Meet Dr. Bojana and Our Care Team

Dr. Bojana Jankovic Weatherly

FOUNDER & CEO

Dr. Bojana (Boy•ana) Jankovic Weatherly is an award winning physician, double board certified in internal and integrative medicine. After completing internal medicine residency, she did a fellowship in integrative medicine, trained in functional medicine, nutrition and mindfulness. Her approach is rooted in evidence-based medicine that is personalized to each individual she works with.

She partners with her patients to discover and address the root causes of their conditions and develops individualized plans to support and empower each unique individual to achieve her or his health goals. As part of her mission to deliver accessible, evidence-based health and wellness information, she created this website, featuring her videos, articles and recipes.

Dr. Bojana is the recipient of several patient satisfaction awards at Cedars-Sinai and was recognized as the Southern California Top Doctors’ Rising Star in 2016 and 2017 and awarded the Top Doctor recognition in 2018 and 2019 in New York.

Prior to starting her integrative and functional medicine practice, she worked as a primary care physician at Cedars-Sinai Medical Group and Crossover Health, provided executive healthcare at EHE and worked at Dr. Frank Lipman’s Eleven Eleven Wellness.

She was the Co-Founder of and served as the Chief Medical Officer of WellStart Health, a digital therapeutics start up for chronic disease prevention and reversal. She currently serves as their Medical Advisor.

A lifelong learner, she completed a fellowship in Integrative Medicine established by Dr. Andrew Weil at the University of Arizona and continues to train in functional medicine at The Institute for Functional Medicine.

She completed her Internal Medicine residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and West LA Veterans Affairs in Los Angeles.

 

She completed medical school, Master of Science (Experimental medicine) and Bachelor of Science (Biophysics Honors) degrees at University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.

Throughout her academic career, Dr. Bojana Jankovic Weatherly performed research in endocrinology and oncology, published papers in peer-reviewed journals and presented her work at academic conferences.

She is the recipient of numerous honors and awards. She has also established herself as an educator and speaker, teaching medical students and residents, and speaking on health topics in academic and corporate settings, and wellness events.

She has also shared her medical expertise on Today Show and Rachael Ray.

In addition to serving on the Board of Environmental Working Group, she serves on the Board of Directors and has been honored for her contribution by Lifeline New York, a nonprofit organization that provides support to Serbian hospitals and children in need, and is on the Board of Tryall Fund, a non-profit organization that promotes health and education in Jamaica.

Dr. Bojana loves spending time with her two children and husband in nature, experimenting in the kitchen, doing ballet barre and practicing mindfulness and yoga.Her not guilty pleasure: reishi mushroom coffee in the morning. Guilty pleasure: anything with chocolate.

To request an appointment with Dr. Bojana Jankovic Weatherly, please call 646.627.8000.

Education + Training

  • 2016 – 2018 University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ Integrative Medicine Fellowship, established by Dr. Andrew Weil
  • 2010 – 2013 Cedars-Sinai Medical Center/West LA Veterans Affairs, Los Angeles, CA Internal Medicine Residency
  • 2009 – 2010 University of California, School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA Coursework in Epidemiology

 

  • 2005 – 2009 University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC MD, Faculty of Medicine
  • 2003 – 2005 University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC MSc (Experimental Medicine)
  • 1998 – 2003 University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC BSc (Biophysics Honors) Dean’s List Standing

Certifications + Courses

  • 2017 – Present Institute of Functional Medicine Clinical Modules: Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice, Gastrointestinal Advanced Practice Module
  • 2016 – Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Course, Insight LA, Santa Monica, CA
  • 2015-2016 – Perfect Health Educator Chopra Center, Carlsbad, CA

Recent Clinical Honors + Awards

  • Top Internal Medicine Physician
  • Top Doctor New York 2018
  • Southern California Top Doctors’ Rising Star 2016, 2017

Patient satisfaction awards at Cedars-Sinai, including:

  • Circle of Friends 2015-2017
  • Patient Satisfaction Survey Award for outstanding performance 2014
  • Gordon Award for exceptional patient satisfaction and customer service 2014

Vanessa Kähler

HEALTH COACH

Vanessa Kähler is a degree trained Functional Nutritionist and certified Health Coach. She works with individuals, groups and corporations teaching them how to regain their health through inspired, positive, lifestyle choices and teaching them through her coaching courses and 1:1 programs, how to create a health mindset, set wellbeing habits for life and become their own primary carer.

Vanessa has been studying within the healthcare industry for 25 years and a Nutritionist for 20 years. After decades of study and living the life she teaches, she has created a philosophy and system of wellbeing that is rooted in her model of wellbeing ‘The 8 Rudiments of Life’. She believes that health creation should be simple and that she can teach the tools with which to attain it and be in charge of it. Once learnt and applied consistently in a daily / weekly routine, she believes these life tools will provide everyone with the calm confidence she herself holds in regards to her own health mindset and caring for her clients and family.

Vanessa Kahler, Health Coach

Vanessa has worked at leading Integrated medical practices in Sydney and London as the senior Nutritionist to Integrated medical doctors. She has also worked in product development, corporate wellbeing, menu and recipe planning and food demos. She enjoys using her writing and speaking skills in all areas of her work.

Vanessa’s core training is based on the Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM) model. She has focused expertise in the areas of the pregnancy, children’s health, family wellbeing and healthy aging. This has inspired her to broaden her study to include mind-body therapies such as yoga, meditation, reiki, EFT, hypnotherapy for birth, aromatherapy and Ayurvedic massage and philosophy.

 

Vanessa is a devoted family cook and uses her training in culinary medicine and culinary herbalism to create kitchen remedies for her family to keep them healthy. She enjoys yoga, running and cycling and is a sprouting homesteader.

Her drive in all her studies is to discover how to create health and how to translate a complicated world of solutions into a simple process the world can benefit from. Her purpose is to change the way the world approaches healthcare, to ensure that each child has the opportunity to reach its true potential through the education of its parents and surrounding community, and to inspire an acceptance into everyone that they ultimately hold the power to their health. It is her ambition to make the knowledge of self care, self love, and self respect accessible to all.

Bridget Shaffo

PATIENT CONCIERGE + PRACTICE MANAGER

Bridget was born and raised on the west coast and moved to Manhattan in 2011.

She has experience as a Licensed Massage Therapist in Arizona, with a focus on Spa and Cranial Sacral work. She has managed medical practices for both surgical and non surgical fields throughout Chicago and New York for the past four years.

In her spare time she enjoys getting out of the city to hike Mohawk Mountain, as well as accompanying her boyfriend to the Opera, and visiting family in sunny California.

As the Practice Manager, her primary role is to bring reliable and warm service to our patients. She is excited to join a new team of professionals who are dedicated to helping others achieve balance and a healthy lifestyle.

Please feel free to contact her directly at bridget@drbojana.com

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