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Our medical reviewers and writers

We’ve taken the time to recruit specialists with years of training to provide expert advice on the subjects they know best.

Representing a range of medical disciplines, they are committed to setting the highest standards for quality in their fields.

The medical advisory board

Buoy’s guidance is reinforced by a coalition of scientific, medical and health technology experts who provide strategic insight to help advance our clinical mission and vision.

Paul FarmerGlobal Health
Mark GraberPatient Safety
Christine CoteHealthcare Innovation
Helen RouthAI Innovation
Alex LeowPsychiatry and Bioengineering
Benjamin SchwartzOrthopedic Surgery

Standards worth standing by

Before medical information can appear on Buoy, it must undergo numerous rounds of reviews by our doctors, specialists, illustrators and award-winning editors. If any given piece of content doesn’t check out, it doesn’t go on Buoy.
Learn about our editorial standards

The writers and reviewers

They hail from a range of renowned medical groups and institutions from around the country. (We’re incredibly proud to call them collaborators.)

Amrita KhokharAllergy and Immunology
Serena DasaniAnesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Jay PatelCardiology
Anubodh Sunny VarshneyCardiovascular Medicine, Internal Medicine
Bobbi WegnerClinical Health Psychology, Stress, Parenting/Modern Families
Edward J. BaeDermatology
William FixDermatology
Daniel ChoiEmergency Medicine
Laura HagopianEmergency Medicine
Emily MartinEmergency Medicine
Ezekiel RichardsonEmergency Medicine
Dorothy CharlesFamily Medicine
Lauren NadlerFamily Medicine
Rachel LanniganFamily Medicine, Women’s and Reproductive Health
Shria KumarGastroenterology
Adam PontGastroenterology, Internal Medicine
Jesse PassmanGeneral Surgery
Sam KellyInternal Medicine
Tom LiuInternal Medicine
Mina PirzadehInternal Medicine
Jeffrey M. RothschildInternal Medicine
Gerald SmetanaInternal Medicine and Primary Care
Elliot SteinInternal Medicine
Kathryn FongNeurology
Brian WalcottNeurosurgery
Renita KimObstetrics & Gynecology
Jessica B. White-VideaObstetrics and Gynecology
Daniel KingOncology
Bradley P. GrawOrthopedic Surgery
Laura HenryOtolaryngology
Ivy MainaOtolaryngology
Claudia Gambrah-LylesPediatric Neurology
Elise KangPediatrics
Sarah YangPhysical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Tim BeckerPsychiatry
Jack WilkinsonPsychiatry
Bina ChoiPulmonary and Critical Care
Benjamin RanardPulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Petros EfthimiouRheumatology
Conor CooganAcute Care Surgery
Priyanka GimbelFamily Medicine
Alvin ChenCardiology
Anis RehmanEndocrinology, Internal Medicine
Anne JacobsenEmergency Medicine
Ben HagopianFamily Medicine
Chandra ManuelpillaiEmergency Medicine
Dan DuPontEmergency Medicine
David LeePediatric Otolaryngology
Farrah DalyNeurology
Jack WangOrthopedic Surgery
Judy KimGastroenterology
Karen HoerstVascular (Stroke) Neurology
Khushboo AgrawalOphthamology - Retina
Lauren RanardCardiology
Lauren LevyDermatology
Leila MufdiEmergency Medicine
Petrina CraineEmergency Medicine
Prioty IslamHematology and Medical Oncology
Rachel ArakawaEndocrinology
Sara Kaprove PennRheumatology
Steven YehOphthamology

Our scientific illustrators

Buoy's custom-drawn images come from scientific and medical illustration experts who've worked with a range of respected medical publications and institutions.