David Borenstein, MD
Integrative physician David Borenstein is the founder of Manhattan Integrative Medicine and the New York Stem Cell Treatment Center. He obtained his medical degree from the Technion Faculty of Medicine in Haifa, Israel. During the course of his career he has attended numerous specialized training courses in order to expand the scope of his medical expertise. He is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, certified in medical acupuncture, and is a member of numerous professional societies.

Manhattan Integrative Medicine
1841 Broadway, Suite 1012
New York, NY 10023

Laurie Borenstein
Laurie Borenstein is a certified health and nutrition coach, with certification from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in New York City. She is the founder of Life Intake, an integrative nutrition practice where she works with clients by telephone to help create and implement an integrative nutritional plan for optimal health. She specializes in integrative nutrition treatments for a variety of health issues and disorders, including hormonal imbalance, thyroid issues, candida, adrenal fatigue, metabolic syndrome, irritable bowel syndrome, among others. Laurie also provides weight management counseling and wellness coaching in both individual and group settings.

Life Intake
Integrative Nutrition


Phil Boyle, MD, CFCMC
Phil Boyle has been the director of NaPro FertilityCare Ireland since 1998, when he opened the first European clinic. He graduated with a degree in medicine from Galway University in 1992 and is a member of both the Irish (MICGP) and Royal (MRCGP) College of General Practitioners. Dr. Boyle is a member of the American Academy of FertilityCare professionals (AAFCP) and is a certified FertilityCare Medical Consultant (CFCMC). He is a member of the Irish Fertility Society and president of the International Institute for Restorative Reproductive Medicine.

Phil Boyle, MD, CFCMC
NaPro Fertility Clinic
Dublin, Ireland
(01) 2933816

David Brownstein, MD
David Brownstein is a board-certified family physician who utilizes the best of conventional and alternative therapies. He is the medical director for the Center for Holistic Medicine in West Bloomfield, Michigan. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the International College of Integrative Medicine (ICIM). Dr. Brownstein has lectured internationally about his success using natural items and has authored thirteen books: Iodine: Why You Need It, Why You Can’t Live Without It; Vitamin B12 for Health; Drugs That Don’t Work and Natural Therapies That Do; The Miracle of Natural Hormones; Overcoming Thyroid Disorders; Overcoming Arthritis; Salt Your Way to Health; The Guide to Healthy Eating; The Guide to a Gluten-Free Diet; The Guide to a Dairy-Free Diet; The Soy Deception; The Skinny on Fats and The Statin Disaster.

Center for Holistic Medicine
6089 West Maple Road, Suite 200
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

Jill Carnahan, MD
Jill Carnahan is dually board-certified in family medicine and integrative holistic medicine. Dr. Carnahan completed her residency at the University of Illinois Program in Family Medicine at Methodist Medical Center. In 2006 she was voted by faculty to receive the Resident Teacher of the Year award and elected to Central Illinois 40 Leaders Under 40. She was also part of the first one hundred health-care practitioners to be certified in functional medicine through the Institute of Functional Medicine. In 2010, she founded Flatiron Functional Medicine in Boulder, Colorado, where she practices functional medicine with medical partner Dr. Robert Rountree. Dr. Carnahan is also a thirteen-year survivor of breast cancer and Crohn’s disease and passionate about teaching patients how to “live well” and thrive in the midst of complex and chronic illness. She is also committed to teaching other physicians how to address underlying cause of illness rather than just treating symptoms through the principles of functional medicine.

Flatiron Functional Medicine
400 S. McCaslin Boulevard, Suite 210
Louisville, CO 80027

Suzy Cohen, RPH
“America’s Pharmacist” Suzy Cohen has been a health writer for over fifteen years and has dedicated her life to researching an immense variety of health topics. Her syndicated column, “Dear Pharmacist,” reaches millions of readers each week. She has spoken on such programs as Good Morning America Health, The Dr. Oz Show, The 700 Club, The View, and The Doctors. Suzy is author of the books Thyroid Healthy, Drug Muggers, and Headache Free. She created a supplement line that includes ThyroScript, a synergistic blend of herbs, nutrients, and digestive enzymes for healthy thyroid function.

Adrienne Clamp, MD
Adrienne Clamp graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine and did a residency in family medicine and her professional life included obstetrics. She became interested in thyroid disease after becoming hypothyroid herself and finding she did not feel well with the standard approach to thyroid replacement. Dr. Clamp has an interest in alternative medicine and is trained in acupuncture and Chinese Traditional Medicine as well as traditional Western medicine. She is also studying at Virginia Theological Seminary for a doctorate of ministry. She is an integrative physician in practice at Well Being Being Well.

Well Being Being Well
6862 Elm Street, #720
McLean, VA 22101

Suzanne Connole, MSTOM, LAc
Suzanne Connole is a New York State–licensed acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist with an MS in traditional Oriental medicine. Suzanne has focused her practice on women’s health, including treatment and support for infertility issues. Suzanne also has had training as a doula and is a faculty member at both Tri-State College of Acupuncture and Pacific College of Oriental Medicine.

Five Seasons Healing
80 East 11th Street, Suite 211
New York, NY 10003

Demo DiMartile
Demo DiMartile is the founder of One Light One Spirit, which produces guided meditation audio programs, including the companion to this book, “Hormonal Balance,” and the “Thyroid Meditation.” One Light One Spirit is the culmination of DiMartile’s 40-years of work with transformational healing and spiritual development. He comes from an ancient tradition of spiritual mentors schooled in the universal teachings of ascension. Demo was trained extensively in the uses of hypnotherapy to address the root cause of dysfunction and to restore balance energetically on a subconscious level. He has studied the Hawaiian Ho’oponopono Healing tradition for releasing karma from the soul and for the integration of the conscious, subconscious, and super conscious into a oneness with the Source. He is a master teacher of Kundalini Meditation.

One Light One Spirit

Kent Holtorf, MD
Kent Holtorf is the founder and medical director of the Holtorf Medical Group and the nationwide Holtorf Medical Group Affiliate Centers. He is also founder and director of the nonprofit National Academy of Hypothyroidism (NAH), which is dedicated to dissemination of new information to doctors and patients on the diagnosis and treatment of hypothyroidism. He has personally trained numerous physicians across the country in the use of bioidentical hormones, hypothyroidism, complex endocrine dysfunction, and innovative treatments of chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, and chronic infectious diseases, including Lyme disease. He is a fellowship lecturer for the American Board of Anti-aging Medicine, the endocrinology expert for AOL Health and is a guest editor and peer reviewer for a number of medical journals, including Endocrine, Postgraduate Medicine, and Pharmacy Practice. Dr. Holtorf has published a number of peer-reviewed endocrine reviews, including on the safety and efficacy of bioidentical hormones, and the inaccuracies of standard thyroid testing.

Holtorf Medical Group
Locations in Torrance, CA; Atlanta, GA; Foster City, CA; Philadelphia, PA

Mark Hyman, MD
Mark Hyman is a practicing family physician, a nine-time New York Times best-selling author, and an internationally recognized leader, speaker, educator, and advocate in his field. Dr. Hyman is the director of the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine. He is also the founder and medical director of the UltraWellness Center, chairman of the board of the Institute for Functional Medicine, a medical editor of The Huffington Post, and has been a regular medical contributor on many television shows, including CBS This Morning, the Today Show, The View, the Katie Couric Show, and The Dr. Oz Show, and on CNN. His books include Eat Fat, Get Thin and The Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet.

The UltraWellness Center
55 Pittsfield Road, Suite 9
Lenox Commons
Lenox, MA 01240

Jochen H. Lorch, MD, MS
Jochen Lorch is a medical oncologist whose interests are head and neck oncology and thyroid cancer at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from medical school in Regensburg, Germany. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Pennsylvania/Presbyterian Medical Center and a fellowship in hematology and oncology at Northwestern University. He is board certified in hematology, internal medicine, and medical oncology. Dr. Lorch is an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and director of the Thyroid Center at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Head and Neck Cancer
450 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

Fiona McCulloch, ND
Fiona McCulloch earned her doctor of naturopathic medicine (ND) degree from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2001. In Toronto, she owns a multipractitioner clinic called White Lotus Naturopathic Clinic and Integrated Health. Dr. McCulloch’s first book, 7 Steps to Reverse Your PCOS: Your Formula for Fertility, Femininity and Fat Loss, will be published in 2016. A dedicated author, researcher, and teacher, she publishes articles in Naturopathic Doctor News Review, Naturopathic Currents, and peer-reviews for Natural Standard, an evidence-based natural medicine database. She lectures annually to students at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine on advanced topics in infertility care, as well as to licensed health-care practitioners through a variety of events and symposiums. Dr. McCulloch is also the subject matter expert for thyroid conditions for the Certification Board for Nutrition Specialists (CNS).

White Lotus Naturopathic Clinic and Integrated Health
18 Greenfield Avenue, Suite 201
Toronto, Ontario M2N 3C8

Hugh Melnick, MD, FACOG
Hugh Melnick, a reproductive endocrinologist, has been treating infertile couples since 1976, and is considered a pioneer in the field of outpatient IVF treatment. Dr. Melnick is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Temple University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, where he later served as director of both the endocrinology clinic and the postgraduate medical course on human endocrinology. Dr. Melnick served as a research fellow in the Department of Experimental Pathology at the University of Birmingham in England and spent two years as an attending physician at the New York Fertility Research Foundation. He has published many scientific articles in medical journals and textbooks, and wrote The Pregnancy Prescription, for couples experiencing infertility problems. Dr. Melnick has lectured on topics related to infertility and reproductive endocrinology. In 1983, he founded Advanced Fertility Services, the first private, freestanding in vitro fertilization center in the NY tristate area and has been its director since.

Advanced Fertility Institute
1625 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10128

Thomas Moraczewski, MD
Thomas Moraczewski is a physician board-certified in both obstetrics-gynecology and antiaging and regenerative medicine, with over thirty-five years’ experience. He has delivered approximately six thousand babies in addition to having performed thousands of major and minor surgeries. He underwent further training in the hormonal area doing fellowships in antiaging medicine as well as advanced metabolic endocrinology. He currently practices hormonal medicine at the Center for Natural & Integrative Medicine in Orlando, Florida. He provides consultations regarding male and female hormonal issues, including PCOS, breast cancer prevention, menopause, alternative methods to treat uterine fibroids and cervical dysplasia, preconception counseling, and autoimmune disorders, particularly Hashimoto’s.

The Center for Natural & Integrative Medicine
6651 Vineland Road, Suite 150
Orlando, FL 32819

Amy Myers, MD
Amy Myers is a renowned leader in functional medicine. She received her medical degree from LSU Health Sciences Center and spent five years working in emergency medicine before training with the Institute of Functional Medicine. She is author of the New York Times bestseller The Autoimmune Solution: Prevent and Reverse the Full Spectrum of Inflammatory Symptoms and Diseases. Dr. Myers is the medical director of Austin UltraHealth in Austin, Texas.

Austin UltraHealth
5656 Bee Cave Road, Suite D 203
Austin, TX 78746

Roberto Negro, MD, FACE
Roberto Negro is senior assistant physician at the Endocrine Unit of Vito Fazzi Hospital in Lecce, Italy, since 2005. He has been professor of endocrinology at University of Parma, Italy (2007–2009); reviewing editor of Journal of Endocrinological Investigations (2009–2012); a fellow at the American College of Endocrinology (2011); and reviewing editor of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (since 2012). He is author and coauthor of more than forty published papers, with thyroid and pregnancy as his main field of interest. He has been part of the panel of experts appointed by the American Thyroid Association for the compilation of its “Guidelines of the American Thyroid Association for the Diagnosis and Management of Thyroid Disease During Pregnancy and Postpartum” and by the European Thyroid Association for the compilation of its “Guidelines for Subclinical Hypothyroidism in Pregnancy and Childhood.” Awards and honors include, in 2007 and again in 2008, the Endocrine Society and Pfizer, Inc. International Award for Excellence in Published Clinical Research in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

Vito Fazzi Hospital
Piazzetta Muratore
73100 Lecce, Italy
+39 0832 661111

Kevin Passero, ND
Kevin Passero is a licensed naturopathic doctor and graduated from one of only eight accredited naturopathic medical schools in North America. His mission is to provide cutting-edge natural and holistic therapies. Dr. Passero completed four years of postgraduate naturopathic medical education at the National College of Naturopathic Medicine (NCNM) in Portland, Oregon, after receiving a bachelor’s degree in environmental biology from the University of Colorado. He is a former president of the Maryland Naturopathic Doctors Association and is an active member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians. He is author of The Drug-Free Acid Reflux Solution and Save Your Brain from Alzheimer’s & Dementia, and hosts a health-radio show in the Washington, DC, area.

Green Healing Wellness
611 Ridgely Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21401

1330 New Hampshire Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036

Scot C. Remick, MD, FACP
Scot Remick serves as physician leader, oncology services at Maine Health System and chief of oncology service at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine, and on the faculty at Tufts University School of Medicine. He is a graduate of New York Medical College. He completed his internal medicine residency training on the Osler Medical Service of the Johns Hopkins Hospital and medical oncology fellowship training at the University of Wisconsin. He has held numerous faculty and leadership positions throughout his career at Albany Medical College, Case Western Reserve University, and West Virginia University. Dr. Remick is an expert in anticancer drug development and AIDS-related malignancies. He has developed novel therapeutic approaches to anaplastic thyroid cancer, having published extensively and led numerous clinical trials on this highly lethal disease.

Main Medical Center
22 Bramhall Street
Portland, ME 04102

John A. Robinson, NMD
John A. Robinson is a board-certified naturopathic medical doctor, hormone and thyroid disease expert, and advocate. He is the chief medical officer of the medical practice the Hormone Zone, also the title of his book, and creator of the unique thyroid system ThyroZone™. Since 2006, he has been privileged to serve thousands of patients, optimizing their hormone balance, boldly “answering the unanswered questions” for their thyroid condition, and leading them toward true wellness. Both he and his wife, Yale-trained naturopathic physician Cristina Romero-Bosch, practice in Scottsdale, Arizona.

The Hormone Zone
8060 East Gelding Drive, Suite 106
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Aviva Romm, MD
Aviva Romm is a Yale-trained physician specializing in integrative medicine for women and children, a midwife, an herbalist, an award-winning author, and the creator/owner of WomanWise, online courses dedicated to vitality and optimal health for women and children. The recent past president of the American Herbalists Guild, a founder of the Yale Integrative Medicine program, and the author of seven books on natural medicine for women and children: Botanical Medicine for Women’s Health; The Natural Pregnancy Book; Naturally Healthy Babies and Children; Natural Health after Birth; Vaccinations: A Thoughtful Parent’s Guide; ADHD Alternatives (with her husband, Tracy Romm, EdD); and The Pocket Guide to Midwifery Care.

Aviva Romm, MD
PO Box 216
Monterey, MA 01245

Julia Schopick
Julia Schopick is the author of the book Honest Medicine and creator of the award-winning blog, and has been a published writer and a public relations consultant for more than thirty years. She has been published in the American Medical News (the AMA publication), ADVANCE (the professional publication for physical therapists), SEARCH (the newsletter of the National Brain Tumor Foundation), and Alternative and Complementary Therapies. In addition, her work and essays have been featured in the British Medical Journal, Modern Maturity, and Chicago Sun-Times. She runs workshops and seminars on patient advocacy, LDN, and other therapies that are overlooked by mainstream medicine.

Julia Schopick
Oak Park, IL 60302

Kim Schuette, CN
Kim Schuette has worked in the field of nutrition since 1999. In 2002 she established Biodynamic Wellness, where she practices with a team of four other nutritionists. Kim introduced the GAPS diet to clients in 2006 and in 2011 became a certified GAPS practitioner. Additionally she has been trained in hair mineral analysis, salivary hormone balancing, and blood chemistry assessment. Kim teaches workshops on children’s health, mindful preconception, hormone balancing, transitioning to real food, and detoxification. She is an award-winning activist for her work in children’s nutrition and preconception nutrition. She serves on the board of directors of the Weston A. Price Foundation.

Biodynamic Wellness
107 N. Acacia Avenue
Solana Beach, CA 92075

Richard Shames, MD
Harvard-educated integrative physician Richard Shames is coauthor of several books on thyroid disease, including Thyroid Mind Power; Thyroid Power; and Feeling Fat, Fuzzy or Frazzled? and is in practice in San Rafael, California, in addition to providing telephone health coaching to thyroid and hormonal imbalance.

Shames Family Services
25 Mitchell Blvd., #8
San Rafael, CA 94903

Jennifer Sipos, MD
Jennifer A. Sipos is an associate professor of medicine and director of the Benign Thyroid Disorders Program at the Ohio State University. Dr. Sipos has developed an interest in the use of ultrasonography for the diagnosis and management of thyroid cancer. She is codirector of the Introductory Ultrasound Course for the Endocrine Society and is also teaching at the Endocrine Society’s Continuing Endocrine Update and American Thyroid Association meetings. She has taught ultrasound courses internationally, at meetings for the European Thyroid Association, the Asia and Oceania Thyroid Association, and the Indian Endocrine Society. Additionally, she is involved in clinical research with a particular interest in factors involved in the development of salivary damage after radioiodine therapy. She also participates in clinical trials for targeted molecular therapies in refractory thyroid cancer and the diagnostic use of molecular markers in thyroid nodules.

The Ohio State University
Wexner Medical Center
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
577 McCampbell Hall
1581 Dodd Drive
Columbus, OH 43210

Izabella Wentz, PharmD, FASCP
Izabella Wentz is a pharmacist who has dedicated herself to addressing the root causes of autoimmune thyroid disease after being diagnosed with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis in 2009. She is the author of the New York Times best-selling book Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis: Lifestyle Interventions for Finding and Treating the Root Cause and is an ardent champion of incorporating lifestyle change into the treatment of autoimmune disease.

Thyroid Pharmacist

Toni Weschler, MPH
Toni Weschler has a master’s degree in public health and is a nationally respected women’s health educator and speaker. She is the author of Taking Charge of Your Fertility, the groundbreaking book that introduced the Fertility Awareness Method to the mainstream. For two decades, Taking Charge of Your Fertility has helped literally hundreds of thousands of women avoid pregnancy naturally, maximize their chances of getting pregnant, or simply gain better control of their gynecological and sexual health. Toni is also the author of Cycle Savvy, a book for teenage girls about their body. A frequent guest on television, radio shows, and the Internet, she lives in Seattle, Washington.

Taking Charge of Your Fertility

Jonathan V. Wright, MD
A Harvard University and University of Michigan Medical School graduate, Jonathan V. Wright also received an honorary naturopathic doctor (ND) degree from Baster University. He is a pioneer in research and application of natural treatments for health problems not requiring surgery. He has authored/coauthored fourteen books, selling over 1.5 million copies, with two texts achieving best-selling status, as well as numbers of medical articles on the efficacy of natural substances. A sought-after speaker, Dr. Wright has educated thousands of physicians in his natural techniques and protocols. In 1973 he founded Tahoma Clinic, where he practices medicine and serves as medical director. In the early 1980s he wrote the first prescription for bioidentical estrogen, based on his research. Dr. Wright was inducted into the Orthomolecular Medicine Hall of Fame in 2012.

Tahoma Clinic
6839 Fort Dent Way, #134
Tukwila, WA 98188

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