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Allergy
Corinne Savides Happel, MD

Corinne Savides Happel, MD, is board-certified in allergies/immunology, with a focus on allergic skin disorders. She is a part-time assistant professor at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

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Daniel More, MD

Daniel More, MD, is a board-certified allergist and clinical immunologist. He is an assistant clinical professor at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine and currently practices at Central Coast Allergy and Asthma in Salinas, California.

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Jurairat J. Molina, MD

Jurairat J. Molina, MD, is a board-certified allergist who has been practicing in field of allergy and clinical immunology for the past two decades. She owns Corpus Christi Allergy Associates in Corpus Christi, Texas.

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Anesthesiology
Jenny A. Dhingra, MD

Jenny A. Dhingra, MD, is board-certified in anesthesiologyy. She currently serves as the medical director at One Day Surgery which is part of Atrium Health in Charlotte, North Carolina, is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, and an executive board member of The Dhingra Family Foundation.

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Lissette Pichardo, MD

Lissette Pichardo, MD, is board-certified in anesthesiology. She provides services at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx, New York and is a member of the Gold Humanism Honor Society.

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Cardiology
Anisha Shah, MD

Anisha Shah, MD, is board-certified in internal medicine and cardiology. She served as a Medical Advisor at Cigna, Physician Editor at MCG Health, and is currently a Physician Clinician Reviewer at Magellan Health.

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Jeffrey S. Lander, MD

Jeffrey S. Lander, MD, is a board-certified cardiologist and the incoming President and Governor of the American College of Cardiology, New Jersey chapter.

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Mark L. Meyer, MD, JD

Mark Meyer, MD, JD, is a board-certified physician who specializes in diagnostic and preventative cardiology.

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Richard N. Fogoros, MD

Richard N. Fogoros, MD, is a retired professor of medicine and board-certified in internal medicine, clinical cardiology, and clinical electrophysiology.

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Yasmine S. Ali, MD, MSCI

Yasmine Ali, MD, is board-certified in cardiology. She is an assistant clinical professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and an award-winning physician writer.

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Dentistry
Sumaya Ibraheem, DDS

Sumaya Ibraheem, DDS, is a general dentist practicing in New York. She works in numerous private practices, comprehensively caring for a diverse patient population in all areas of general dentistry.

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Dermatology
Casey Gallagher, MD

Casey Gallagher, MD, is board-certified in dermatology. He is a clinical professor at the University of Colorado in Denver, and co-founder and practicing dermatologist at the Boulder Valley Center for Dermatology in Colorado. His research has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Leah Ansell, MD

Leah Ansell, MD, is board-certified in cosmetic and medical dermatology. She is an assistant professor at Columbia University and works in private practice in New York City.

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Emergency Medicine
Michael Menna, DO

Michael Menna, DO, is board-certified in emergency medicine. He is an attending emergency medicine physician at White Plains Hospital in White Plains, New York and also works at an urgent care center and a telemedicine company that provides care to patients across the country.

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Endocrinology
Ana Maria Kausel, MD

Ana Maria Kausel, MD, is double board-certified in internal medicine and endocrinology/diabetes and metabolism. She works in private practice and is affiliated with Mount Sinai St. Luke's/Mount Sinai West.

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Danielle Weiss, MD

Dr. Danielle Weiss is double board-certified in internal medicine and endocrinology. She is an assistant clinical professor at the University of California, San Diego and founder of the Center for Hormonal Health and Well-Being.

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Do-Eun Lee, MD

Do-Eun Lee, MD, has been practicing medicine for more than 20 years, and specializes in diabetes, thyroid issues and general endocrinology. She currently has a private practice in Lafayette, California. 

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Lindsey Waldman, MD, RD

Lindsey Waldman, MD, RD, is a board-certified pediatrician and pediatric endocrinologist.

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ENT
Amy Wu, MD

Amy Wu, MD, is board-certified in otolaryngology. She is a clinical assistant professor at Northwell Hofstra Medical School and practices at Soho Otolaryngology in New York City.

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Benjamin F. Asher, MD

Benjamin F. Asher, MD, FACS, is board-certified in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery. For 30 years, he has worked at Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound and the Dartmouth Hitchcock Clinic.

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John Carew, MD

John Carew, MD, is board-certified in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery. He is an adjunct assistant professor at Mount Sinai Medical Center and NYU Medical Center.

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Family Medicine
Chris Vincent, MD

Chris Vincent, MD, is board-certified in family medicine. He is a clinical professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine and practices at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

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Elizabeth Molina Ortiz, MD, MPH

Elizabeth I. Molina Ortiz, MD, is board-certified in family medicine. She is a primary care provider with Atrius Health in Boston and was the medical director of Charles River Community Health.

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Jason DelCollo, DO

Jason DelCollo, DO, board-certified in family medicine. He is associate faculty at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine as well as adjunct faculty with the Crozer Family Medicine Residency Program, and is an attending physician at Glen Mills Family Medicine in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania.

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Nelson Henry, MD

Nelson Henry, MD, is board-certified in family medicine.

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Rochelle Collins, DO

Rochelle Collins, DO, is board-certified in family medicine. She is an assistant clinical professor of family medicine at Quinnipiac University and works in private practice in Hartford, Connecticut.

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Gastroenterology
Akash Goel, MD

Akash Goel, MD, is board-certified in internal medicine and practices gastronomy and internal medicine. He is an assistant professor at Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City.

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Carl Victor Crawford, Jr., MD

Carl Victor Crawford, Jr., MD, is double board-certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology. He is an assistant clinical professor at Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Emmy Ludwig, MD

Emmy Ludwig, MD, is board-certified in gastroenterology and hepatology. She is an associate attending physician at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and an associate professor at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City.

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Jay N. Yepuri, MD, MS

Jay Yepuri, MD, MS, is board-certified in gastroenterology. He is a partner with Digestive Health Associates of Texas and a medical director at Texas Health Harris Methodist HEB Hospital.

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Paul A. Rufo, MD, MMSc

Paul A. Rufo, MD, MMSc, is an assistant professor of pediatrics and senior investigator in the Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Boston Children's Hospital.

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Priyanka Chugh, MD

Priyanka Chugh, MD, is board-certified gastroenterologist with a background in internal medicine. She practices with Trinity Health of New England​ in Waterbury, Connecticut.

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Robert Burakoff, MD, MPH

Robert Burakoff, MD, MPH, is board-certified in gastroentrology. He is the vice chair for ambulatory services for the department of medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York.

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HIV/AIDS
Latesha Elopre, MD, MSPH

Latesha Elopre, MD, is a board-certified internist specializing in HIV. She is an assistant professor of infectious diseases at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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Holistic Health
Arno Kroner, DAOM, LAc

Arno Kroner, DAOM, LAc, is a board-certified acupuncturist, as well as an herbalist and integrative medicine doctor. He operates a private practice in Santa Monica, California.

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Elena Klimenko, MD

Elena Klimenko, MD, is board-certified in internal medicine, licensed in medical acupuncture, and a certified functional medicine practitioner. Since 2007, she's been in private practice in New York City.

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Emily Dashiell, ND

Emily Dashiell, ND, is a licensed naturopathic doctor who has worked in group and private practice settings over the last 15 years. She is in private practice in Santa Monica, California.

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Lana Butner, ND, LAc

Lana Butner, ND, LAc, is a board-certified naturopathic doctor and licensed acupuncturist in private practice in New York City.

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Meredith Bull, ND

Meredith Bull, ND, is a licensed naturopathic doctor with a private practice in Los Angeles. She helped co-author the first integrative geriatrics textbook, "Integrative Geriatric Medicine."

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Taz Bhatia, MD

Taz Bhatia, MD, is board-certified in pediatrics and specializes in integrative medicine. She is also a Certified Nutrition Specialist and Medical Acupuncturist. Bhatia founded CentreSpringMD in Atlanta.

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Infectious Disease
Andy Miller, MD

Andy Miller, MD, is board-certified in infectious disease and internal medicine. He is an associate professor at Weill Cornell Medicine, associate attending physician at the Hospital for Special Surgery and New York Presbyterian Hospital and a fellow of the Infectious Disease Society of America.

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Susan Olender, MD

Susan Olender, MD, is board-certified in internal medicine. She is an assistant professor at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City, where she is also on staff in the Division of Infectious Disease.

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Internal Medicine
Anita C. Chandrasekaran, MD, MPH

Anita Chandrasekaran, MD, MPH, is board-certified in internal medicine and rheumatology and currently works as a rheumatologist at Hartford Healthcare Medical Group in Connecticut.

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Anju Goel, MD, MPH

Anju Goel, MD, is board-certified in internal medicine. She has over 10 years of experience in the California public health system addressing communicable disease, health policy, and disaster preparedness.

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Caitilin Kelly, MD

Caitilin Kelly, MD, is board-certified in internal medicine. She is clinical physician practicing at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital and the chair of the American College of Physicians' Hospital Ethics committee. She is a delegate for the Indiana State Medical Association House of Delegates.

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Cristian Zanartu, MD

Cristian Zanartu, MD, is board-certified in internal medicine. He works at a cancer center in New York, focusing on pain and palliative medicine, and has a primary care practice with an emphasis on LGBT care.

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Isaac O. Opole, MD, PhD

Isaac O. Opole, MD, PhD, is a board-certified internist specializing in geriatric medicine. For over 15 years, he's practiced at the Kansas University Medical Center, where he is also a professor.

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Jenny Sweigard, MD

Jenny Sweigard, MD, is board-certified in internal medicine. She is an in-patient physician at Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center in North Carolina.

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Kashif J. Piracha, MD

Kashif J. Piracha, MD, is board-certified in internal medicine and nephrology. He has an active clinical practice at Methodist Willowbrook Hospital in Houston, Texas.

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Keri Peterson, MD

Keri Peterson, MD, is board-certified in internal medicine and has her own private practice on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. She holds appointments at Lenox Hill Hospital and Mount Sinai Medical Center.

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Lauren Schlanger, MD

Lauren Schlanger, MD, is a board-certified primary care physician. She is an assistant professor at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

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Robert D. Sadaty, MD

Robert Sadaty, MD, is board-certified in internal medicine who specializes in obesity and wound care. He practices in Naples, Florida.

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Neurology
Claudia Chaves, MD

Claudia Chaves, MD, is board-certified in cerebrovascular disease and neurology with a subspecialty certification in vascular neurology. She is an associate professor of neurology at Tufts Medical School and medical director of the Lahey Clinic Multiple Sclerosis Center in Lexington, Massachusetts.

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Diana Apetauerova, MD

Diana Apetauerova, MD, is board-certified in neurology with a subspecialty in movement disorders. She is an associate clinical professor of neurology at Tufts School of Medicine.

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Huma Sheikh, MD

Huma Sheikh, MD, is board-certified in neurology and specializes in migraine and stroke. She co-founded the migraine and vascular section for the American Headache Society.

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Nicholas R. Metrus, MD

Nicholas R. Metrus, MD, is board-certified in neurology and neuro-oncology. He currently works at the Glasser Brain Tumor Center with Atlantic Health System in Summit, New Jersey.

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Sarah Rahal, MD

Sarah Rahal, MD, is a double board-certified adult and pediatric neurologist and headache medicine specialist.

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Shaheen Lakhan, MD, PhD

Shaheen Lakhan, MD, PhD, is an award-winning, board-certified physician-scientist and clinical development specialist.

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OB-GYN
Alyssa Dweck, MD

Alyssa Dweck, MD, is a board-certified gynecologist and an assistant clinical professor at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

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Anita Sadaty, MD

Anita Sadaty, MD, is board-certified in obstetrics-gynecology. She is a clinical assistant professor at Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine and founder of Redefining Health Medical.

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Brian Levine, MD

Brian Levine, MD, MS, FACOG, is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology, as well as in reproductive endocrinology and infertility.

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Christina S. Han, MD

Christina S. Han, MD, is a physician who is double board-certified in maternal-fetal medicine and obstetrics and gynecology.

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Jessica Shepherd, MD

Jessica Shepherd, MD, is board-certified in obstetrics-gynecology. She practices at the University of Illinois at Chicago and appears regularly as an expert on Good Morning America, The Today Show, and more.

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Meredith Shur, MD

Meredith Shur, MD, is board-certified in obstetrics-gynecology. She is a clinical instructor at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and a practicing doctor at East Side Women's Ob-Gyn associates in New York City.

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Monique Rainford, MD

Monique Rainford, MD, is board-certified in obstetrics-gynecology. She is the chief of obstetrics and gynecology at Yale Health.

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Oncology
Doru Paul, MD

Doru Paul, MD, is triple board-certified in medical oncology, hematology, and internal medicine. He is an associate professor of clinical medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and attending physician in the Department of Hematology Oncology at the New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center.

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Douglas A. Nelson, MD

Douglas A. Nelson, MD, is double board-certified in medical oncology and hematology. He was a physician in the US Air Force and now practices at MD Anderson Cancer Center, where he is an associate professor.

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Ophthalmology
Ami A. Shah, MD

Ami A. Shah, MD, is board-certified in ophthalmology. She works for Kaiser Permanente and is the owner and founder of one of the Bay Area’s first mobile aesthetic practices.

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David R. Watt, MD

David R. Watt, MD, is board-certified in ophthalmology. He is a staff member of the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins Hospital and founder of Retina Associates in Annapolis, Maryland.

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Johnstone M. Kim, MD

Johnstone M. Kim, MD, is board-certified in ophthalmology. He's a practicing physician at Midwest Retina in Dublin, Ohio and previously served as a full-time faculty member at the Wayne State University School of Medicine and the Kresge Eye Institute in Detroit, Michigan.

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Optometry
Bryan M. Wolynski, OD

Bryan Wolynski, OD, is a board-certified optometrist who has been in the field for over 30 years. He is an adjunct assistant clinical professor at SUNY College of Optometry ​and works in private practice in New York City.

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Orthodontics
Edmund Khoo, DDS

Edmund Khoo, DDS, is board-certified in orthodontics. He teaches full-time as a clinical associate professor at his alma mater, New York University College of Dentistry, is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, and serves on advisory boards for the American Dental Education Association.

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Orthopedics
Eva Umoh Asomugha, M.D.

Eva Umoh Asomugha, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in all conditions involving the foot and ankle region. She is based in northern Virginia.

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Jonathan Cluett, MD

Jonathan Cluett, MD, is board-certified in orthopedic surgery. He served as assistant team physician to Chivas USA (Major League Soccer) and the United States men's and women's national soccer teams.

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Miho J. Tanaka, MD

Miho J. Tanaka, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in the treatment of sports medicine injuries.

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Stuart Hershman, MD

Stuart Hershman, MD, is board-certified in orthopaedic surgery. He is the director of adult spinal deformity & complex spinal reconstruction at Massachusetts General Hospital and is on the faculty at Harvard Medical School.

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Pediatrics
Alisa Baer, MD

Alisa Baer, MD, is a board-certified pediatrician, nationally certified child passenger safety instructor, and co-founder of The Car Seat Lady.

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Joel Forman, MD

Joel Forman, MD, is board-certified in pediatrics. He is an associate professor at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where he is also pediatric residency program director and vice-chair for education in the Jack and Lucy Clark Department of Pediatrics.

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Jonathan B. Jassey, DO

Jonathan B. Jassey, DO, is board-certified in pediatrics. He has been in private practice at Bellmore Merrick Medical in New York since 2007 and is the co-author of "The Newborn Sleep Book."

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Lyndsey Garbi, MD

Lyndsey Garbi, MD, is double board-certified in pediatrics and neonatology. She is an assistant professor at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and chief pediatrician at Blueberry Pediatrics.

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Pharmacy
Mary Choy, PharmD

Mary Choy, PharmD, is board-certified in geriatric pharmacotherapy. She currently serves as the director of pharmacy practice of the New York State Council of Health-System Pharmacists.

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Violetta Shamilova, PharmD

Violetta Shamilova, PharmD, is a board-licensed pharmacist. She is an assistant professor at the Touro College School of Health Sciences, and has worked at CVS pharmacy for five years. She completed the certified APhA Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services course.

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Physical Therapy
Erin Pereira, DPT, OCS

Erin Pereira, PT, DPT, is a board-certified clinical specialist in orthopedic physical therapy.

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Laura Campedelli, PT, DPT

Laura Campedelli, PT, DPT, is a physical therapist currently working in New York at Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, an affiliate of New York Presbyterian.

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Mohamad Hassan, PT, DPT

Mohamad Hassan, PT, DPT, is a physical therapist at Premier Physical Therapy in Chicago.

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Plastic Surgery
Maria M. LoTempio, MD

Maria M. LoTempio, MD, is double board-certified in plastic and reconstructive surgery and otolaryngology. She is an associate clinical professor at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

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William Truswell, MD

William Truswell, MD, is board-certified in otolaryngology and facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. He is president of the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

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Podiatry
Lyle T. Modlin, DPM

Lyle T. Modlin, DPM, in board-certified in podiatry. He practices at Annapolis Foot and Ankle in Annapolis, Maryland.

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Psychiatry
Aron Janssen, MD

Aron Janssen, MD, is board-certified in child, adolescent, and adult psychiatry and is the vice chair of child and adolescent psychiatry at Northwestern University.

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Carly Snyder, MD

Carly Snyder, MD, is a board-certified reproductive and perinatal psychiatrist who combines traditional psychiatry with integrative medicine-based treatments.

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Daniel B. Block, MD

Daniel B. Block, MD, is an award-winning, board-certified psychiatrist who operates a private practice in Pennsylvania.

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Pilar Trelles, MD

Pilar Trelles, MD, is board-certified in psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry. She is the medical director of the developmental disability center at Mount Sinai West Hospital.

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Steven Gans, MD

Steven Gans, MD, is board-certified in psychiatry and is an active supervisor, teacher, and mentor at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Pulmonology
Armeen Poor, MD

Armeen Poor, MD, is a board-certified pulmonologist and intensivist. He specializes in pulmonary health, critical care, and sleep medicine.

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Sanja Jelic, MD

Sanja Jelic, MD is board-certified in pulmonary disease, sleep medicine, critical care medicine, and internal medicine. She is an assistant professor and attending physician at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, NY.

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Radiology
Rony Kampalath, MD

Rony Kampalath, MD, is board-certified in diagnostic radiology and previously worked as a primary care physician. He is an assistant professor at the University of California at Irvine Medical Center, where he also practices. Within the practice of radiology, he specializes in abdominal imaging.

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Rheumatology
David Ozeri, MD

David Ozeri, MD, is a board-certified rheumatologist. He is based in Tel Aviv, Israel, where he does research at Sheba Medical Center. Previously, he practiced at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

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Grant Hughes, MD

Grant Hughes, MD, is a board-certified rheumatologist. He is an associate professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine and the head of rheumatology at Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center.

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Scott Zashin, MD

Scott J. Zashin, MD, is board-certified in internal medicine and rheumatology. He was a volunteer clinical professor of internal medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Dallas.

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Tamar Brionez, MD

Tamar Brionez, MD, is board-certified in rheumatology. She is in private practice at Advanced Rheumatology of Houston in The Woodlands, Texas.

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Surgery
Jennifer Schwartz, MD

Jennifer Schwartz, MD, is board-certified in general surgery with a subspecialty certification in bariatric surgery. She serves as an assistant professor at the Yale School of Medicine, and practices in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

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Scott Sundick, MD

Scott Sundick, MD, is board-certified in general surgery and vascular surgery. Since 2012, he has practiced with The Cardiovascular Care Group in New Jersey.

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Urology
Jamin Brahmbhatt, MD

Jamin Brahmbhatt, MD, is board-certified in urology. He is an assistant professor at UCF College of Medicine and chief of surgery at Orlando Health South Lake Hospital.

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Matthew Wosnitzer, MD

Matthew Wosnitzer, MD, is board-certified in urology. He is an attending physician at Yale New Haven Health System, Northeast Medical Group and teaches at the Frank Netter School of Medicine.

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