Elizabeth Sharp, M.D., IFMCP is a board-certified Internal Medicine Physician, Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner and the founder and CEO of Health Meets Wellness. Sharp started Health Meets Wellness to make functional medicine more accessible, combining her expertise in healthcare with physical activity, specifically yoga. Elizabeth completed her 200-hour yoga teacher training and believes in combining daily movement practices with medicine to help treat her patients. She is dedicated to helping her patients reach their wellness goals and developed the Health Meet Wellness method with Troy Flanagan, Ph.D. and Susie Parker-Simmons, RDN, specifically to help patients with weight management.
In addition to her innovative practice, she is an Assistant Professor at Mount Sinai Hospital. She graduated medical school Magna Cum Laude from St. George’s University and completed her residency in Manhattan at Lenox Hill Hospital. After residency, she worked for Mount Sinai Doctors where she was awarded the Cullman Family Award for Excellence in Physician Communication and worked at OneMedical. Through her education and real-life experience, Sharp uncovered that taking a functional medicine approach helps diagnose and treat the root cause of her patient’s symptoms and disease processes. Her patient-centered style of practice combines diet and lifestyle with medicine to deliver multifaceted, holistic care for her patients. When she's not seeing patients she enjoys cooking, hiking, rock climbing , running, yoga and spending time with her friends and family.