"The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his [or her] patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease." – Thomas Edison
DARA HUANG, MD, MMSc
DIPLOMATE of AMERICAN BOARD OF INTERNAL MEDICINE
Nephrology & Hypertension; Internal Medicine
Nephrology, Winthrop University Hospital
Internal Medicine, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
MEDICAL SCHOOL; MASTER OF MEDICAL SCIENCE (MD, MMSc)
Brown Medical School
Brown University. California Sushi Academy
Dr. Dara Huang is a double Board Certified physician specializing in Internal Medicine and Kidney & Hypertension. She is a highly regarded medical expert as seen in The View, Crain’s New York Business, NY1 and others. Her experience in treating severe and chronic medical diseases has spanned nearly 15 years with a focus in disease prevention as well as symptomatic care management. She worked as an Hospitalist at Georgetown University Hospital and is currently affiliated with Mount Sinai, Beth Israel and Lenox Hill Hospitals in New York City.
She received her Medical Degree and Masters in Medical Science from Brown Medical School, having previously earned dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in East Asian Studies and Biology from Brown University in 1999. She graduated from Brown University Program of Liberal Medical Education (PLME). It is the only combined baccalaureate-MD program in the Ivy League and among the most competitive medical schools in the country.
Dr Huang’s expertise in Nephrology and Medical Cannabis Care place her at the forefront of offering treatment solutions for the most serious and complicated medical conditions. In her experience, she has found that multifaceted therapeutic modalitiesusing a combination of both conventional and adjunct medications, such as medical cannabis, may be effective to best approach certain individual needs. Her expert knowledge of the kidney’s role in flushing out toxins while keeping electrolytes in a perfect balance enable her to prescribe modifications in whole food nutrition to help patients prevent high blood pressure, diabetes, kidney disease, obesity and symptomatic cancer prevention.
In addition, Dr. Huang earned a Culinary Arts Degree at the California Sushi Academy. She worked as a professional sushi chef, and collaborates with top executive chefs at NYC restaurants to incorporate healthier ingredients in their culinary creations. Her decades of experience in the kitchen has inspired her organic approach to wellness. Fundamentally rooted in the concept that a healthy life begins with a healthy kitchen, Dr. Huang’s practice empowers patients to take ownership of their bodies through learning cooking techniques, exposure to healthy ingredients, and behavioral changes to help them achieve their individual goals. She is working on her first book, The Art of Culinary Medicine.
Born in Brooklyn, raised in Jamaica, Queens, and graduating in the top 1% of her class at the prestigious Bronx High School of Science, Dr. Huang is a native New Yorker who resides and works in Manhattan. She is one of four sisters, all of whom, became physicians and surgeons (Gynecologic Oncology, OB-GYN, Colorectal Surgery). They are the daughters of a proud father who also practiced Gynecologic Oncology in NYC for nearly 40 years.
Dr. Huang dedicates herself to act professionally and conscientiously on behalf of her patients. As the first and foremost leader in medical cannabis care in NYC, Dr. Huang provides physician education and teaches the general community about the science and research of cannabis medicine. She is a strong proponent for patient advocacy and strives to add the kindness, awareness and intelligence she believes the care of all patients deserve.