Brooke Kalanick ND, MS, LAc
Dr. Brooke completed internships in Chengdu, China and Lima, Peru where she received advanced clinical training in nutrition, acupuncture, Chinese Herbs, hydrotherapy, and other core naturopathic therapies. Prior to attending Bastyr, she received a BA in biology from Seattle Pacific University and has a partially completed Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from Washington State University.
After graduation from Bastyr, Dr. Brooke was Director of Health and Wellness for a chain of fitness centers in Seattle. There she developed and implemented a successful wellness-weight loss program tailored for busy professionals and the lifestyle issues they face. She next moved to New York City where she has her own practice and works closely with the exceptional personal trainers at Peak Performance, where she lectures regularly.
She is well-versed in prescription medications, and takes a balanced approach to using both conventional and alternative therapies. Metabolic nutrition, fat loss and fitness remain a her area of focus, however she also offers general naturopathic care including anti-aging medicine; detoxification; treatment for sleep and mood disorders; diabetes and skin issues; as well as stress management; infertility treatment; and female health.
Dr Brooke has been a guest on Martha Stewart Living Radio, featured in the New York Times and is a consulted expert for a variety of print and online publications including iVillage, Women’s Health Magazine, Fitness Magazine, Allure and Health Magazine.
To help her patients achieve a vibrant, healthy life that works, Dr. Brooke uses natural, effective therapies including nutritional supplements, homeopathy, Chinese and western herbs, acupuncture, individualized nutrition interventions and life coaching.
Dr Brooke partnered with Joe Dowdell of NYC’s Peak Performance to write their first book, Ultimate You: Total Body Makeover for Women Who Want to Maximize Results (Rodale, May 2010), which lays out a 16 week program complete with 4 months of workouts and a step by step nutrition and lifestyle plan to get your hormones (and you) whipped into shape.
Dr. Brooke practices and resides in New York City, with her funny man Joe Larson.