The FitDoc

Dr. Michele C. Reed is a Board Certified Family Medicine Physician, public speaker and best-selling author. She serves as the owner/medical director of MS Family Medicine Health Care, P.C., a holistic practice that serves diverse communities through two office locations in New York.

Dr. Michele has an unyielding passion for living her best life and motivating her patients and peers to join her on the journey. She is deeply rooted in the fabric of the community where she spearheads health initiatives for numerous organizations where she serves, including: National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Long Island Chapter. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, NAACP- Lakeview Chapter (Life Member), Black Girls Run (Long Island), board member of the Queens Chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians, an adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at New York Medical College and New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, an Executive Board member of the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine Alumni Association, a Fellow of the American Board of Family Medicine. In the spring of 2014, Dr. Michele was appointed Fellow to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT under the Department of Health and Human Services. The synergy of medicine and fitness allows Dr. Michele to provide a holistic experience for patients allowing them to incorporate training and exercise into their wellness program.

The NAACP awarded Dr. Michele with the 2017 Dr. W. Montague Cobb Award for outstanding work in her local community. Her grassroots efforts have helped shape the lives of thousands in the Long Island community. Preventative healthcare and lifestyle change are the tenets of her work. Dr. Michele participates in the annual JFK Rotary Runway 5K which brings out hundreds of people to combat the likes of obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure.

AUTHOR The FitDoc's debut book “Mentally Fit, Physically Strong: The Fit Doc’s Guide to Real Life, Real Fitness, Real Health” was released May 2017 and became a bestseller on Amazon in June 2017. In Mentally Fit – Physically Strong, the Fit Doc shares effective doses of fitness remedies for daily healthy living. Healthy doesn’t have to be hard. Simple solutions can create significant outcomes. Even five minutes is enough when you maximize every moment with intention.  *Connect with food in ways that nourishes the body, mind, spirit, and emotions. *Understand patterns, habit, and beliefs that undermine personal best behaviors. *Engage in immediate surroundings to practice fitness and wellness. *Schedule success in daily routines and meal planning.  *Change your mood, change your body.