Alan Greene, MD, is a pediatrician in private practice, committed to giving extraordinary care to his patients. In addition, his mission includes improving the health of people around the world, focusing on children.
In 1995, he launched DrGreene.com, cited by the AMA as "the pioneer physician Web site." His award-winning site has received over 100 million unique users from parents, concerned family members, students, and health care professionals.
Greene is a graduate of Princeton University and the University of California at San Francisco. Upon completion of his pediatric residency program at Children's Hospital Medical Center of Northern California he served as Chief Resident. He entered primary care pediatrics in January 1993.
Greene is the founding president of the Society for Participatory Medicine and has served as both President and Board Chair of Hi-Ethics (Health Internet Ethics). He is on the board of directors for One Heart World Wide, Eat Real, and The Lundberg Institute. Greene is the past president of The Organic Center and a past member of the board of directors of Healthy Child Healthy World. He is a founding partner of the Collaborative on Health and the Environment. He has also served as an adviser to URAC for both their inaugural and their updated health web site accreditation program. He is a founding member of the e-Patient Scholars Working Group and a founding board member of the Center for Information Therapy.
Greene is the author of Feeding Baby Green, Raising Baby Green, From First Kicks to First Steps, The Parent's Complete Guide to Ear Infections, and a co-author of The A.D.A.M. Illustrated Family Health Guide. He is the medical expert for three additional books, The Parent's Soup A-to-Z Guide to Your New Baby, The Parent's Soup A-to-Z Guide to Your Toddler, and The Mother of All Baby Books.
Greene is a frequent keynote speaker at important events such as TEDx Berkeley, TEDx Brussels, Health 2.0, IFOAM (International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements), held in Modena, Happiness and It's Causes, held in Sydney, the first European Internet health conference, held in Maastricht, the first International eHealth Association Conference, held in Jeddah, the largest e-Healthcare World Conference, held in Las Vegas, and the first Green Power Baby Shower, held in Hollywood.
Greene appears frequently on TV, radio, websites, and in newspapers and magazines around the world, including such venues as the TODAY Show, Good Morning America, Fox and Friends, The Dr. Oz Show, CNN, ABC, CBS, and NBC network news, NPR, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Time Magazine, Parade, Parents, Child, Baby Talk, Working Mother, Better Home's & Gardens, and Reader's Digest.
Greene is the pediatric expert for The People's Pharmacy (as heard on many NPR stations) and Healing Quest (seen on many PBS stations). He was the original pediatric expert for both Yahoo! and iVillage and was a regular columnist for Parenting Magazine for several years.
Greene loves to think about challenging ideas, he enjoys being where nothing man-made can be seen, and he wears green socks.