Priti Parekh, MD, is a Physician, writer, speaker, and a social media influencer who inspires health enthusiasts and people with healthy intentions to live healthier, more vibrant, and increasingly successful lives. She believes we all have an innate ability to heal ourselves AND that we are here to thrive, not merely survive! Her work shows us how to focus on the root cause of disease, not merely control our symptoms.
Dr. Parekh is both an American Board-certified Internal Medicine and Obesity Medicine Physician. She holds an MD. in Internal Medicine from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) affiliated Alameda County Medical Center, Oakland. She graduated from one of the top medical schools in India and holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree. As a Medical Doctor, over the last 15+ years, she has led her own health clinic, worked for medical organizations such as Kaiser Permanente, and currently working at One Medical Based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Dr. Parekh is a social media influencer, she is the founder of ‘Pretty Healthy with Dr. Priti’ which is an online Digital health platform. She has interviewed some of the most interesting people on the planet on behalf of her patients and followers. About 20,000 fans tune in regularly to learn lifestyle tips on her YouTube channel, Pretty Healthy with Dr. Priti, which has more than 2.3 M views.
She is also a graduate of Whole Health Medicine Institute and has trained at UCSD’s Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program. She is a member of American college of Physicians and Obesity Medical Association. She serves on the Dublin Unified School District (DUSD) Wellness Committee in her hometown of Dublin, California.
She has written for magazines and newspapers such as Femina, Healthcare, and Times of India; spoken at multiple conferences, and appeared on several Bay area radio shows. When she is not interviewing the jet-set and saving the world from disease, she can be found hiking, reading, and watching funny movies with her family.
Visit her website: PrettyHealthy With Dr. Priti