Alejandro Junger, M.D.
Alejandro Junger M.D. is a cardiologist, founder and Medical Director of the Clean Program, and bestselling author of Clean and Clean 7 among other health books. He graduated from medical school in Uruguay, where he was born. He completed his postgraduate training in internal medicine at NYU Downtown Hospital and a fellowship in cardiovascular diseases at Lenox Hill Hospital before studying eastern medicine in India.
His drastic lifestyle and diet change from his move to New York City led to irritable bowel syndrome and depression. Becoming a patient of the system in which he was practicing started a journey to search for an alternative solution. He is an expert in gut health and nutrition, incorporating Functional medicine with Ayurveda and a combination of ancient and modern wisdom. He and his family live in Los Angeles, where he continues his ever-evolving mission to clean up the planet one person at a time.