Vivek Cherian, MD

Vivek Cherian, MD bio photo
Title: Medical Expert
Education: MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, Internal Medicine Residency, Ross University, Medical Doctorate, Virginia Commonwealth University, Bachelors in Biology
Location: Chicago, IL
Expertise: Medicine, Medical Technology, Wellness, Sleep, Health, Mental Health

Dr. Vivek Cherian, MD is a trusted medical advisor and medical consultant who serves as a reliable source for companies with the desire to remain abreast of current events as they relate to medicine and promoting their audience's general health and wellness. Dr. Cherian is also a trusted medical expert contributing to many other national media brands and leading news outlets, including NPR, CNBC, Reuters, Wall Street Journal, SHAPE, CNN, Forbes, Parents, and Romper, to name a few.


  • Medical expert for Real Simple
  • Medical advisor and consultant for multiple Fortune 500 companies
  • Contributed medical expertise to over 100 digital, print, and news outlets. Publications range in topics from COVID, general wellness, medical health and wellness, and medical technology
  • Practicing as an internal medicine physician for nearly a decade


Dr. Cherian is an internal medicine physician, on-camera medical expert, and medical consultant for multiple Fortune 500 companies. He enjoys using his medical knowledge to empower the public to become stronger advocates for their health, by prioritizing preventative medicine and conveying how integrating leading-edge technology with healthy lifestyle choices can—quite literally—save your life.

As a medical consultant, he assists companies and brands with media consulting and creating strategic media campaigns to convey the importance of daily wellness and the long-lasting impact that those habits can have on overall health and quality of life.

Aside from being a physician, another one of his favorite roles is, "DaDa". As a father of five kids 5-years-old and under, he is a strong advocate for practicing habits that safeguard your physical health in order to ensure your mental and emotional health have the greatest opportunity to thrive. When you thrive, your family and children have the greatest opportunity to thrive at their fullest potential as well.

Dr. Cherian considers himself a lifelong learner, continually seeking new ways or pivoting to find different ways to overcome stressors of "finding balance," and instead prioritizes creating actionable steps to navigate stress to promote overall well-being.


  • MedStar Health (Baltimore) Residency Program in Internal Medicine
  • Preliminary General Surgery Internship at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C.
  • Medical Doctorate (MD) at Ross University School of Medicine
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from Virginia Commonwealth University

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