Co-Author Spotlight

Shilpi Pradhan, MD, DipABLM  

Dr. Shilpi Pradhan is a board-certified Ophthalmologist and board-certified Lifestyle Medicine doctor, mother of four beautiful children, and personal finance and real estate enthusiast. She’s interested in the impact Lifestyle Medicine can make on eye diseases and overall health. Dr. Pradhan went to Emory University, Atlanta, GA, for college, and Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, for medical school. Her training included a transitional year at Carilion Health Systems in Roanoke, VA, an Ophthalmology residency at the Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA, and a Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, PA. She has also been Assistant Professor at Saint Louis University in St. Louis, MO, and loved teaching residents before moving to Virginia. She owns her solo private practice, Eye Doctor MD PC, in Glen Allen, VA, since 2015 and practices Ophthalmology with Lifestyle Medicine education for her patients.

This book, How Healers Heal, was a project conceived by Dr. Pradhan and Dr. Sharif in January 2023 about how transformative Lifestyle Medicine has been in our lives, and with shared enthusiasm from Dr. Huber and Dr. Sunkireddy, this book project was born.

Dr. Pradhan has a passion for writing, editing, and creating. She led the project, edited the chapters, designed the website, and published the book under her company Pradhan Publications, LLC, in July 2023. If you are interested in publishing your book, please reach out to her at 

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