Nationally recognized, Dr. Tasneem Bhatia MD (Dr. Taz) is a board-certified integrative medicine physician and wellness expert, specializing in women’s health, weight loss, nutrition and family wellness. She is the author of “What Doctors Eat,” “The 21 Day Belly Fix,” and the breakthrough “Super Woman RX.” As a highly-sought after speaker, she’s had the opportunity to share with audiences as a keynote for TEDx and GOOP Wellness summit. Dr Taz is frequently featured in numerous media outlets including The Today Show, Dr. Oz and Live with Kelly and Ryan.
Personal health challenges in her twenties combined with a broken health care system motivated Dr. taz to pursue an alternative definition of health and healthy living. Early in her medical practice, as a young resident, Dr. Taz began searching for answers to her own health issues. Studying various systems of medicine, she found a wealth of information not yet taught in conventional medical schools.
A pioneer and trailblazer, Dr. Taz opened her unique and innovative practice, CentreSpringMD (formerly the Atlanta Center of Holistic and Integrative Medicine) in 2009. The practices serve as integrative medical homes for the whole family – from pediatric care to adults, prevention, and advanced therapy for disease. Expansion continues with multiple locations and providers and the launch of CentreSpringMD Spa and CentreSpringMD Pediatrics.
With an established agenda of improving women and children’s health, Dr. Taz expanded her reach through media in 2003. Since then, she has served as a medical expert for CNN Headline News, a Dr. Oz Sharecare expert, has been featured on numerous media outlets, including TODAY, Access Hollywood, Good Morning America, The Weather Channel, EXTRA!, Live with Kelly, and the Meredith Vieira Show, and is a contributing editor for Prevention magazine. She continues to have a strong media presence and desire to educate others about living a healthy life.
Former associate / adjunct professor in Integrative Medicine at Emory University, Dr. Taz spent time teaching residents and medical students about integrative medicine, and helped to impact the next generation of physicians.
Dr. Taz MD is board-certified in integrative medicine and a fellow of the University of Arizona Program in Integrative Medicine led by Dr. Andrew Weil (completed 2008). A native Atlantan, she attended The Westminster Schools, Emory University, the University of Georgia and the Medical College of Georgia. After completing her residency in pediatrics at the Medical College of Virginia in 2000, she received the Emily Gardner Award for Best Pediatric Resident.
Dr. Taz has been featured in Atlanta’s Top Docs and voted numerous times as Best Atlanta Integrative Medicine Physician. She currently serves as a board member for the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Protection & Potential (GCAAP). She is also on the Board of Directors for GLiMMER, an international organization led by Dr. David Katz, MD, which is dedicated to health and healthy living. As a passionate advocate for child health and nutrition, she is a committee member for UNICEFs Southeastern Speaker Committee, which exists to support UNICEF’s mission –to protect children’s rights and help meet their basic needs so they can reach their full potential. Dr. Taz is also a member of the highly-regarded Institute of Functional Medicine.