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Ted Barnett, MD FACLM DipABLM

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Rochester Lifestyle Medicine Group

Founding President and nonprofit Board Chair, Rochester Lifestyle Medicine Institute

Interventional and Diagnostic Radiologist, Borg and Ide Imaging, Rochester

Board Member, American College of Lifestyle Medicine

Preventive Medicine Consultant, and member of the Scientific Advisory Board, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

Founder and presenter, ongoing six-week plant-based nutrition course accredited by the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Known as the “High-Tech Doctor with Low-Tech Solutions,” Ted Barnett, MD FACLM DipABLM is an Interventional Radiologist and partner with Borg and Ide Imaging in Rochester, NY, where he has practiced since 1986.  With his wife Carol, he has been the co-Coordinator of the Rochester Area Vegan Society since 1995.  He is the President of the Rochester Lifestyle Medicine Institute, which he founded in 2015.  A fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, he also sits on its board of directors.

Dr. Barnett completed his residency in Diagnostic Imaging at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston and became board-certified in this specialty in 1984.  11 years later, he became one of the first radiologists board-certified in Vascular and Interventional Radiology after passing the inaugural examination in 1995.  22 years after that, he became one of the first 204 physicians board-certified in Lifestyle Medicine after passing the inaugural examination in 2017.  

Dr. Barnett received his BS degree from Yale University in 1976 and his MD degree from Tufts University 1980.  He is the father of three adult children who are extraordinarily healthy lifelong vegans.  He is dedicated to transforming the health care system using the principles of lifestyle medicine and plant-based nutrition.

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