Yasmine Ali, MD

Yasmine Ali, MD
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Highlights


Experience

Yasmine S. Ali, MD, MSCI, FACC, FACP is a board-certified cardiologist and award-winning physician writer who has published and edited across genres and formats. She served as Obesity Expert for Verywell Health for three years, creating and building the obesity section as well as writing and updating hundreds of pieces of evergreen and newsworthy content.

As a medical writer and editor, Dr. Ali has over a decade of experience serving in various capacities and with multiple media, across a broad range of therapeutic areas. She has held the position of Chief Editor of the atherosclerosis section of Medscape Reference Drugs and Diseases for 10 years and has been the Chief Editor of Medscape’s congenital heart disease section for four years. She served as a member of Medscape’s Slideshow Advisory Board for two years.

Dr. Ali also served as Physician Editor for MCG Health, LLC for nearly 10 years, aiding in the creation and revision of evidence-based clinical care guidelines. She was also a medical editor, writer, and CME speaker for MedStudy, specializing in the creation and revision of board review materials in the fields of internal medicine and pediatrics.

Dr. Ali has published extensively in peer-reviewed medical journals and has been featured in Real Simple magazine, Brit + Co, Reader’s Digest, Healthline, and more. 

Education

A Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC) and of the American College of Physicians (FACP), Dr. Ali received her MD and MSCI (Master of Science in Clinical Investigation) degrees from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, where she is now an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine. She has achieved board certifications in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, clinical lipidology, and nuclear cardiology.

A Word From Yasmine Ali, MD

Knowing that most cardiovascular disease is preventable, I am passionate about helping others understand their risk for cardiovascular disease and how to lower that risk. One of these risk factors is obesity, which has become an epidemic in our country. Raising awareness of the medical issues related to obesity and educating the public is one of many contributions I hope to make to help fight this epidemic.

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