Neha Pathak, MD, FACP, DipABLM, is part of WebMD's Medical Team, which is responsible for ensuring the accuracy of health information on WebMD. She oversees a national network of doctors that reviews content across the site and works with the editorial teams that create it. This includes news, special reports, WebMD Magazine, videos, mobile applications, tools, and health reference content. She also reports on topics related to lifestyle and environmental impacts on health for WebMD and Medscape.
As Chief Physician Editor, Health and Lifestyle Medicine, Pathak is a media spokesperson for WebMD and hosts WebMD's Health Discovered podcast
Before joining WebMD, Pathak worked as a primary care doctor at the Department of Veterans Affairs and was an assistant professor of medicine at Emory University in Atlanta. She completed the VA Quality Scholar Fellowship Program and currently serves as a physician faculty member for the fellowship.
Pathak continues to see patients and works with local communities dealing with health impacts of environmental pollution. Her work has been published in medical journals, textbooks, and the lay press.
Pathak is dual board-certified in internal medicine and lifestyle medicine with a focus on diet, exercise, and stress-management strategies to maintain health and well-being. She graduated with a BA in psychology/biology from Harvard University. She received her MD with honors in community service from Cornell University's Weill Medical College. Pathak went on to complete her primary care, internal medicine residency at New York Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College. She completed her certificate in climate change and health communication from Yale School of Public Health. She lives in Atlanta with her husband and children.