Vegan Doctors

A listing of doctors from around the globe and South Florida.

(17 Votes)
Angie Sadeghi M.D.
Angie Sadeghi M.D.
(11 Votes)
Michael Klaper, MD
Michael Klaper, MD
(9 Votes)
Neal Barnard, MD
Neal Barnard, MD
(8 Votes)
Joel Kahn, MD
Joel Kahn, MD
(7 Votes)
Aaron Spitz M.D.
Aaron Spitz M.D.
(5 Votes)
Mari Mitrani M.D.
Mari Mitrani M.D.
(3 Votes)
Dr. Sam Rassoul
Dr. Sam Rassoul
(3 Votes)
Leon Mellman DC
Leon Mellman DC

Vegan Doctors in South Florida


  • Lidie Lajoie (Aventura) – Dr. Lajoie received both her medical degree and masters of science in human nutrition from Columbia University in New York. She is board-certified in general surgery and vascular surgery.


  • Jamie Ghitelman (Cardiologist) – Dr Jaime Ghitelman is a successful physician board certified in Cardiovascular Diseases, Interventional Cardiology and Vascular Medicine. 


  • Vanessa Mendez (Gastroenterologist) Vanessa Mendez, MD. A Gastroenterologist specializing in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Nutrition; advocating whole food, plant-based nutrition for optimal health. 


  • Gabriela Cora (Doctor, MD) – Dr. Gaby Cora is president of the Executive Health & Wealth Institute. She’s a leadership consultant, executive coach, licensed medical doctor in New York and Florida, and board-certified psychiatrist with an MBA.
  • Shaina Duvall (Registered Dietitian) – Shaina is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist working virtually and in the Miami, FL area.
  • Jacque Tarlton (Holistic Nutritionist) – Jacque Tarlton, Certified Wellcoach® & Plant Based Nutrition Expert, is passionate about improving health through fabulous, fun, and scientifically proven lifestyle changes. 
  • Irene Belaga (Psychologist) – Irene Belaga, Ph.D. is a FL and NY licensed Clinical Psychologist, certified Yoga Teacher and Hippocrates Institute Health Educator. Dr. Belaga recognizes the power of organic plant-based foods for improving brain function and immunity.
  • Teshamae Monteith (Neurology) Dr. Teshamae Monteith is a neurologist in Miami, Florida and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including University of Miami Hospital and Clinics-Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and University of Miami Hospital and Clinics-UHealth Tower.
  • Juan Luis Calisto (Surgeon) – Dr. Juan Calisto is a pediatric surgeon within the Division of Pediatric Surgery at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. 
  • Judith Lubin (Dentist) – Offers high quality general and cosmetic dentistry services for your family at affordable rates for experiencing the best smile in life.
  • Nick Borja (Surgeon)  – Dr. Nick Borja focuses on preventing cancer and other chronic diseases through evidence-based lifestyle modification. His preventive medicine practice guides clients to make simple, impactful changes and reach their best health. To that end, Dr. Borja offers one-on-one counseling, community walks, interactive cooking demonstrations, and more.
  • Nicole Rodriguez (Registered Dietitian) – Nicole Rodriguez RDN is a plant-based Registered Dietitian helping her community by encouraging the consumption of a plant-based diet to alleviate dis-eases often caused by excess acidity in the body.
  • Natalie Castro (Registered Dietitian) Natalie Castro-Romero is the Chief Wellness Dietitian for corporate wellness at Baptist Health South Florida.

North Miami

  • Jakes Lessor (Dentist) – Dr. Ivanov specializes in quality dental braces & invisalign. 
  • Dawn Reilly (Psychologist) – Dr. Reilly holds BS, MA, MS, and PsyD degrees in counseling and clinical psychology. 
  • Doyle R. Campbell (Internal Medicine) – Plant-based; Has eCornell certificate in plant-based nutrition
  • Deborah Kuiper-Thomas (Physician Assistant) – Deborah Kuiper-Tomas, PA-C, MMS, has been practicing for the last 16 Years in primary care. She believes that a plant-based diet could be the best treatment for chronic disease, and for prevention as well.
  • Tatiana Pestana (Internal Medicine) – Tatiana A. Pestana, MD, MPH is a community physician who practices internal medicine and pediatrics.
  • Don Fisher (Fort Lauderdale) – Dr. Don Fisher is the founder and medical director of The BEST Program, Inc which is South Florida’s premier anti-aging medical clinic specializing in hormone replacement therapies, IV nutrition, Whole Food Plant-based counseling, Exercise and Lifestyle modification for prevention of chronic disease and health maintenance.
  • Lilliam Garcia (Internal Medicine) – Dr. Lilliam M Garcia is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She graduated with honors in 2001.
  • Hector DiCarlo (Family Medicine) – Dr. Hector Di Carlo is a Vegan family medicine doctor in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Broward Health Imperial Point and Broward Health Medical Center. 
  • Eduardo Locatelli (Family Medicine) – Dr. Locatelli is Director of Neuroscience and Chief Medical Information Officer at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, a member of Catholic Health East, serving Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties.
  • Frank Sabatino (Chiropractor) – Dr. Frank Sabatino is the Health Director of Balance for Life Florida and is a Chiropractic physician who also has a Ph.D. in cell biology and neuroendocrinology from the Emory University School of Medicine.
  • Joshua Gothelf (Physician Assistant) – Joshua Gothelf, PA-C opened The Ark Wellness Center to help people transform their health by getting to the root cause of their weight issues and chronic illness.

Boca Raton

  • Darci Kingry (Nutrition Education) – Certified master weight loss coach and integrative nutrition health coach. 
  • Lewis Semel (Internal Medicine) – Dr. Semel helps patients achieve optimal health using a whole food plant-based diet, exercise, lifestyle counseling and a combination of conventional medicine with natural and alternative therapies.
  • Robert Heller (Psychologist) – Dr. Robert Heller is a licensed psychologist and certified diplomate in cognitive-behavioral psychology.
  • Pamela Toll (Psychologist) – Dr. Pamela Toll is a Licensed Psychologist (FL #PY8613) assisting people to transition to a partly or totally plant-based lifestyle for their health.
  • Paul Diamond (Osteopathic Medicine) – Medical practitioner for over 30 years, and have transitioned my practice to advocating a healthy lifestyle along with plant-based nutrition.
  • Rodney Dunetz (Functional Medicine) – Dr. Dunetz specializes in functional medicine, a personalized approach to wellness that focuses on getting to the root cause of his patients’ health issues.

Boynton Beach

  • Jerry Ziffer (Acupuncturist) – Jerry Ziffer, LAc, Certified Nutrition and Health Coach, Lifestyle Medicine Coach, Acupuncture Physician.

Delray Beach

  • Kate Vazquez (Physician Assistant) – Passionate about helping women who want to get their bodies ready for pregnancy, optimizing their health during pregnancy, and postnatal to prevent the development of chronic disorders. 


  • Ankush Bansal (Internal Medicine) – Dr. Ankush Bansal, MD is a board-certified internal medicine hospitalist, telemedicine provider, consultant, and medical expert. He is licensed in 19 states.

Palm Beach Gardens

  • Joan Banijnath (Doctor, MD) – Dr. Joan Baijnath’s, MD, practice in Palm Beach Gardens represents the flagship office for eMDe Cares.

West Palm Beach

  • Tina Discepola (Functional Medicine) – Tina Discepola, MD is a board-certified physician and acupuncturist who has been a pioneer in the field of integrative medicine for over 20 years.
  • David Dodson (West Palm Beach) – David Dodson, MD is an Internist and Infectious Disease Specialist in West Palm Beach, FL. He has a certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from eCornell.
  • William Stager, DO (Osteopathic Medicine) – Dr. Bill Stager has BA (Philosophy) and MS (Anatomy) degrees from Rutgers University, an undergraduate OPP Fellowship and DO degree from NSUCOM in 1989, and MPH from ATSU in 2009.
  • Bonnie Mackey (Nurse Practioner) – PhD, Nurse Practitioner, Health Advocate-Educator™, IFM Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner, Founder, and Director of MackeyHealth.