Medical Advisers

HealthiNation’s medical advisors assist in medical content development for particular topics and may host our videos or contribute to our blogs and newsletters.


Tara Narula

Tara Narula, MD

Dr. Narula is a board certified cardiologist and is an Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine for Hofstra University NSLIJ School of Medicine and Associate Director of the Cardiac Care Unit at Lenox Hill Hospital/NSLIJ in Manhattan. She is additionally board certified in Nuclear Cardiology, Echocardiography and Internal Medicine. Dr. Narula is currently a fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC). She serves as a member for both the NYC Go Red for Women Committee and NYC Advocacy Committee of the American Heart Association and is a national spokesperson for the AHA. Her opinions are frequently cited in the press and she has appeared on segments for CNN, CBS, FOX and NBC news. Her interests include preventive cardiology, women’s health and the management of coronary artery & valvular disease.


Holly Phillips, MD

Dr. Phillips earned her medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Phillips then completed her residency at Lenox Hill Hospital, where she was awarded the Letter of Commendation for Outstanding Performance in Women’s Health. She has maintained a private practice for 11 years, addressing a full range of Internal Medicine conditions, with a particular focus on preventive women’s health.
She is an active member of the American Medical Association, the American College of Physicians and Independent Doctor’s Association of New York.


Roshini Raj, MD

Dr. Roshini Raj is a board certified gastroenterologist and internist with a medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. She is an attending physician at NYU Medical Center/Tisch Hospital and a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Raj has a special interest in women’s health and cancer screening and has published several research articles on colon cancer screening. Dr. Raj is a Today Show contributor, a Bethenny contributor, the Good Day NY Medical Correspondent (Fox5) and the Medical Editor of Health Magazine. In August 2010, she released her first book, What the Yuck?! The Freaky & Fabulous Truth About Your Body. Dr. Raj has discussed a wide variety of health topics on a range of network and cable shows, including NBC’s Today Show; ABC’s The View, LIVE with Kelly and Michael, Good Morning America and World News Tonight; among others.

Punkaj Khanna

Punkaj Khanna, Pharm D

Pharm.D. and over ten years of experience in hospital, retail, corporate and insurance sectors of the pharmacy industry. Punkaj currently works at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and has special interests in patient education and compliance. Punkaj earned his Pharm.D. from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy.