Ingrid Kohlstadt MD, MPH
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Contributing Writer, TIME Magazine

Ingrid Kohlstadt MD, MPH

Johns Hopkins University, Faculty Associate, Center for Human Nutrition

About Dr. Ingrid Kohlstadt

Ingrid Kohlstadt MD, MPH is Faculty Associate at Johns Hopkins University. In addition to her expertise as a key opinion leader in integrative medicine, she is a contributing writer for TIME Magazine Health, and has worked for the FDA, USDA, CDC, Hopkins Weight Management Center, and the IHS.

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Corporate and Patient Consultations

Dr. Kohlstadt has practiced medicine on all seven continents, including as station doctor in the Antarctic. She is a consultant to industry, including Fortune 100 Companies. Whether you would like to speak with Dr. Kohlstadt about an integrative medicine consultation to optimize your wellness, or to consult for your organization, Dr. Kohlstadt is available to help you achieve the results you are looking for.

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Any questions about food and nutrients in disease management? Doctor Ingrid Kohlstadt can help. Please click on the link below to see a list of Frequently Asked Questions regarding Integrative Medicine.

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Regenerative Orthopedics and Metabolism

Ingrid Kohlstadt MD, MPH and Kenneth Cintron MD, MBA: Editing Metabolic Therapies in Orthopedics, 2nd Edition

Metabolic Therapies in Orthopedics, 2nd Edition

The innate healing power of the human body amazes the most erudite of physicians and the most skilled of surgeons.  Physicians and surgeons are no longer limited to observing, describing and quantifying the body’s regenerative potential, as practiced since Antiquity.  Therapies of the 21st Century accelerate the human body’s self-healing mechanisms.

Recently Published in Journal of the American College of Nutrition: NutriBee Intervention Improves Diet and Psychosocial Outcomes by Engaging Early Adolescents from Diverse and Disadvantaged Communities.

We’re excited to announce Dr. Kohlstadt’s latest publication in JACN!

Click here to download the full text publication. The research was conducted at Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health in the Center for Human Nutrition where Dr. Kohlstadt is Associate Faculty.


Jeffrey Bland PhD Functional Medicine Update

Functional Medicine Update with Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D.

Dr. Kohlstadt is the inaugural guest on Dr. Bland’s first new free-podcast issue of Functional Medicine Update.

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Nutrition Journal publishes Johns Hopkins Research

How can we get middle schoolers excited about learning nutrition? Dr. Kohlstadt and researchers at Johns Hopkins Center for Human Nutrition have a ready answer – youth leaders! Their findings published in this week’s Nutrition Journal are the first where high school students invent, from start to finish, an online nutrition intervention for 10 to 12 year old preadolescents.

Integrative medicine doctor Ingrid Kohlstadt consulting with a patient

Consultations available for patients and for corporations

Doctor Ingrid Kohlstadt has set additional time aside in her schedule to accept phone or Skype consultations to optimize your wellness potential. She also consults with industry and corporations as a key opinion leader in integrative medicine, supplements, nutrition, FDA regulations, and medicinal foods. As a graduate of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and with Masters Degree in Public Health, Dr. Kohlstadt has dedicated her career to helping patients get their health on track by sharing her integrative medicine insights.

At Yale: Ingrid Kohlstadt MD, MPH presents lecutre on NutriBee and Bee Quest

Doctor Ingrid Kohlstadt MD, MPH was invited to present at Yale this weekend introducing her Johns Hopkins researched nutrition intervetntion NutriBee at their GHIC Conference.

NutriBee is a non-profit 501c3 nationwide project founded by  Dr. Kohlstadt who is the Executive Director. NutriBee’s study and research was conducted by the Center for Human Nutrition at Johns Hopkins University with support from MetLife Foundation . For more information visit

Advice Every Senior Citizen Needs (TIME Magazine)

Dr. Kohlstadt is a contributing writer for TIME Magazine Health/Online, and this article can be viewed at For more information about Dr. Ingrid Kohlstadt and her integrative medicine practice, please clikc here.

Nutrition Doctor Ingrid Kohlstadt teaches a seminar

“Plants help you keep resolutions,” says Ingrid Kohlstadt MD, MPH, integrative medicine physician specialist

Feeling your New Year’s resolve start to fade? Dr. Ingrid Kohlstadt explains how plant nutrients can actually help reduce junk food cravings and fatigue, making your goals that much easier to achieve. As a physician who specializes in integrative medicine, you’ll enjoy reading her articles in TIME Magazine, peer review publications, and physician trade-journals.

Saving Lives 70 Years Later

Dr. Kohlstadt is honored to be a contributing writer for TIME Magazine online. She is one of our nation’s key opinion leaders in integrative medicine, and her three integrative medical reference textbooks are in medical school libraries throughtout the country. Please enjoy reading her latest article titled “How World War II Operation Is Saving Lives Today” at this link:


As a world traveler with a passion for medical anthropology, Dr. Kohlstadt has practiced medicine on all seven continents. This includes having served as Antarctic Medical Director at Palmer Station and McMurdo Station in the late 1990’s. At Palmer Station, named for Nathaniel B. Palmer (usually recognized as the first American to see Antarctica), the maximum population is 46 persons. Her work here assured optimal readiness for medical emergencies. In this photo, Dr. Kohlstadt is pictured with the hardy Antarctic team she lived with for the better part of a year in extreme climate conditions, where temperatures can plummet to -150 degrees with wind chill! At a lecture Dr. Kohlstadt presented, she was jokingly asked, “If that’s the ‘better’ part of a year, what’s the worst?”

Doctor Ingrid Kohlstadt Lectures in San Diego: Probiotics and Integrative Medicine

Dr. Kohlstadt visited San Diego to present a lecture to integrative medicine physician specialists from around the world at the Sixth Annual Probiotics Symposium. As a thought leader in intgrative medicine, her lecture addressed the role fats play in digestive health.

The symposium was CME accredited, and made possible with financial support from Klaire Labs.

Integrative Medicine: Ingrid Kohlstadt at the Maryland State House

Doctor Makes House Calls (House of Delegates) – Having served as a physician on all seven continents including the Antarctic, Dr. Kohlstadt is uniquely qualified to write about her ground-breaking observations in her most recent medical reference textbook of integrative medicine: Advancing Medicine with Food and Nurients. In this photo taken at the Maryland State House in Annapolis, Dr. Kohlstadt stands ready to assist legislators in any emergency as Doctor of the Day. From headaches to heartaches, her emergency skills as a Johns Hopkins trained physician prepare her for making decisions that save lives.

Nutrtion Doctor Ingrid Kohlstadt at the Antarctic

Since 2006, Ingrid Kohlstadt MD, MPH Authors Townsend Letter Column for Integrative Medical Doctors (MD’s), RN’s, CNC’s, DDS’s, and Other Integrative Health Care Professionals

Did you know that Dr. Kohlstadt has been authoring her column for her nutrition doctor colleagues, and health care professionals every month since 2006? Her column is entitled Optimizing Metabolism.

Townsend Letter has a health care practitioner subscription base of over 10,000 integrative medicine physicians (MD’s), Osteopaths (DO’s), Naturopathic Doctors (ND’s), Dentists (DDS’s), PhD Nutritionists, Pharmacists (RPh’s), Nutritionists, Acupuncturists, and more.

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What does an integrative medicine physician specialist suggest for you?

First and foremost, a physician specialist who is Board Certified in Nutrition is not quite the same as a nutritionist. Dr. Kohlstadt is an integrative medicine physician, trained at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.  As you may already know, many doctors will confide to  you that “We never learned about integrative medicine or about nutrition in medical school.” That’s changing, fortunately.

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Johns Hopkins doctor helps restore grandparents’ role in family food selection


Grandparents improve family wellbeing. In some cultures grandparental presence affects child health so favorably that it’s been nicknamed The Abuela (grandmother) Effect. How can grandparents continue this vital vibrant role in modern society? One doctor’s prescription is a brown-bag lunch.