Farshad Fani Marvasti MD, MPH "Dr Shad"

Public Health

Dr. Shad's mission is to empower individuals and communities with the tools that they need to optimize their health and achieve their goals in all aspects of life.

Dr. shad Marvasti

Integrative Medicine doctor

Dr. Shad is a Stanford trained physician, medical educator, clinical researcher, public speaker, and author with recognized expertise in Public Health, Prevention, Wellness, Integrative Medicine, the use of Food as Medicine, Diabetes, Heart Disease, and the use of Evidence-Based Supplements to optimize health and longevity. His work has been featured on local and national media where he has been quoted or interviewed for his expertise.

Dr. Shad’s Philosophy of Medicine is holistic and about all of you, not just your medical history or medication list. He believes that each person ought to be treated like a whole person with complex needs in all areas of life including mind, body and spirit.

Dr. Shad with his mentor Dr. Andrew Weil

In the Media

Dr. Shad is a recognized expert on public health, chronic disease, lifestyle medicine, diabetes, boosting immunity, food as medicine, prevention and integrative medicine who has written for or appeared on media outlets nationally.

Recent Articles

The latest on public and personal health, wellness and prevention

Lessons Forgotten: Smoking, Seat Belts and Masks

The history of public health is littered with examples of the tension between scientific advances and discoveries and cultural norms and beliefs rooted in individualism. For example, many of the public health laws that we now take for granted were not always

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Racism as a Disease and a Social Determinant of Health

As you are undoubtedly aware, our nation and our world are engulfed in mostly peaceful protests for an end to systematic institutionalized racism following the tragic death of George Floyd in police custody. This is an unprecedented time for reflection, change, and

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Prevent and Reverse Chronic Diseases like Diabetes and Heart Disease with an innovative approach by a Medical Doctor Who is Committed to Your Success


This is a great opportunity to learn more about the benefits of Integrative Medicine, how Dr. Shad works virtually with his patients, and discuss your medical concerns and health goals.

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