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What separates a good website from a great one is a foundation of authority, expertise, and trust, and those are exactly the aspects that Health Insider’s medical team is built upon.

Our medical team includes best-in-class experts who manage our medical network and work tirelessly to ensure that all of our health content, services, and products are scientifically accurate and integral.

Health Insider’s network of medical professionals includes healthcare specialists from all fields of expertise – all of them backed by decades of experience, years of clinical research, practice, and patient advocacy.

This helps our readers get the highest-quality health information, bolstering our goal of health equity and inclusivity across all of our content.

None of our health content is published before our medical team has reviewed it and verified that it is medically accurate, backed by relevant citations, and aligned with the current standard of care.

In layman’s terms, our health content accurately reflects the decision points and conversations that take place between you and your trusted healthcare provider or physician.

Be sure to look out for the medical review label on all of our articles to verify that a Health Insider article has met our standards.

Medical Network Members

Anahit Harutyunyan
Anahit Harutyunyan, MD

Anahit Harutyunyan is a medical doctor who graduated in 2016 from the Yerevan State Medical University and has worked in her profession since then.

She has worked as a resident doctor in different clinics. Anahit also worked in the therapeutic department during covid and has morning consultations in Nor Med private clinic.

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Medical Doctor Edibel Quintero
Edibel Quintero, MD

Edibel Quintero is a medical doctor who graduated in 2013 from the University of Zulia and has been working in her profession since then.

Edibel’s goal is to help people live healthier lives by educating them about food, exercise, mental wellness and other lifestyle choices that can improve their quality of life.

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Health & Wellness Experts featured on Health Insider

Danielle Leonardo
Dr. Danielle Leonardo
– Oncologist, Writer @ My BC Team

Dr. Danielle is a board-certified Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology specialist from the Philippines. She has been practicing medicine since 2014. Her areas of interest are molecular oncology, palliative care, and public health awareness. Dr. Danielle is patient cancer advocate, and she works to help them have better access to cancer prevention and treatment.

Melissa Baker
Melissa Wasserman Baker, RD
– Brooklyn College, Master's degree, Nutrition Sciences

Melissa Baker is a nutritionist on a mission to answer all the queries related to food and storage through her website She is a registered dietitian who runs her clinic in Greenville, New York. With an experience of about 4+ years in the food and nutrition industry, she is very passionate about helping people live healthy lifestyle.

Michael Machek, MD
Michael Machek, MD
– Family medicine at Conviva Care Center Fort Lauderdale

Michael Machek, M.D., M.S., is board-certified in Family Medicine. At Conviva Care Center Fort Lauderdale, he leads a team of compassionate, patient-focused health care professionals with a dedication to medical excellence.

Bryan Curtin, M.D., MHSc
Bryan Curtin, M.D., MHSc
– Director, The Center for Neurogastroenterology and GI Motility

Bryan Curtin, M.D., MHSc, is Board Certified gastroenterologist and Director of The Center for Neurogastroenterology and GI Motility at The Melissa L. Posner Institute for Digestive Health & Liver Disease at Mercy in Baltimore, Maryland.