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Medical Advisory Board
Preeti Parikh, MD
Dr. Parikh is the Chief Medical Editor of HealthiNation, board certified Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, an American Academy of Pediatrics spokesperson and is a Clinical Asst. Professor of Pediatrics at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She sees patients at Pediatrics of New York in Manhattan. Dr. Parikh received her undergraduate degree from Columbia University, medical degree from University of Medicine and Dentristry of New Jersey (Rutgers) and post graduate training in Pediatrics from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Parikh’s special interests are in preventive medicine, advocacy and patient education.
Bobby Buka, MD, JD
Dr. Buka is Section Chief at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and Society for Pediatric Dermatology. His expertise is in vascular lasers, skin cancer, and acne. A graduate of the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago, Dr. Buka did his internship in internal medicine at Saint Vincent’s Hospital in New York City, a dermatology residency at the University of California, San Diego and a fellowship in pediatric dermatology at Children’s Hospital in San Diego. He has authored Buka’s Emergencies in Dermatology , a compilation of dermatologic diseases for residents and physicians alike.
Holly Atkinson, MD
Dr. Holly Atkinson is Director of the Human Rights Program in The Arnhold Global Health Institute at Mount Sinai; Co-Director of the Advancing Idealism in Medicine Program, Department of Medicine; and Assistant Professor of Medicine and Preventive Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine in New York. Dr. Atkinson is especially interested in the intersection of health and human rights as it applies to advancing the well-being of women and girls, and is an accomplished public speaker and author on these topics.
Paul Knoepflmacher, MD
Dr. Knoepflmacher practices internal medicine in Manhattan’s Upper East Side. His medical degree is from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (Rutgers New Jersey Medical School), and he did his internship and residency at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City where he received the prestigious Richard Gorlin award for resident humanitarianism. Dr. Knoepflmacher is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, and was selected by his peers as one of the “Best Doctors in New York” in New York Magazine.
Sharon Richter, RD
Sharon Richter is a Registered Dietitian with a private nutrition practice in Manhattan. Her objective is to help others achieve healthier lifestyles by creating incremental goals that are physically and mentally challenging and, most importantly, achievable. Sharon received her masters and undergraduate degrees in clinical nutrition from New York University. She is actively increasing community nutritional education through her work with Wellness In The Schools (WITS) and the Challenged Athletes Foundation. Sharon is a frequent expert contributor, author, and consultant to popular media venues, magazines, and national brands alike.
Kaveh Alizadeh, MD,MSC, FACS
Dr. Alizadeh is a board-certified plastic surgeon and the Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Westchester Medical Center and New York Medical College. Dr. Alizadeh received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University and his masters from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. He earned his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College, received general and plastic surgery training at the University of Chicago Hospitals, and subspecialty training in cosmetic surgery, microsurgery, and breast reconstruction at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.
Keri Peterson, MD
Dr. Keri Peterson obtained her undergraduate degree from Cornell University, Medical Degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed her post-graduate training at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. She is a board certified internist practicing on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Dr. Peterson has authored several publications and has authored the e-book Sexy Ever After: Intimacy Post-Cancer and contributed to the book What Doctors Eat. She is a medical contributor and columnist for Women’s Health Magazine. Dr. Peterson is a frequent guest on The Today Show and has appeared on several national television programs.
This About page was last modified June 7, 2016.