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 | May 16, 2023
Kavitha Chinnaiyan, MD, touches on issues like the gender wage gap, physician burnout, and microaggressions.
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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 28, 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 22, 2023
Dr. Kim A. Williams, Sr. discusses racial disparities in cardiology training for Black physicians.