19: How to Rejuvenate, Reclaim Hope, and Heal in the New Post-Pandemic World... Read More
Dr. Timothy M. Marshall
Dr. Timothy M. Marshall, PhD, is a neuropharmacologist and nutritional biochemist. He is on the board of Healing Arizona Veterans and the author of "The Next Generation in Brain Recovery and Neuroregeneration" (2017), and "Lithium as a Nutrient" (2015) in the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons... Read More
Nichole Dandrea-Russert
Nichole Dandrea-Russert, MS, RDN, is a dietitian nutritionist and yoga instructor who specializes in plant-based diets, along with yoga and mindfulness, to help guide people to better health and wellness... Read More
Dr. Bindiya
Dr. Bindiya Gandhi, MD, is currently the Medical Director at Revive Atlanta MD in Atlanta, GA. She is double boarded by the American Board Family Medicine and the American Board of Integrative and Holistic Physicians... Read More
Dr. Nicholas Jones
Dr. Nicholas Jones, MD, FACS, is a double-boarded certified plastic surgeon specializing in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery in Atlanta. His philosophy is to provide high quality aesthetic and functional results while maintaining the highest level of professionalism and uncompromising safety and comfort... Read More
Mollie Meldahl
Mollie Meldahl, RD, LD, CPT, is a plant-based registered dietitian and personal trainer. She counsels clients on transitioning to a plant-based diet to prevent and reverse heart disease and helps them achieve their fitness goals... Read More
Dr. Katie Corazzo
Dr. Katie Corazzo, ND, is a naturopathic doctor practicing family medicine. She offers guidance for women’s health questions, infertility, fertility, weight loss, digestive concerns, anxiety/depression, fatigue, nutrition, and more... Read More
W. Hsu, MD, FACS
Dr. Patrick Hsu, MD, FACS, is a board-certified plastic surgeon and reconstructive microsurgeon in Houston and the founder of Memorial Plastic Surgery. He specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, breasts, and body, including breast augmentations and reconstructions, tummy tucks, liposuctions, and facelifts... Read More
Dr. Ramon Andrade de Mello
Dr. Ramon Andrade de Mello, MD, FACP, PhD, is a board-certified medical oncologist in Portugal and Brazil. He received the MD degree at the Faculty of Medicine, Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil, with MD recognition from University of Lisbon, Portugal... Read More
Dr. Aanand Geria
Dr. Aanand Geria, MD, is a board-certified dermatologist and founder of Geria Dermatology in Rutherford, New Jersey. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology... Read More
Dr. Julia Carroll
Dr. Julia Carroll, MD, FRCPC, is a board-certified dermatologist and a sought-after media personality in the area of cosmetic dermatology and skincare. She also holds a teaching position within the University of Toronto... Read More
Kristen Arnold
Kristen Arnold, MS, RDN, CSSD, is a registered dietitian nutritionist and a board-certified specialist in sports dietetics. She owns a private practice nutrition counseling business that focuses on performance nutrition for athletes... Read More
Dr.Jeff Jumaily
Dr. Jeffrey Jumaily, MD, is a facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon in Beverly Hills, California. He is the director of a boutique practice in Beverly Hills and Toronto, Canada and specializes in cosmetic surgery of the face... Read More
Dr. Lana Butner
Dr. Lana Butner, ND, LAc, is a board-certified naturopathic doctor and a licensed acupuncturist. She earned her ND at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, a four-year accredited medical school... Read More
Nathan Diaz
Nathan Diaz, MS, RDN, LD, is a clinical dietitian. He graduated from Florida International University and received his Master's degree in Dietetics and Nutrition... Read More
Staci Gulbin
Staci Gulbin, MS, MEd, RD, is a registered dietitian and founder of She has been a registered dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration since 2010 and has over a decade of experience in the nutrition and dietetics industry... Read More
Dr. Nicha Samantarat
Naturopathic Doctor
Dr. Nicha Samantarat, ND, is the first US-trained and licensed naturopathic doctor in Thailand. She is also a founder of NICHE Natural Health, naturopathic medical center based in Bangkok, Thailand... Read More
Girlene Coughlin
Girlene Coughlin, RDN, CPT, is a registered dietitian in New Jersey, USA. She specializes in adult weight and diabetes management and helps guide children towards a healthy weight and achieve good overall health while they grow... Read More
Anna Jones
Anna Jones, MS, RD, LD/N, is a registered dietitian. She has bachelor's and master's degrees in Health and Nutrition and over 15 years of experience in the field of health and wellness... Read More
Rachelle Caves
Rachelle Caves, RDN, CNSC, CPT, is a registered dietitian nutritionist, certified nutrition support clinician, and certified personal trainer. She provides nutrition therapy for a wide range of conditions, including obesity, heart disease, and diabetes... Read More
Laine Greenawalt
Laine Greenawalt, MS, RD, LDN, is a registered dietitian passionate about helping athletes of all ages, shapes, and sizes reach their maximum potential through proper nutrition. She has over 5 years of experience in the health and wellness industry, working as a personal trainer, sports performance coach, group fitness instructor, and nutrition coach... Read More
Cheryl Mussatto
Cheryl Mussatto, MS, RD, LD, is a clinical dietitian for Cotton O’Neil Clinics in Topeka and Osage City. She also teaches Basic Nutrition in Allen Community College, Burlingame, and is the author of the book, The Nourished Brain, The Latest Science on Food’s Power for Protecting the Brain From Alzheimers... Read More
Jackie Sharp Womble
Jackie Sharp Womble, RDN, is a registered and licensed dietitian. She is an American College of Sports Medicine certified Exercise Physiologist and Certified Spinning Instructor... Read More
Dr. Elena Zinkov
Dr. Elena Zinkov's, ND, background as a competitive athlete introduced her to the world of sports medicine and how nutrition impacts performance. She helps busy men and women regain their vibrant lifestyle through her cutting-edge programs in digestive health, hormonal imbalance, aesthetics and facials, weight loss, and nutrient injection therapies... Read More
Ariana Fiorita
Ariana Fiorita, RDN, is a registered dietitian specializing in functional medicine and sports nutrition. She holds a bachelor’s degree in food and nutrition sciences from Ohio University and completed her dietetic internship at The Cleveland Clinic... Read More
Heather M. Duquette-Wolf
Heather M. Duquette-Wolf, RD, CSSD, is a registered dietician nutritionist and a certified specialist in sports dietetics. She is the owner of HMD Nutrition in Scottsdale, Arizona. Her areas of specialty are migraines, allergies, asthma, skin issues, diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, IBS, IBD, fibromyalgia, arthritis, cancer, and exercise nutrition... Read More
Elisa Olivier-Nielsen
Elisa Olivier-Nielsen, MA, RDN, is a registered dietitian nutritionist with over 20 years of experience. She specializes in gastrointestinal disorders, weight loss resistance, and hormonal imbalance... Read More
Dr. Kendall R. Roehl
Dr. Kendall R. Roehl, MD, FACS, is a board-certified plastic surgeon at Memorial Plastic Surgery in Houston, Texas. She offers cosmetic surgery procedures for the face, body, and breasts including facelifts, tummy tuck surgery, and breast reconstruction... Read More
Ranelle Kirchner
Ranelle Kirchner, MS, LDN, RD, CDE, is a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator. She provides individual nutrition counseling, educates on food and nutrition, and develops recipes and meal plans with an emphasis on local, plant-based, and therapeutic food... Read More
Temple Stewart
Temple Stewart, RD, LDN, is a registered dietitian nutritionist and personal trainer in St. Petersburg, FL. She helps her clients find a life beyond dieting, treat their disease with food, and train them to learn to eat mindfully, based on individual nutrition needs... Read More
Dr. Laura Belus
Dr. Laura Belus, ND, is a naturopathic doctor who provides services, such as active detox programs, education on quality supplements, and disease prevention... Read More
Lucas Aoun
Naturopathic doctor
Lucas Aoun, ND, is a naturopathic doctor from Melbourne, Australia. He specializes in optimizing brain function, sports performance, gut health, hormonal balance, and vitality... Read More
Dr. Jennifer Mercier
Dr. Jennifer Mercier, ND, PhD, is a naturopathic doctor. She has done numerous podcast interviews, written and published research, produced and directed her documentary film, Fertility:The Shared Journey with Mercier Therapy, and is currently finishing up her new book... Read More
Dr. Jeanny Kim
Naturopathic Doctor
Dr. Jeanny Kim, ND, is a naturopathid doctor. Her practice focuses on family health, and particularly digestive, mood, and inflammatory disorders... Read More
Jess Wharton
Registered Clinical & Holistic Nutritionist
Jess Wharton is a registered nutritionist based in Auckland, New Zealand. She specializes in weight loss nutrition, gastrointestinal issues, nutrition and its role in mental health, overall wellness, and whole food cooking... Read More
Sarah Spann
Adv Dip (Nut Med), mATMS
Sarah Spann, Adv Dip (Nut Med), mATMS, is a clinical nutritionist specializing in gut health. She works with clients all over the world to help them be the healthiest and most vibrant versions of themselves... Read More
Ionut Ignat
Ionut Ignat, RDN, PhD, MD, is a registered nutritionist and dietitian in Romania. He graduated from medical school in Nutrition & Dietetics and followed it up with a Master's Degree in Clinical & Pathological Food Disorders and Addictions and a PhD in Oncology Nutrition and Dietetics... Read More
Neelanjana Singh
Nutrition Therapist & Wellness Consultant
Neelanjana Singh, RD, has over 30 years of experience in nutrition and dietetics. She has authored several books on nutrition, including Our Kid Eats Everything (Hachette), Why Should I Eat Healthy? (TERI), Indian Diet for IC (Eat Healthy and Protect your Bladder)... Read More
Dr. Geeta Dharmatti, M.Sc,Ph.D
Clinical Nutritionist and Registered Dietician
Dr. Geeta Dharmatti, MSc, PhD, is the Director and Founder of Geeta Nutriheal Consultancy (Nutrition Services Consultancy) and an Executive Member of the Indian Dietetic Association. She has 20+ years of experience in clinical nutrition and specializes in enteral, parenteral, obesity, diabetes, pediatric, and therapeutic nutrition... Read More
Dr. Bhakti Kapse
General Physician
Dr. Bhakti Kapse, MBBS, is a general practitioner with over 10 years of experience in family medicine. She obtained her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S) from Government Medical College, Nagpur... Read More
Madhu Sharma
Registered Dietitian
Madhu Sharma, RD, is a member of the National Executive Committee of IDA. She has authored three books on Pediatric Nutrition and is a member of the Review Board of JIDA (Journal of Indian Dietetic Association) and Life member of Indian Dietetic Association, Nutrition Society of India, ISPEN, IAPEN, World Congress of Nutrition, IAP Pediatric Nutrition Sub Specialty, and Crohns and Colitis Foundation, India... Read More
Dr. Hari Hara Sudhan, M
Dr. Hari Hara Sudhan, MD, is a dermatologist with 14 years of experience. He is a member of the Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL) and Indian Medical Association (IMA) and specializes in Dermabrasion, Scar Treatment, Dental Fillings, Anti Aging Treatment and Sun Spots, Age Spots, And Other Pigmented Lesions... Read More
Merlin Annie Raj
Registered Dietitian
Merlin Annie Raj, RD, is a registered dietitian based out of Hyderabad, India. She was awarded the ‘President’s Award’ at the 47th Annual National Conference of the Indian Dietetic Association, 2014... Read More
Dr. Naveen Sharma
Ayurveda Physician
Vd. Naveen Sharma, BAMS, is a renowned Ayurveda specialist with an experience of 10 years. He is currently working as Chief Ayurveda Physician at Atharva Ayurdhama Ayurveda Hospital, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh.... Read More
Dr.K.Harish Kumar
Dr.K.Harish Kumar, MD (DVL), is a consultant dermatologist at a private clinic and the Chief Medical Advisor for SkinKraft Laboratories. He has delivered lectures on topics in Clinical and Cosmetic Dermatology and conducted training in Cosmetic Dermatology Procedures. He has chaired continuous medical education sessions on various aspects of dermatology... Read More
Dr. Jyoti Gupta
Dr. Jyoti Gupta, MD, is a board-certified (IADVL) dermatologist specializing in cosmetic, laser, and hair transplant surgery. She has done over 1000 hair transplant surgeries and 3000 aesthetic procedures... Read More
Kelly McKenzie
Registered Clinical Nutritionist
Kelly McKenzie is a registered clinical nutritionist based in Auckland, New Zealand. She is the founder of All About Nutrition, a nutrition consultancy that takes a holistic approach to their clients health and wellbeing... Read More
Dr. Zeel Gandhi
Ayurvedic Doctor
Dr. Zeel Gandhi, BAMS, is an Ayurvedic doctor and an expert at providing holistic solutions for health problems encompassing Internal medicine, Panchakarma, Yoga, Ayurvedic Nutrition, and formulations. She graduated as a top ranker from Dr. D.Y.Patil College of Ayurveda and Research Centre, Navi Mumbai, and is a specialist in Panchakarma therapies... Read More
Dr. Shruti Chavan
Dermatology and Venerioloy
Dr.Shruti Chavan, MBBS, is a consulting dermatologist at Dr.Sheth's Skin and Hair Clinic since 6 years. She is a co-committee member of CDSI (Cosmetic dermatologist Society of India)... Read More
Alana Kessler
Alana Kesler, MS, RD, is an Ayurveda specialist and weight management expert. She is an accredited member of the of the CDR and American Dietetic Association and an E-RYT (Expert Registered Yoga Teacher) through Yoga Alliance... Read More
Jamé Heskett
Ayurveda Specialist & Weight Management Expert
Jamé Heskett, MD, is the founder and director of Wellpath, a 15-year-old anti-aging and wellness center located on Madison Avenue in New York City. She received her MD in family health from George Washington University and completed her postgraduate residency training at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle... Read More
Dr. Meredith Gantos
Dr. Meredith Gantos, MD, is a general dentist practicing in Naperville, Illinois. She is a published author and member of the ADA, ISDS, CDS, IAGD, AACD, and ADSA... Read More
Robert Finney
Dr. Robert Finney, MD, FAAD, is a board certified dermatologist. He treats all types of skin conditions, but has a focus on cosmetic dermatology, laser skin surgery, and Mohs micrographic surgery to treat skin cancer... Read More
Dr. Rhonda Q. Klein
Dr. Rhonda Q. Klein, MD, MPH, FAAD, was recently recognized as Fairfield County “Top Doctor” as featured in Westport, Greenwich, and New Canaan - Darien Magazines... Read More
Beth Opfer
Licensed Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Beth Opfer, MS, RDN, LDN, is a licensed registered dietitian nutritionist in Ohio. She is also a food blogger for the Cleveland area, working with several local eateries around the city... Read More
Lauren Smith
Registered Dietitian
Lauren Smith, MS, RD, LDN, is a registered dietitian based in Jacksonville, Florida with Dietitians of Palm Valley. She helps clients understand the importance of nutrition and metabolism and teaches sustainable strategies for balance to achieve their goals... Read More
Addie Abohosh
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Addie Abohosh, MS, RD, LD, is a registered dietitian who believes in real food, scientific research, and the power of food as medicine. She loves cooking and being active and hopes to help everyone find the intersection where nutrition meets their everyday life... Read More
Dr. Jennifer Tsai
Dr. Jennifer Tsai, OD, is an optometrist practicing in New York City. She specializes in dry eye therapy, digital eye strain, myopia control, and orthokeratology... Read More
Dr. Deanne Mraz Robinson
Dr. Mraz Robinson, MD, FAAD, is a dermatologist. She has recently been recognized by New Beauty as a “Top Beauty Doc” for two consecutive years and by Real Self as “Most Loved Injector.”... Read More
Dr. Dhaval G. Bhanusali
Dr. Dhaval Bhanusali, MD, FAAD, is a leading dermatologist and digital health entrepreneur based in Manhattan. He specializes in medical and cosmetic dermatology and looks to bridge the gap between cutting edge technologies and established paradigms... Read More
Kathie Madonna Swift
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, EBQ, is the co-founder of the Integrative and Functional Nutrition Academy. She is also the author of two books on digestive health, including The Inside Tract: Your Good Gut Guide to Health and The Swift Diet: 4 Weeks to Mend the Belly, Lose the Weight, and Get Rid of the Bloat... Read More
Allison Schaaf
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Allison Schaaf, MS, RDN, is a registered dietitian nutritionist. She received her undergraduate degree in Culinary Nutrition from Johnson & Wales University and her graduate degree in Nutrition Communications from Tufts University... Read More
Dr. Kriti Mohan
Plastic Surgeon
Dr. Kriti Mohan, MD, is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon. She is highly skilled in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the breast, body, and face, specializing in facial procedures like rhinoplasty... Read More
Dr. Emily Gannaway
Naturopathic Doctor
Dr. Emily Gannaway, ND, MSOM, is a naturopathic doctor and a public speaker at MediPro Holistic Health. She uses various modalities, including plant-based medicine, alternative medicine, and physical medicine... Read More
Dr.Jacob Wilson
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Dr. Jacob Wilson, PhD, CSCS*D, is the CEO of Applied Science and Performance Institute. He has published over 200 peer-reviewed papers, book chapters, and abstracts... Read More
Vincent Marin
Plastic Surgeon
Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS, is a board-certified plastic surgeon and founder of Marin Aesthetics at La Jolla, San Diego. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons... Read More
Dr. Cara Downey
Plastic Surgeon
Dr. Cara Downey, MD, is a board-certified plastic surgeon in Houston. She specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, breast, and body... Read More
Sunni Newman
Registered Nurse
Sunni Newman is a registered nurse. She believes that functional medicine aims to get to the root of the problem using nutrition and lifestyle modifications... Read More
Dr. Daniela Burchhardt
Plastic Surgeon
Daniela Burchhardt, MD, is a board-certified head and neck surgeon and fellowship-trained facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon. She specializes in both the aesthetic and functional procedures of the face... Read More
Dr. Maisam Hasan
Naturopathic Doctor
Dr. Maisam Hasan, ND, is a professional member of the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND), the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (OAND) and the College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO)... Read More
Anne Anyia
Registered Nutritionist
Anne Anyia, RN, is a registered nutritionist and weight loss health coach. She is also a leading expert for healthy eating and has been a guest on inspirational breakfast radio shows and cancer charity events... Read More
Dr. Babita Sharma
Ayurveda Physician
Dr. Babita Sharma, BAMS, is an Ayurveda specialist with 10 years of experience. Her specialties include child care, Ayurveda gynecology, infertility, skin care, and cosmetics... Read More
Dr.Varsha Prabala
Ayurveda Doctor
Dr.Varsha Prabala, BAMS, MD, is an Ayurveda doctor with a degree in the Indian system of medicine and MD in the field of Ayurveda Pharmacology (Dravyaguna). She has a diverse work experience as a Senior consultant for Government of India health projects in the North eastern and Southern parts of India, under CCRAS (Central Council for research in Ayurveda sciences) and as a physician at clinics and rehabilitation center... Read More