Speakers

Anna Cabeca, MD

Dr. Anna Cabeca is an Emory University trained gynecologist and women's health expert. At 38-years-old, Dr. Cabeca was diagnosed with early menopause and began to search around the world for solutions. After years of research, she found them. Today, Dr. Cabeca is now a triple board-certified menopause and hormone expert. She has received international acclaim for her work in gynecology and obstetrics, integrative medicine, and anti-aging and regenerative medicine. Her book The Hormone Fix and other empowering transformation programs have helped women of all ages become their best selves again. Her successful line of all-natural products features the alkaline superfoods drink Mighty Maca® PLUS and the rejuvenating vulvar cream Julva®. Recently, Dr. Cabeca was named “2018 Innovator of the Year” by Mindshare Collaborative, the premier community for health and wellness influencers and entrepreneurs. In 2017, she was awarded the prestigious Alan P. Mintz Award for Clinical Excellence by Age Management Medicine Group.


Shane Creado, MD

Dr. Shane Creado is a board-certified psychiatrist, sleep medicine physician, and sports psychiatrist. After finishing his undergraduate degree in physical therapy, Dr. Creado went on to graduate at the top of his class in medical school, obtaining honors in every subject. He then went on to complete his psychiatric residency and a fellowship in sleep medicine at the University of Wisconsin, where he earned the graduating resident award for academic achievement. He is currently a physician at Amen Clinics in Chicago, working on a holistic approach to brain health, combining SPECT (functional brain imaging), neurobiology, and integrative medicine in a complete approach to improving the quality of his patients' lives. In addition, Dr. Credo specializes as a sports psychiatrist, working with athletes and teams, and sits on the Board of Directors of the International Society for Sports Psychiatry as its Chairman of Memberships, Social Media, and Mentoring. He has created a sleep optimization video series, is currently writing two books, and is developing an athlete optimization program.


Cyrus Raji, MD, PhD

Dr. Cyrus Raji is a neuroradiologist and neuroimaging scientist currently working as an assistant professor at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. His research interests revolve around applying multi-modal structural and functional neuroimaging to neuropsychiatric disorders and head trauma. He received his combined MD and PhD from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 2010. While at the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Raji’s research focused on the intersection between lifestyle factors and MR imaging biomarkers of brain health. He then completed a diagnostic radiology residency at UCLA, where he was awarded the 2016 Radiological Society of North America’s Roentgen Research Award for outstanding contributions in Radiologic Research. In 2017, he was the recipient of the American Society of Neuroradiology Boeger Award Grant for Alzheimer’s imaging research and has published over 30 peer-reviewed papers in journals such as Neurology, Human Brain Mapping, the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, and the American Journal of Neuroradiology.


Ron Israeli, MD

Dr. Israeli is the director of Ahava Medispa in New Jersey, in private practice at Clove Urology PC in Staten Island, NY, and has helped establish Staten Island Radiation Oncology. He received a B.A. in Biology from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. He then was awarded a scholarship and went on to receive his medical degree from SUNY Health Sciences Center at Stony Brook. He spent several years training in General Surgery at SUNY Health Sciences Center at Brooklyn, followed by a two-year prostate cancer research fellowship awarded by the National Cancer Institute to work at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Later, he returned to Memorial Sloan-Kettering for the internationally acclaimed fellowship in clinical Urologic Oncology. He served as Director of Urologic Oncology at Staten Island University Hospital for 10 years and established a busy clinical practice and clinical research company. His fascination with technology and cutting-edge treatments has led to his interest in laser treatments, high-intensity ultrasound, and other new therapies used in Cosmetic Medicine.


Douglas Spiel, MD

Dr. Douglas Spiel is a board-certified radiologist, member of the World Institute of Pain, and the first radiologist in the country to become a diplomat of the American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians. Specializing in surgical and non-surgical treatment options of the spine and joints, Dr. Spiel is one of the world’s leaders in relieving pain. Over the last decade, advances in medical technology have enabled him to utilize lasers and endoscopes through keyhole incisions to remove disc herniations and treat pinched nerves. As a fellow of interventional pain practice (FIPP), he is credentialed to both teach and practice abroad. In addition, Dr. Spiel sits on the editorial board of Pain Physician, the world’s preeminent pain journal and personally reviews articles prior to publication. Dr. Spiel specializes in interventional pain management, and his unique background in both radiology and interventional pain provides him with the expertise to pinpoint a myriad of pain generators and treat them accordingly.


Robert Rountree, MD

Dr. Robert Rountree has been practicing family medicine in Boulder, CO, since 1983. After receiving his MD in 1980 from UNC-Chapel Hill, Dr. Roundtree began his professional career at Wellspring, Partners in Health, a multidisciplinary clinic that was one of the first integrative healthcare centers in the U.S. In 2002, he opened Boulder Wellcare, a private practice specializing in personalized medicine and healthcare consulting. Dr. Rountree has served as the Chief Medical Advisor for Thorne, a world leader in the development and manufacturing of pure, high-quality nutritional and botanical supplements. He is also a long-standing member of the core faculty for the Institute for Functional Medicine in Federal Way, WA. In 2015, he was given the Linus Pauling Functional Medicine Award by IFM in recognition of his many years of mentoring and training health care providers. He has co-authored five books on Integrative and Nutritional Medicine, covering topics such as pregnancy, parenting, chronic illness, and more.


Stewart Gandolf, MBA

Stewart Gandolf is CEO and Creative Director of Healthcare Success, one of the United States’ leading healthcare marketing agencies. Stewart has personally consulted with over 1,500 practices, hospitals, and corporate health-care organizations over the past twenty years. A sought-after speaker, he has spoken at over 200 venues nationwide venues, including dozens of medical association Annual Meetings, corporate events, and his company’s 2-day Advanced Medical Marketing Strategies seminars. As a passionate educator and writer, Stewart has authored countless articles on results-driven marketing for leading healthcare publications. Stewart is also Publisher of the Healthcare Success Insight blog, which today boasts over 19,000 doctor and hospital executive subscribers worldwide. He also recently co-authored, Cash-Pay Healthcare: How to Start, Grow and Perfect Your Business.


Sarah Haydel, MD

Dr. Sarah Alexander Haydel is a native of Houma, Louisiana and is a 1991 graduate of Vandebilt Catholic High School. She received her Bachelor of Science degree with honors from LSU in 1995. After completing four years at LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans, she secured a residency in the Department of Dermatology at LSU Medical Center in New Orleans. Dr. Haydel is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology and a member of multiple dermatologic medical societies, including the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Haydel is a speaker for both Abbvie and Novartis on the topic of Psoriasis. She is also a BioTE Mentor in the state of Louisiana.

Dr. Haydel has treated thousands of patients, focusing on both medical and cosmetic dermatology. Her medical specialty is in treating pediatric conditions such as acne, warts, and eczema. Over the years, she has attended numerous advanced injectable courses for BOTOX®, JUVÉDERM®, Restylane®, Dysport and Xeomin. A national speaker for the Sciton Laser Company, her office has achieved the Diamond level center of Excellence for the Advancement of Women’s Health. Dr. Haydel’s office has become a training site for doctors across the country. “I try to create a more youthful, natural look for my patients,” says Dr. Haydel. She is a proud mother of four and understands the struggles most people experience today balancing family, work, and self.