Top 30 Healthcare Medicine Speakers

  • By Aaron Peterson
  •  Jun 29, 2023

The world of healthcare and medicine is continually changing and advancing, and that makes it hard to keep up with the latest information. Polio used to be a crippling disease, but medical research and vaccinations eradicated the disease in many areas of the world. It’s knowledge like this that helps keep people healthier and happier.

Whether you’re working with a group of athletes who are motivated to gain strength and endurance or have medical students needing to learn more about the latest surgical advancements, our medical experts are ideal at sharing this information in meaningful, fun, and memorable ways.

1. Dr. Bertalan Meskó

Dr. Bertalan Mesko holds a Ph.D. in genomics and is the director of The Medical Futurist. His specialty is in the use of science fiction technologies in the global world of healthcare and medicine. He’s led courses at Harvard, Stanford, and Yale and has spoken to ten of the world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies on the future of medicine.

2. Dr. David Fajgenbaum

There’s so much that Dr. David Fajgenbaum has accomplished during his medical career and personal struggles that led to four near-death experiences. He’s a disease hunter, physician-scientist, and author of “Chasing My Cure: A Doctor’s Race to Turn Hope Into Action.” He’s the University of Pennsylvania’s Assistant Professor of Medicine in Translational Medicine & Human Genetics. He’s the director of the Penn Center for Cytokine Storm Treatment & Laboratory. He’s also the executive director of the Castleman Disease Collaborative Network.

3. Dr. Yvonne Cagle

Dr. Yvonne Cagle’s experiences started as a certified flight surgeon in the United States Air Force and as a NASA Aerospace Surgeon. She’s a consulting professor of cardiovascular medicine for Stanford University, an FAA aviation medical examiner, and a Qualified Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor.

4. Dr. Thom Mayer

Dr. Thom Mayer holds the highest honor in emergency medicine and is the NFL Players Association’s medical director. His specialty as an emergency physician comes to life in his keynote speeches that balance humor, personal anecdotes, and stories from the NFL.

5. Dr. Sanjiv Chopra

Dr. Sanjiv Chopra is an award-winning physician who was bestowed a Royal College of Physicians (London) fellowship in 2021. He also has several awards for teaching at Harvard Medical School. One area of expertise is great for keynote speeches. Book him to talk about “Medical Facts and Myths Everyone Should Know and Live Better and Live Longer.”

6. Natalie Stavas

During the 2013 Boston Marathon, Dr. Natalie Stavas was about to cross the finish line when the bombs went off. She left her position and ran towards the explosions where she jumped in to apply tourniquets, triage the wounded, and administer CPR. Her passion to help others is clear as she’s provided medical care to children in Haiti and helped establish the Boston Medical Center’s Prescription for the Outdoors.

7. Rafael Grossmann, MD, FACS

Dr. Rafael Grossmann believes that compassion and empathy are the most important qualities of any medical provider. Technology is second. He’s a Global Health and Digital Medicine advocate who specializes in Nanotechnology, AI, wearable technology, and VR, AR, and MR are all keys to quality healthcare.

8. Dr. Sean McCaffrey

He’s the founder of the McCaffrey Health Center and The McCaffrey Method, a healthcare model that focuses on chronic and degenerative diseases. As a digestive health specialist, Dr. Sean McCaffrey blends traditional medical care approaches with holistic approaches for long-term wellness.

9. Dr. Saralyn Mark

Women’s health is an important specialty, and it’s one of three specialties Dr. Saralyn Mark practices. She’s also a geriatrician and endocrinologist. She designed the nation’s first women’s health fellowship and established the National Centers of Leadership in Academic Medicine's National Centers of Excellence in Women’s Health.

10. Dr. Kevin Ahmaad Jenkins

Dr. Kevin Ahmaad Jenkins specializes in racial health disparities. His talks help educate audiences about the impact of racism in the healthcare industry and detail effective strategies to improve healthcare with ethnic and racial minorities. He’s a leader in researching the link between racial stress and vascular diseases like vascular dementia and Alzheimer’s.

11. Ian Morrison

Ian Morrison is the author of “Leading Change in Healthcare: Building a Viable System for Today and Tomorrow.” He’s the founding partner of Harvard School of Public Health’s Department of Health Policy and Management and Harris Interactive’s joint venture Strategic Health Perspectives. He’s a noted speaker on making healthcare better for patients.

12. Devon Still

Former NFL athlete Devon Still isn’t a doctor, but his insights into pediatric cancer are incredibly personal, and that makes him an outstanding medicine and healthcare speaker. His daughter was diagnosed with cancer, leading to his family’s cancer-fighting journey and the Still Strong Foundation. He’s since returned to school to get a master’s in Applied Positive Psychology and can talk about the power of positive thinking in the world of medicine.

13. Shawna Robins

In her 30s, Shawna Robins was diagnosed with cancer. She’s used that experience to establish an online wellness program for women known as Irresistibly Healthy. She’s a board-certified Health and Wellness Coach, CEO of Kaia Health and Wellness, and certified Miracle-Minded coach.

14. Dr. Kien Vuu

Dr. Kien Vu began his medical career as a minimally-invasive surgeon, but he overcame two chronic diseases and shifted to health and human optimization. Dr. Vu is the author of “Thrive State: Your Blueprint for Optimal Health, Longevity, and Peak Performance.”

15. Dr. Kevin Fong

He’s a current member of the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service crew in the United Kingdom and used to work as a doctor with NASA. He excels at decision-making and teamwork in high-pressure situations. Dr. Kevin Fong is also a presenter for “Extreme A&E and “Trauma Medicine: The Fight for Life.”

16. Daniel Kraft, MD

Dr. Daniel Kraft completed his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital and fellowships in hematology, oncology, and bone marrow transplants at Stanford. He’s the founder of Exponential Medicine, a program that studies the potential of technology in biomedicine and healthcare.

17. Alyssa Petersel

Alyssa Petersel is the CEO of MyWellbeing, a website that connects people with the best therapist or coach for their exact needs. She’s an expert in mental health support and is a licensed master social worker. Book her to talk about “Revolutionizing Mental Health.”

18. Chris Borland

Chris Borland’s strengths and insights cover his skills as a mental health advocate and instructor of meditation. He led the Center for Healthy Minds through the completion of the first study of meditation as a useful tool for NFL players. T Mindful, a company that integrates meditation into athletic programs, was also founded by Chris.

19. Dr. Arianna Sholes-Douglas

Dr. Arianna Sholes-Douglas is an expert in Maternal-Fetal Medicine and OB/GYN. She’s the author of “The Menopause Myth” and founded Tula Wellness and Aesthetics, a center that focuses on integrative health and wellness for women. She believes in taking a holistic approach to promote wellness.

20. Dr. Jay Calvert

He’s a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon focusing on rhinoplasty and breast augmentations that use newer techniques to deliver the best possible results. Dr. Jay Calvert founded a state-of-the-art medical spa to promote non-invasive aesthetic treatments. Audiences may know him from his appearances on The Tyra Banks Show.

21. Rich Horgan

Rich Horgan’s brother had Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, so he turned that into his life’s work. He’s the founder and president of Cure Rare Disease. He has a Blavatnik Fellowship for Life Science and a Forbes 30 Under 30 in Healthcare.

22. Dr. Ted James

Dr. Ted James has more than 20 years in healthcare as a physician leader, healthcare management consultant, and educator. He’s active within the Harvard healthcare system and advocates for advancing healthcare and the future of medicine.

23. Dr. Jennifer Monti

Jennifer Monti is a critical care physician and cardiologist. She’s the co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Hemos, LLC., a medical device firm specializing in systemic vascular resistance. Dr. Monti currently works at MaineHealth and excels in cardiogenesis and structural imaging.

24. Steven Eisenberg

Dr. Steven Eisenberg is a triple-board-certified doctor in hematology, internal medicine, and medical oncology. He’s also the co-founder of cCARE, California’s largest medical oncology practice specializing in new, exciting cancer treatment options, especially for breast cancer. Book him to learn more about new healthcare technologies in oncology and hematology.

25. Daniel Sieberg

Daniel Sieberg’s specialty in the field of medicine is a little different. He’s the CCO and co-founder of GoodTrust, a platform for estate planning. He’s a former correspondent and reporter specializing in science and technology and can talk on any topic from healthcare to trends in technology.

26. Jamie MoCrazy

Jamie MoCrazy is a former championship skier who was readying herself for the Olympics when a tragic landing resulted in a TBI that left her needing to start from scratch. She had to learn how to walk up and down the stairs and regain basic motor skills. This led to the creation of the MoCrazy Strong nonprofit organization that focuses on mental stamina and overcoming adversity. She’s an expert in TBI recovery and medications and established a six-step program for recovering from a TBI.

27. Dr. Peter Kozlowski

Function Medicine is Dr. Peter Kozlowski’s specialty. He’s the author of “Unfunc Your Gut,” a patient-first approach that focuses on finding a balance of mind, body, and spirit for overcoming health challenges. He specializes in food sensitivities, detoxing, and hormonal imbalances, and all of his healthcare is focused on customized care for each patient.

28. Dr. Nayan Patel

Dr. Nayan Patel is the pharmacist and wellness expert that today’s top doctors turn to for advice. He works with physicians to help them develop a custom medication and nutrition plan that meets a patient’s needs. His first book, “The Glutathione Revolution: Fight Disease, Slow Aging & Increase Energy” provides insight into the importance of glutathione as a powerful antioxidant.

29. Dennis Gilian

Dennis Gillan’s expertise in suicide prevention and advocating for better mental health awareness and treatments make him a timely, important speaker. He travels the world talking about mental health in order to end the negative stigma and raise awareness. The suicide of not one but both of his brothers led him on this path, resulting in a TEDx talk that had more than 25,000 views.

30. Hannah Mamuszka

She founded Alva10, an investment and strategy firm dedicated to ending the cycle of money keeping doctors from using advanced diagnostic tools to properly diagnose and treat patients. Hannah Mamuszka has a BS in Neurobiology and Physiology and an MS in Biological Sciences, but her talks focus heavily on Precision Medicine, healthcare technology, and health economics.

Healthcare and medicine speakers can help your organization or audience learn more about mental and physical health trends, advancing techniques, and need-to-know information. Knowledge is power, and our top 30 healthcare and medicine speakers have the insight and information your audience needs to know.