Noreen Iftikhar, MD

Physician and Medical Director


Health and Wellness, Disease Prevention and Treatment, Medical Procedures, Nutrition


Kings College, UK and Emory University, USA


As a physician, I am passionate about empowering you to successfully navigate health and wellness. I aim to combine my clinical experience and writing background to make complex medical topics clear and inspire you to take charge of your health. Making the right choices for your wellbeing and that of your loved ones begins with nutrition and knowing when to seek medical tests and treatments.

— Noreen Iftikhar, MD


Previously trained in general surgery, Dr. Noreen is now a family medicine and telehealth physician. She is also a medical writer and editor with more than a decade in patient and clinician education.


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