Anshul Gupta, MD

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Dr. Anshul Gupta is a Board Certified Family Physician with advanced training in Functional Medicine and Integrative Medicine. He is currently practicing at Cleveland Clinic with the Center of Functional Medicine in Ohio, USA. Dr. Gupta has a special interest in helping people with Thyroid Disease and Gut Heath through the concepts of Functional Medicine. His approach is developing individualized comprehensive treatment plan focusing on dietary changes, lifestyle interventions, and supplements.

He believes in empowering his patients to take their health in their own hands, and that’s the reason he has started educating patients about thyroid health on his website


Professional Highlights

  • Staff Physician – Center for Functional Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Family Practice Physician: Riverside Medical Group, Tappahannock, Virginia
  • Graduate Research Assistant: MD Anderson Cancer Center, Dept of Integrative Medicine and Dept of Radiation Oncology, Houston, Texas


Volunteer Work

  • Lead organizer, Heartfest, Richmond- an annual wellness festival for the city of Richmond and surrounding areas with over 1000 attendees- talks on Integrative Medicine, spirituality, and yoga
  • Lead Organizer, Soulful Sunday program for Heartfulness Center, Richmond- a weekly program on yoga, nutrition, and spirituality
  • Conducted wellness lectures at Heartfulness Center, Richmond on various health-related and spiritual topics for the community


Medical Accreditation

  • Institute of Functional Medicine Certified Physician May 2019
  • American Academy of Family Medicine Board Certified – November 2014
  • Integrative Medicine in Residency Certificate, University of Arizona – July 2013



  • Readers’ Choice 2018 award for Best Doctor by Northern Neck News
  • Scholarship award by Integrative Medicine for Underserved to attend the Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice 2017 course by Institute of Functional Medicine
  • Tuition assistance scholarship award by Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine for the Integrative Medicine Fellowship


Professional Membership

  • Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine
  • Institute of Functional Medicine
  • Integrative Medicine for the Underserved
  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • American Medical Association


Publications and Presentations

  • Frenkle M, Gupta A. Nutritional Supplements and Docetaxel: Avoid or Combine? Journal of the Society for Integrative Oncology, Vol 8, No 3 (Summer), 2010: p. 120. DOI 10.2310/7200.2009.0027
  • Klopp AH, Gupta A, Spaeth E et al. Concise review: Dissecting a discrepancy in the literature: do mesenchymal stem cells support or suppress tumor growth? Stem Cells. 2011 Jan;29(1):11-9. doi:10.1002/stem.559. Review
  • Klopp AH, Lacerda L, Gupta A et al. Mesenchymal stem cells promote mammosphere formation and decrease E-cadherin in normal and malignant breast cells. PLoS One 2010 Aug 16;5(8):e12180
  • Gupta A, White L, Klopp AH et al. Impact of Mesenchymal Stem Cells on Radiation Response. Poster presented at: Radiation Research Society 55th Annual Meeting; Oct 2009 Savannah, GA
  • Klopp, A., White, L., Spaeth, E., Gupta, A. et al. Mesenchymal Stem Cells Impact Tumor Response to Radiation Therapy. Poster presented at: American Association For Cancer Research Annual Meeting; April 2009, Denver, CO
  • Oral Presentation at Whittier Clinic for the Department of Family Medicine on “Preventing Falls In elderly”. Oct 2011, Minneapolis, MN



  • Integrative Medicine Fellowship, Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine (AIHM)
  • Functional Medicine Certification: Institute of Functional Medicine
  • Family Medicine Residency: Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota (Integrative Medicine Track)
  • Masters of Public Health: Univ of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas
Last modified on: 22-07-2021