Monisha Bhanote

Monisha Bhanote MD, FCAP, ABOIM, CCMS, YMTS

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Dr Monisha Bhanote is a certified physician recognised by the ABMS board, and also an accomplished author. Her areas of expertise encompass integrative medicine, anatomic and clinical pathology, cytopathology, and culinary medicine. Dr Bhanote is deeply involved in exploring nutritional science and the microbiome, advocating for mindfulness, yoga, and Ayurveda as integral lifestyle practices, all with a focus on disease prevention. She is the driving force behind the Holistic Wellbeing Collective, serving as its Founder and CEO. This collective is dedicated to transforming health and well-being through an evidence-based holistic approach, functioning as both a telehealth medical practice and a wellness community.

Her educational journey includes

  • BSc and BA from Binghamton University
  • MD from the Medical University of Silesia
  • Residency at New York University/Winthrop
  • Fellowships at Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, The University of Rochester School of Medicine, and the University of Arizona’s Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine.

Dr Bhanote holds certifications from the American Board of Integrative Medicine (ABOIM), the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic & Clinical Pathology and Cytopathology, and has specialised training as a Culinary Medicine Specialist from The Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine at Tulane University. She is also a Yoga Medicine Therapeutic Specialist and a Certified Be Well Yoga for Cancer Recovery Specialist.

Among her professional achievements are

  • Authoring “The Anatomy of Well-being: Intentional Practices to Embrace Your Body’s Unique Design and Revitalize Your Health” published by Lioncrest.
  • Contributions to Elsevier Publishing Company with works such as “Pathology Case Reports: Medicine Morning Report” and “Microbiology & Immunology: Beyond the Pearls”.
  • Serving as a health and wellness expert for esteemed media outlets including Health Central, Martha Stewart Living, Vitamin Shoppe, Prevention Magazine, and Insider.

Dr Bhanote is affiliated with several notable organisations including the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), Let’s Beat Breast Cancer Clinical Advisory Board (PCRM), Life & Breath Foundation Clinical Advisory Board, College of American Pathologists (CAP), American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP), Culinary Medicine, and Yoga Medicine.


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Monika Wasserman

Monika Wassermann is a doctor and a freelance writer based in the UK who lives with her cat Buddy. She writes across several verticals, including life, health, sex and love, relationships and fitness. Her three great loves are Victorian novels, Lebanese cuisine, and vintage markets. When she’s not writing, you can find her trying to meditate more, weightlifting, or wandering around in town.

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