"At CentreSpring MD, I have worked for eight years to build a team of experienced, well-studied and compassionate providers whom I have personally trained. We work to find the missing answers to your health, your centre—to bring it back to life and watch you spring forth before our eyes."
—Dr. Taz, MD
Dr. Tasneem Bhatia, MD, is a board-certified physician, specializing in integrative and emergency medicine, pediatrics and prevention, with expertise in women’s health, weight-loss and nutrition. She is the author of “What Doctors Eat” and “The 21-Day Belly Fix.”
Personal health challenges in her twenties combined with a broken health care system motivated Dr. Taz to pursue an alternative definition of health and healthy living. Early in her medical practice, as a young resident, Dr. Taz began searching for answers to her own health issues. Studying various systems of medicine, she found a wealth of information not yet taught in conventional medical schools. It led her to open her now nationally recognized practice, CentreSpring MD. Voted Atlanta’s Best Integrative Medicine (Best Self Atlanta poll), Dr. Taz took her once small practice and envisioned a new model for health. CentreSpring MD integrates patients’ individual complexitites and similiarities—pulling from multiple vantage points of functional, holistic and integrative medicine. Through CentreSpring MD, she has built an excellent and compassionate team dedicated to finding your centre and fighting for you to spring forth.
In practice, Dr. Taz is passionate about the profound connection and synergy between women and children’s health and their ultimate impact on the health of the entire family. Her practice is dedicated to helping patients understand his or her core health issues and develop personalized treatment plans. She continues to train her team to think exhaustively about each patient, expanding their options for health and healthy living.
With an established agenda of improving women and children’s health, Dr. Taz expanded her reach through media in 2003. Since then, she has served as a medical expert for CNN Headline News, a Dr. Oz Sharecare expert, columnist and contributing editor for Prevention Magazine and has been featured on numerous media outlets, including TODAY, The Doctors, Access Hollywood, Good Morning America, The Weather Channel, EXTRA!, Live with Kelly and Michael and the Meredith Vieira Show. Dr. Taz has been featured in Atlanta’s Top Docs and voted numerous times as Best Atlanta Integrative Medicine Physician. She continues to have a strong media presence and desire to educate others about living a truly healthy life.
An associate professor in Integrative Medicine at Emory University, Dr. Taz spends time teaching residents and medical students about integrative medicine. CentreSpring MD serves as a training facility for Emory medical students, impacting the next generation of physicians.
Dr. Taz MD is a fellow of the University of Arizona Program in Integrative Medicine led by Dr. Andrew Weil, having completed the fellowship in 2008. A native Atlantan, she attended The Westminster Schools, Emory University, the University of Georgia and the Medical College of Georgia. After completing her residency in pediatrics at the Medical College of Virginia in 2000, she received the Emily Gardner Award for Best Pediatric Resident. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for GLiMMER, an international organization led by Dr. David Katz, MD, which is dedicated to health and healthy living, and the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Protection & Potential. As a passionate advocate for child health and nutrition, she is a committee member for UNICEF’s Southeastern Speaker Committee, which exists to support UNICEF’s mission—to protect children's rights and help meet their basic needs so they can reach their full potential.
When not caring for patients, Dr. Taz MD, can be found spending time with her husband and two young children, reading, studying, practicing yoga, trying new things in the kitchen and traveling.
“Health is your chemistry, your biology, your will and your spirit. There is no other ‘healthy.'"