ELIZABETH BOHAM, MD, MS, RD, is Board Certified in Family Medicine from Albany Medical School, specializing in Functional and Integrative Medicine. In addition, she has her undergraduate degree in nutritional biochemistry from Cornell University and her graduate degree and Registered Dietitian from Columbia University.
Dr. Boham joined Dr. Mark Hyman and The UltraWellness Center team in 2007. Prior to that she practiced integrative medicine at Canyon Ranch in Lenox, MA and was a partner with Albany Clinical Nutrition Specialists.
Dr. Boham learned how difficult it can be to navigate through the health-care system, after being diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 30. Functional Medicine has helped Dr. Boham realize how important it is to look at the systems in the body to discover the underlying cause for dysfunction.
Through this functional medicine approach Dr. Boham works with patients to decrease their risk of getting ill, as well as, to nutritionally support their body so that it can heal. Her training in nutrition has contributed to her success in helping many patients with insulin resistance, Diabetes, heart disease, digestive imbalances, autoimmune conditions, Celiac Disease, other cancers, as well as those seeking to achieve and maintain a healthy weight.
Dr. Boham lectures on a variety of topics, including Women’s Health and Breast Cancer Prevention, insulin resistance, heart health, weight control and allergies. She is on the faculty for the Institute for Functional Medicine and has developed the functional nutrition course that is being used to educate physicians and other health professionals. Dr. Boham has been featured on the Dr Oz show and in a variety of magazines, books and other media. Through her practice and lecturing, she has helped thousands of people achieve their goals of optimum health and wellness.
Learn more at DrBoham.com.