Meet Dr. Greene
Dr. Greene 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” on the Internet. His award-winning site has received over 100 million Unique Users from parents, concerned family members, students, and healthcare professionals. In addition to being the founder of DrGreene.com, he is the Chief Medical Officer for uBiome, a cutting edge biotech company that sequences the microbiome.
He is the pediatric advisor for Plum Organics a company committed to helping raise the next generation to crave super foods, skip the junk, and eat adventurously. He is also an advisor for PanTheryx, a health and wellness company that innovates with a focus on improving global health; Lighting Science a global technology leader focused on improving the health and wellness of the planet and its people through innovative LED solutions; and Scanadu, a health and technology company dedicated to empowering consumers with medical tools and real time education.
Dr. 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.
Dr. Greene is the Pediatric Expert for The People’s Pharmacy (as heard on many NPR stations) and Healing Quest (seen on PBS stations). He was the original Pediatric Expert for both Yahoo! and iVillage and was a regular columnist for Parenting Magazine for several years.
Dr. 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 The Institute for Responsible Nutrition, the Chef Ann Cooper Foundation and The Lundberg Institute. Dr. 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 advisor 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. He also consults for the Environmental Working Group.
Dr. Greene is the author of Feeding Baby Green (Wiley, 2009), Raising Baby Green (Wiley, 2007), From First Kicks to First Steps (McGraw-Hill, 2004), The Parent’s Complete Guide to Ear Infections (People’s Medical Society, 1997), and a co-author of The A.D.A.M. Illustrated Family Health Guide (A.D.A.M., Inc., 2004). He is the medical expert for three additional books, The Parent’s Soup A-to-Z Guide to Your New Baby, (Contemporary Books, 1998) The Parent’s Soup A-to-Z Guide to Your Toddler, (Contemporary Books, 1999), and The Mother of All Baby Books, (Hungry Minds, Inc., 2002).
Dr. 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 Italy, the first European Internet health conference, held in Maastricht, the first International eHealth Association Conference, held in Jeddah, and the largest e-Healthcare World Conference, held in Las Vegas, and the first Green Power Baby Shower, held in Hollywood.
Dr. 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 the Reader’s Digest.
Dr. Greene loves to think about challenging ideas, he enjoys being where nothing manmade can be seen, and he wears green socks.