Joel Kahn, MD

Joel Kahn, MD, FACC, of Detroit, is a practicing cardiologist, and a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Michigan Medical School.

Known as “America’s Healthy Heart Doc,” Dr. Kahn has triple board certification in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine and Interventional Cardiology. He was the first physician in the world to certify in Metabolic Cardiology with A4M/MMI and the University of South Florida. He founded the Kahn Center for Cardiac Longevity in Bingham Farms, MI.

Dr. Kahn has authored scores of publications in his field including articles, book chapters and monographs. He writes health articles and has 6 books in publication including Your Whole Heart Solution, Dead Execs Don’t Get Bonuses and The Plant Based Solution, and Lipoprotein(a): The Heart’s Silent Killer.

He has regular appearances on Dr. Phil, The Doctors Show, Dr. Oz, Larry King Now, Joe Rogan Experience, and with Bassem Yousef. He has been awarded a Health Hero award from Detroit Crain’s Business. He serves as medical director of the largest plant support group in the USA,

Dr. Kahn can be found at

Articles by Joel Kahn, MD

Joel Kahn, MDHeart Health | December 12, 2023
Columbus Batiste II, MD, discusses the health impact of factors such as water contamination, food deserts, and more.
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Joel Kahn, MDHeart Health | November 17, 2023
Columbus Batiste II, MD, shares a personal story about how implicit bias impacts health care for people of color.
Joel Kahn, MDHeart Health | November 2, 2023
Columbus Batiste II, MD, talks about his background growing up in Compton, CA, and the path that led him into interventional
Joel Kahn, MDHeart Health | September 13, 2023
Milton Mills, MD. discusses how epigenetic changes associated with experiencing racial abuse may impact health outcomes.
Joel Kahn, MDHeart Health | August 18, 2023
Dr. Mills examines how Black patients’ complaints of pain are often overlooked or dismissed in clinical care.
Joel Kahn, MDHeart Health | July 13, 2023
Dr. Mills reflects on how the challenges he faced during childhood helped him build the character he needed to succeed.
Joel Kahn, MDHeart Health | July 31, 2023
Milton Mills, MD, discusses his education and the road that led him to medicine.
Joel Kahn, MDHeart Health | May 16, 2023
Kavitha Chinnaiyan, MD, touches on issues like the gender wage gap, physician burnout, and microaggressions.
Joel Kahn, MDHeart Health | April 12, 2023
Dr. Chinnaiyan touches on some misconceptions about work-life balance and strategies to support women in cardiology.
Joel Kahn, MDHeart Health | March 30, 2023
Kavitha Chinnaiyan, MD, discusses her experience of cardiology training in the US compared with medical school in India.
Joel Kahn, MDHeart Health | February 27, 2023
Dr. Williams discusses implicit bias in health care and barriers to cardiovascular health in racial and ethnic communities.
Joel Kahn, MDHeart Health | February 27, 2023
Dr. Kim A. Williams, Sr. discusses racial disparities in cardiology training for Black physicians.