Dr. Saray Stancic is the founder and owner of Stancic Health and Wellness, LLC where she is a Lifestyle Medicine physician. The focus of her practice is to counsel patients on achieving wellness via lifestyle modification. She received her M.D. degree from New Jersey Medical School in 1993 and is board-certified in Infectious Diseases. From 1999 to 2006, she served as Chief of Infectious Diseases at the Hudson Valley Veterans Administration Hospital in New York. She was later recruited by Roche Pharmaceuticals to conduct clinical studies for new treatments for hepatitis infections before going into private practice. She has authored several research papers in peer-reviewed journals.
Dr. Stancic’s interest in Lifestyle Medicine evolved from her 20 year battle with multiple sclerosis. She has been an invited author for Forks Over Knives, was interviewed by Mitchel, M.D. for the podcast Healing through Nutrition, was the subject of a cover story in the August 20, 2015 issue of Dirt Magazine, and was named one of the “17 People to Watch in Health in 2015” in the January 2015 issue of 201 Magazine. She has spoken to diverse audiences, from mothers to medical students, on the impact of Lifestyle Medicine. She is currently producing a documentary film code blue: redefining American medicine, which will spotlight the practice of Lifestyle Medicine to prevent, treat, and manage chronic illnesses.