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Kelly Brogan, M.D.
Dr. Brogan is boarded in Psychiatry/Psychosomatic Medicine/Reproductive Psychiatry and Integrative Holistic Medicine, and practices Functional Medicine, which is a root-cause approach to illness as a manifestation of multiple-interrelated systems. After studying Cognitive Neuroscience at M.I.T., and receiving her MD from Cornell University, she completed her residency and fellowship at Bellevue/NYU. She is one of the only MDs with perinatal psychiatric training who takes a holistic evidence-based approach in the care of patients with a focus on environmental medicine and nutrition. She is also an active supporter of women's birth experience, rights to birth empowerment, and limiting of unnecessary interventions which is a natural extension of her experience analyzing safety data and upholding true informed consent around medical practice. She practices in NYC and is on faculty at NYU/Bellevue.

Entries by Kelly Brogan, M.D.

Vitamins in Pregnancy: What's a Girl to Do?

(2) Comments | Posted January 8, 2014 | 4:55 PM


The tension between natural medicine advocates and the defenders of pharmaceutically-based medicine sometimes gives rise to some confusing double-talk. The supplement industry has been persecuted and attacked for decades, and the weapon of choice has been recall-based epidemiologic studies, rarely controlling for comorbidities...

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Statins for Women? Not for My Patients

(54) Comments | Posted November 20, 2013 | 1:28 PM


Sometimes, pharmaceutical companies and their doctorly friends collectively make a bold move that shows their hand. Usually, this is in the form of indiscriminately and categorically broadening the eligible candidates for the suddenly lifesaving benefits of a pre-existing product. Recent...

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The New Psychiatry: Forget Everything You Think You Know About Mental Health

(6) Comments | Posted November 15, 2013 | 11:50 AM


I felt this sensation in the pit of my stomach -- it was a combination of sympathy and anger -- listening to Annie tell me, through tears, about her postpartum journey into the world of psychiatry.

Three separate psychiatrists dismissed me when I...
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3 Dietary Changes to Make Before You Start an Antidepressant

(7) Comments | Posted November 12, 2013 | 12:55 PM

You feel at the end of your rope -- foggy, tired, irritable, flat, and constantly worried. About. Everything. It seems like the world is coming at you, every pixel of it, at 1 million miles per hour, and you just need to press pause, but you can't. Your internist recommends...

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