Russell H. Greenfield, M.D. is Sr. Physician Consultant for the Office of Patient Centered Care and Cultural Transformation for the Veterans Health Administration and maintains a private consultative Integrative Medicine practice. He previously served as Sr. Director of Employee Whole Health for Whole Health Institute (WHI) where he was responsible for developing corporate partnerships and implementing programs in support of employee health and well-being.

Immediately prior to joining WHI he was Physician Executive and medical director of Integrative Medicine for Novant Health, with headquarters in Charlotte and Winston-Salem, N.C. Dr. Greenfield completed residency training in Emergency Medicine at Harbor/UCLA Medical Center as well as Chief Resident Fellowship at the same institution. After moving to Charlotte, he became involved in the Emergency Medicine residency program at Carolinas Medical Center and was honored as the inaugural recipient of the Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching. He was one of the first four physicians to graduate from the Fellowship in Integrative Medicine at The University of Arizona College of Medicine in 1999. He is Board Certified in both Emergency Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine.

Dr. Greenfield was founding medical director of Carolinas Integrative Health, a freestanding center owned and operated by Carolinas HealthCare System (now Atrium Health), and a consultant in the development of U.S. national model guidelines for the use of complementary and alternative therapies. He has directed Integrative Medicine initiatives for additional academic and community organizations including Levine Cancer Institute, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Novant Health Weisiger Cancer Institute, and Harris Teeter supermarkets. He is co-author of Healthy Child, Whole Child, named “Best Parenting Guide 2001” by the editors at, and editor of Dr. Andrew Weil’s book, Mind Over Meds (2017). Dr. Greenfield was also a consultant with the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA).