Yasmine S. Ali, MD, is a cardiologist, physician editor, author, and speaker based in Nashville, Tennessee. She is Chief Editor of the Atherosclerosis and Congenital Heart Disease sections for Medscape Reference from WebMD, Physician Editor for MCG Health, LLC, and a member of Medscape's Slideshow Advisory Board. Formerly the Obesity Expert for Verywell.com, Dr. Ali was responsible for creating and curating all web-based health content for the Verywell Obesity site for 3 years.

In addition to publishing extensively in peer-reviewed medical journals, Dr. Ali's writing has appeared in Reader's Digest, Vogue magazine, Healthline, and The Tennessean, among others, and she was a winner of Real Simple magazine’s 2015 Life Lessons essay contest.

Dr. Ali's current projects include a work of prescriptive nonfiction on the topic of workplace well-being, a character-driven novel with international appeal, and a work of narrative nonfiction.

She can be found through her website at www.yasminealimd.com, on Twitter (@Yasmine_AliMD), and on LinkedIn (Yasmine S. Ali, MD).

Awards and Recognition

  • Runner-up winner, Real Simple magazine's 2015 Life Lessons Essay Contest