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Meet NYC’s Newest MD: Julie Taw

by
Robin Berzin, MD
Doctor
February 11, 2019

Parsley Center New York welcomes Julie Taw, MD to our world-class team of doctors.

Dr. Julie Taw, MD is a board certified internal medicine physician. Julie graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed her residency training at New York University. As a busy working mom, she understands the challenges of incorporating a healthful lifestyle into our busy lives.

Get to know her interests, why she joined Parsley, and how she helps members reach their goals.

Q: Why did you become a doctor?

My father is a physician and from an early age I saw the joy and fulfillment he received from caring for his patients. I find it rewarding to connect with my patients. It feels so great when you help someone make lifestyle changes that not only improve their health markers, but also start to make them feel vibrant.

Q: What are the conditions you see most often?

Gastrointestinal symptoms, fatigue , anxiety and depression are just a few of the conditions I frequently treat.

Q: What areas of health are most interesting to you?

Cognitive and mental health. There have been many new and exciting advances in our understanding of what causes Alzheimer’s disease. With a functional medicine approach we now have many tools to improve outcomes and prevent this devastating disease in those at risk.

Q: Why did you decide to join Parsley Health?

I am passionate about practicing functional medicine. It is wonderful that Parsley Health provides more affordable access to functional medicine. More people should have access to functional medicine because it uncovers and treats underlying causes of disease that might not be addressed by a conventional approach. Parsley’s approach aligns with the kind of doctor that I strive to be.

Q: What’s the best part of your job?

I love the healing environment that I work in. First, the physical space is beautiful and promotes well-being with its biophilic design . Next, I work with an amazing group of bright, dedicated, and compassionate people who are very supportive. All this helps me to be my best as a physician.

Q: How would you describe your relationship with your patients?

I enjoy building relationships with my patients. I aim to build trust and feel connection so that I am more effective in helping patients make lifestyle changes to feel great and improve their health.

Q: Favorite food?

A kale and avocado salad with wild caught salmon, drizzled with lots of olive oil.

Q: Best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?

Don’t use the word “should” to motivate healthy lifestyle changes. The “should” mindset often doesn’t work and it brings guilt when we aren’t able to accomplish that healthy change. A better motivator for healthy lifestyle change is the instant reward we get, for instance, from a good workout or a 10 minute meditation . That is, it makes us feel great in that moment or certainly after the activity. When feeling great is the motivator then we have a better chance of being successful.

Q: What are three things you do every day that are non-negotiable?

Tell my husband and kids that I love them. Reflect on what I am grateful for. Meditate for 5-10 minutes.

by
Robin Berzin, MD
Doctor

Dr. Robin Berzin is the Founder and CEO of Parsley Health, America's leading holistic medical practice designed to help women overcome chronic conditions. She founded Parsley to address the rising tide of chronic disease in America through personalized holistic medicine that puts food, lifestyle, and proactive diagnostic testing on the prescription pad next to medications. Since founding Parsley in 2016, Dr. Berzin has seen 80% of patients improve or resolve their chronic conditions within their first year of care, demonstrating the life-changing value of making modern holistic medicine accessible to everyone, anywhere. Parsley is available online nationwide.

Dr. Berzin attended medical school at Columbia University and trained in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. Her book, Prescription for Happiness: How to Eat, Move, and Supplement for Peak Mental Health, was published by Simon Element in January 2022.

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