Dr. Robynne Chutkan
Dr. Chutkan is the author of the recently published book The Microbiome Solution (Penguin 2015) and Gutbliss (Penguin 2013). She received her bachelor’s degree from Yale University and her medical degree from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. Board certified in gastroenterology, Dr. Chutkan has been on the faculty at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington DC since 1997. In 2004 she founded the Digestive Center for Women, an integrative practice that incorporates nutritional optimization, exercise physiology, biofeedback and stress reduction as part of the therapeutic approach to digestive disorders.
A regular guest on the Dr. Oz Show, Dr. Chutkan is also a member of the medical advisory board for the show. She has made national appearances on CBS This Morning, The Today Show, The Early Show, and The Doctors and is frequently interviewed as a medical expert for the Washington Post and women's health magazines.
Dr. Chutkan is the founder of Gutbliss.com – a digestive wellness space that provides science-based, integrative GI information and products with a proven track record for improving digestive health. On a personal note, she is an avid runner and snowboarder and enjoys Vinyasa yoga. She is passionate about helping her patients live not just longer, but better lives.