VIRTUAL SUMMIT SPEAKERS

Our Speakers

Dr. Letizia Alto

Dr. Letizia Alto is a physician, real estate investor and blogger at Semi-Retired MD. She and her husband started investing in small multi-family real estate in 2005 and have grown their portfolio to 61 units. On her blog, Letizia helps physicians learn to invest in real estate to achieve financial freedom and live their lives on their terms.

Dr. Bonnie Koo

Dr. Bonnie Koo, MD, FAAD is a board certified dermatologist. She is the founder of Wealthy Mom MD where she empowers and coaches women physicians to take control of their finances and create the life they want. She currently lives in northern NJ with her fiancé and son.

Dr. Lisa Herbert

Dr. Lisa Herbert is a bestselling author, speaker and respected family physician who brings over 20 years’ experience of providing primary care and serving as a healthcare leader. Dr. Herbert’s leadership experience comes from her positions as Medical Director of a local and nation insurance company, large hospital system and a six-center family planning agency.

Dr. Herbert is the Founder and CEO of Just The Right Balance LLC, where she helps physician’s transition into high performing leaders who will improve the healthcare landscape by building healthy communities and strong organizations. Dr. Herbert utilizes her unique background and extensive experience of being a physician and a healthcare leader in hospital administration, public health and the health insurance industry to offer coaching, consulting, workshops and training to help physician’s transition into effective leaders with the support of their organizations.

Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Dr. Herbert earned her undergraduate degree from Stonybrook University, her Doctor of Medicine degree from Upstate Medical Center, completed her residency at Mountainside Hospital in NJ and completed her certification in Personal and Executive Coach from the CaPP Institute.For her contribution in medicine, Dr. Herbert received the Degree of Fellow from the American Academy of Family Physicians which is the highest honor in her field. She was also recognized by the American Medical Association with the Physician Recognition Award and received several awards from organizations for her work providing programs and education on optimal health and wellness in her community.

Dr. Stephanie Freeman

As one of the nation’s most acclaimed ICU physicians, Stephanie E. Freeman, MD is a board certified Critical Care physician, a best-selling author, speaker, and consultant. In addition, she is THE expert in helping
doctors discover alternative careers in medicine.

Dr. Stephanie consistently meets with physicians individually and in groups to discuss ways they can get “unstuck” in their careers. A compassionate, motivating, energizing, and resourceful physician, it is no wonder why Dr. Stephanie is known among her colleagues as “The Job Doctor”.

As Founder and Chief Medical Advisor of DrStephanieICU.com, Dr. Stephanie discusses real world career strategies to help physicians “think outside the box” regarding their careers. By sharing advice on how to find alternative careers in medicine, Dr. Stephanie helps physicians practice medicine on their own terms.

Dr. Stephanie earned her Medical Degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine. She completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center and her Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Stephanie also completed a Geriatrics fellowship at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. She obtained her Masters of Business Administration at Auburn University

Dr. Erica Howe

Dr. Erica Howe is a physician and a nationally known educator, wife, and mother to three crazy kids. As a prolific speaker and lifelong advocate for improved wellness in medicine, she has given hundreds of talks both nationally and internationally on topics like conflict management and boundary setting. In 2018, she founded the 3-day Women Physicians Wellness Conference in Grand Cayman as a way of bringing women physicians together to share their struggles and their strategies for success. She believes that women are stronger together and wants to inspire them to find the courage, clarity, and community to succeed on their own terms, instead of someone else’s.

Dr. Jyoti Patel

Dr. Jyoti Patel is uniquely trained, triple board-certified, and practices Integrative Pediatrics and Internal Medicine in Scottsdale, Arizona. She has been in solo practice for over 15 years and was named one of the TOP DOCS in Phoenix Magazine 2009, 2016, Internist of the Year 2011 by the American College of Physicians Arizona Chapter and Women In White Coats Hero Award 2019. She spearheaded a community garden in Fountain Hills, AZ and she was awarded the Healthcare Provider of the Year 2017 by the Fountain Hills Chamber of Commerce and Volunteer of the Year Award 2018 by the Town of Fountain Hills. She is passionate about walking the path with her patients to healthy living through food as medicine, gardening, community building and mindfulness-based stress reduction.

Dr. Romie Mushtaq
Chief Wellness Officer Dr. Romie Mushtaq is a neurologist, mindfulness teacher and sought out keynote speaker. She is also the first Chief Wellness Officer for a corporation of 5,000+ employees in the United States.
In addition to being a neurologist, she is also an integrative medicine specialist, and mindfulness expert who has impacted over 1 million lives across the world through her keynotes talks and workshops on mindfulness and brain health. She has a popular TedX talk on “The Powerful Secret of Your Breath” and has been featured on NBC, Huffington Post, and dozens of other national media outlets.
Dr. Romie has worked with Grammy-award winning musicians, top professional athletes, and Fortune 500 company executives.
Dr. Amna Hussain

Dr. Amna Husain, MD, IBCLE, FAAP, is a board-certified pediatrician and lactation consultant who single-handedly started NJ’s first pediatric direct primary care (DPC) pediatric practice, Pure Direct Pediatrics in Monmouth County. In addition to her pediatric practice, Dr. Husain also runs a Healthy Weight Clinic for school-age children and teenagers who struggle with obesity and teaches private classes to expecting couples on Newborn Care and Breastfeeding Basics. 

Dr. Stefania Lima

Dr. Stefania Lima, is the author of “Doctor in Pajamas: The Tale of a Remote Worker M.D.” and is a Board-certified pediatrician with ten years of inpatient and outpatient experience. In addition to completing her course studies as a certified physician executive, she also has over 5 years of experience in Utilization and Case Management. After a well-rounded clinical career, she has worked for 3 major insurers as a medical director and has been working remotely for 4 years. She found healing from burnout in part by transitioning into non-clinical positions and now is teaching others to do the same. 

Dr. Nilong Vyas

Dr. Nilong Vyas of Sleepless in NOLA Sleep Coaching is a Pediatrician, Public Health Specialist, and Board-Certified Sleep Expert. She is knowledgeable not only of the common sleep approaches but more importantly, has a pediatric medical knowledge base. Her patients and clients adore their sleep doctor because she considers everything when giving advice knowing that sleep is not a solitary issue but intimately involved with the child’s holistic wellbeing, diet, development, and schedule. In 2019 she was also voted as the Women in White Coats Hero of the Year.

Dr. Mary Claire Haver

Dr. Mary Claire Haver is a wife, mom, physician, and entrepreneur who has devoted her adult life to women’s health. As a Board Certified OBGYN in the Houston area, Dr. Haver has delivered thousands of babies, completed thousands of well woman exams, counseled patients, taught residents and did everything an academic professor and OBGYN could do. As her patient population aged, she was overwhelmed with the number of complaints and concerns her patients had with weight gain while going through menopause. For years, she told her patients to eat less and exercise more. It wasn’t until she, too, experienced the changes of menopause that she realized this advice doesn’t work.

Dr. Mary Claire Haver is the founder and creator of The Galveston Diet, the first and only nutrition program in the world created by a Female OBGYN, designed for women in menopause. The Galveston Diet is dedicated to helping women reach their health and wellness goals through an anti-inflammatory approach to nutrition. In an effort to learn as much as she could about medical nutrition, she became certified in Culinary Medicine in 2019.

She has been married to her husband, Christopher Haver since 1996 and they are raising Katherine and Madeline, the loves of their lives.

Dr. Archana Shrestha

Dr. Archana Shrestha is an emergency physician, life coach, bestselling author and entrepreneur. She is the founder and chief wellness officer at Mighty Mom, MD and the co-founder of the widely-read Women in White Coats blog. Archana’s mission and purpose is to uplift and empower working women.

Dr. Amber Robins
 Dr. Amber Robins is a board-certified family medicine doctor practicing in Washington, DC, and graduate of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. She is a recent Health and Media fellow graduate from Georgetown University and PBS News Hour. She is the author and founder of “The Chronicles of Women in White Coats” and “The Write Prescription: Finding the ‘Right’ Spiritual Dosage to Overcome Any Obstacle” with her own website and blog at www.AmberRobinsMD.com
Dr. Gretchen Green

Dr. Gretchen Green, MD, MMS is a radiologist who successfully transitioned to a part-time position through expert witness work and an interest in personal finance/entrepreneurship. She knows how to teach physicians to launch and build an expert witness practice. Her master’s degree is in the history of women in medicine and she has a long-standing dedication to the professional development of women physicians. 

Dr. Degha Fongod

Dr. Degha Fongod is an Internal Medicine physician who practices Aesthetic Medicine. She helps women retain and preserve their natural beauty without surgery. Her biggest motivator in life is to empower women.

Dr. Rachna Patel

Dr. Rachna Patel has been in the field of Medical Cannabinoids since 2012, after spending years training as an Emergency Medicine doctor. She is the author of The CBD Oil Solution and the CEO of her own CBD company, Doc Patels. Dr. Patel’s knowledge of CBD Oil has made her an asset in the specialty. She has been interviewed on over 200 podcasts, has taken the stage internationally to spread awareness, has been featured in articles for Lifehacker and MindBodyGreen, and has appeared on major news networks such as NBC. 

Dr. Fola Babatunde

Dr. Fola Babatunde, is a practicing invasive cardiologist in Washington. Real estate has allowed her to be creative and build financial independence outside of medicine. Her website is https://realestateinvestmentwealth.wordpress.com.

Dr. Nerissa Kreher

Nerissa Kreher, MD MBA is a pediatric endocrinologist and Chief Medical Officer of Tiburio Therapeutics. She has spent 15 years in the pharma/biotech industry; starting in Medical Affairs and moving into Clinical Development and ultimately into the Chief Medical Officer role. She has experience ranging from small, private biotech to large, public pharma and focuses on development of therapies for patients with rare diseases. She is the founder of The IndustryMDCoach, a consulting and coaching service for physicians interested in exploring and entering the pharma/biotech industry.

Dr. Andree LeRoy

Dr. Andrée LeRoy is both a Harvard trained medical doctor and a medical intuitive. She is an expert in functional integrative and rehabilitation medicine. She comes from a long lineage of western medicine trained physicians and holistic healers which has shaped her unique and science based approach to integrative and individualized care.

Upon receiving her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana in Molecular and Integrative Physiology, she completed her thesis in Medicinal plants and Herbology. She expanded her knowledge of the body systems and mechanics by practicing as a licensed massage therapist prior to graduating from the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical School in 2006. She then completed her residencies in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts in 2010 and the Durant Fellowship in Global Health and Refugee Medicine from Massachusetts General Hospital in 2011.
While working at Massachusetts General Hospital and Spaulding Rehabilitation, Harvard’s official teaching hospital for physical medicine and rehabilitation ranked as top 3 rehabilitation hospitals in the United States, she also remained on faculty at Harvard Medical School for 8 years.

Prior to moving to Los Angeles in 2018 to pursue her passion of optimizing the health and performance of our world’s highest achievers, she completed her Master’s degree in Spiritual Psychology with an emphasis in Consciousness, Health & Healing from the University of Santa Monica in 2016 and received training in Functional Medicine, Reiki, Energy Medicine, and Ayurvedic medicine, making her a catalyst for integrating Eastern and Western medicine in order to provide a holistic approach to her practice.

Over the past several years, Dr. LeRoy has worked closely with leaders and entrepreneurs in the tech industry to take all aspects of their lives to the next level. She has seen how important it is to educate executives on the importance of creating a healthy work-life balance which yields the highest return on investment in their overall health, wellness, and performance.

Dr. Nneka Unachukwu

Dr. “Una” as she is fondly called by her patients and colleagues is a board certified pediatrician and fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Education & Work History

A California native, she received her medical training at the prestigious University of Nigeria. Her pediatric residency was completed at the Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in New Jersey. At the end of her residency she relocated to Georgia, worked in private practice and then went on to become the Founder and CEO of Ivy League Pediatrics.

What She Brings

She brings to this practice a wealth of knowledge, passion for quality child care and providing an exceptional experience for children and their parents. An avid learner, she attends multiple conferences throughout the year to stay abreast of new trends and practices in pediatrics. She has been on staff at Gwinnett Medical Center & Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Dr Una is passionate about the well-being of children and has strong interests in the areas of newborn care, asthma, ADHD and obesity. As medical director, her hard work & dedication to our patients has earned the practice the ‘Best of Gwinnett’ award for the last five years.

Getting Personal

She lives in Peachtree Corners with her husband and four children. She is an active member in her church where she serves as the Executive Pastor and in her spare time she loves to spend time walking in nature.

Dr. Aditi Joshi

Dr. Aditi Joshi is an experienced Emergency Medicine Physician and Telehealth expert working on improving healthcare through technology. She is the Medical Director of JeffConnect, Thomas Jefferson University’s telemedicine platform and has worked in this modality for over 8 years in education, training, quality and operations. She runs the only SAEM approved Telehealth fellowship aimed at training future physicians interested in leading virtual care. Nationally, she serves at the Chair-Elect for the Telehealth committee of the American College of Emergency Physicians, helping expand the role of telehealth within the specialty.