Our Medical Advisory Board is made up of Longeviti Health-affiliated Physicians whose unique perspectives and expertise inform the strategic direction and success of the company.
Learn more about our Medical Advisory Board Members and their unique backgrounds and experience.
New York, New York
Peter J. Bruno, MD has practiced medicine in Manhattan for the past 30 years. He received his medical degree from Hahnemann University, Philadelphia in 1975 and completed his internship and residency at Lenox Hill Hospital. In 1979, Dr. Bruno received the Upjohn Award for Academic Excellence. He was also honored with the Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Contributions by the Eye Bank for Sight Restoration
Dr. Bruno has been in private practice since 1979 and is an attending physician at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. He is the Chief Medical Advisor and Medical Director for Longeviti Health as well as Medical Director for the Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital. Dr. Bruno was the internist for the New York Knickerbockers, the New York Yankees, the New York Liberty, the New York Rangers, the New York Citihawks, and the New York Hitmen. He has also served as the advising internist on medical aspects for the NBA. Dr. Bruno is also the Sports Medicine Consultant for The Sporting Life and The Golfer magazines. Dr. Bruno has appeared on Good Morning America, Good Day New York, CBS This Morning, Nightline and ABS World News.
Dr. Bruno is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and has served on their Board of Trustees. Dr. Bruno has been published in respected medical journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine. He has written chapters in the Team Physician Handbook, the Spiral Manual of Sports Medicine and is the co-editor of the textbook, Sports Medicine: Primary Care and Rehabilitation.
Florham Park, New Jersey
Roger DiRuggiero, MD, is Medical Director of Omni-Med, and has been practicing in the Florham Park community for over 30 years. Dr. DiRuggiero received his training at Columbia University-affiliated programs through residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Morristown Medical Center.
A strong advocate for personalized care, Dr. DiRuggiero has structured his practice so that he can assist his patients in proactively managing risk factors for illness while focusing on overall health, wellness, and disease prevention.
Dr. DiRuggiero’s special interest in cosmetic medicine also lead to the formation of his cosmetic practice: Laser Skin Aesthetics. Laser Skin Aesthetics was established in response to a growing general awareness of the rapidly expanding capabilities of Laser Light. He also speaks fluent Italian for Italian-speaking patients.
His patients, many of whom have been with him for more than 20 years, regularly remark that he is courteous, compassionate, and professional and that he endeavors to always keep his patients healthy, happy, and confident with respect to their care.
East Brunswick, New Jersey
Dr. Inga Friedman has been providing cutting-edge internal medicine and primary care services in the local community for over 25 years. She has recieved countless awards and accreditations for the quality of her care from institutions such as Harvard Medical School, the American College of Physicians, and the American Society of Neurology.
Dr. Friedman initially graduated Magna Cuma Laude and received her MD degree from Leningrad Medical School in Russia. Subsequently she completed her internship in Internal Medicine at the Veteran Administration Hospital in Leningrad. Additionally, she completed her US internship and residency at the highly prestigious La-Guardia Teaching Hospital in affiliation with Cornell University and she currently maintains admitting privileges at Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center.
Dr. Friedman focuses on providing compassionate care for her patients, many of whom she has treated for the past 2+ decades. Her focus is on wellness and preventative health care while continuing to offer effective and efficient care when illness happens.
Dr. James K. Hoffman received his Bachelor of Science in Biology, Cum Laude and his Medical Degree from University of California at Irvine. He completed his Family Practice Residency at Natividad Medical Center. Dr. Hoffman founded Salinas Family Practice in 1980. He was an attending physician at Natividad Medical Center. (Click to view COMPLETE CURRICULUM VITAE)
Dr. Cindy Katanick was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan and spent much of her youth watching the TV series, Marcus Welby, MD. In point of fact, it was watching this show from such a young age that motivated her to become a doctor in the first place. Dr. Katanick has been practicing medicine for over 33 years (what? I’m only 29!) and has been practicing in Plantation, Florida for the past 8 years as part of AssociatesMD Medical Group.
Dr. Katanick received her undergraduate degree from Michigan State University and received her medical degree from the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences in Des Moines, Iowa. Dr. Katanick completed her internship at the Oakland General Hospital in Madison Heights, Michigan and finally settled in Florida while performing her Family Practice residency at Southeastern Medical Center in North Miami Beach.
Her patients regularly comment on her honesty, spirited personality, and her steadfast dedication towards keeping all of her patients healthy, happy, and confident.
Dr. Sheree Lipkis is medical director of Sheree B. Lipkis MD, SC where she has practiced for the last 25 years. Prior to that, she was medical director of a large health care company, overseeing the hiring and direction of 70 physicians in 23 offices. Her journey towards becoming a physician first began in college after a summer opportunity at St. Jude Children’s Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.
Dr. Lipkis is board-certified in Internal Medicine and received her MD degree from Northwestern Medical School. She completed both her internship and residency at Northwestern Medical Hospital in Chicago as well.
She is currently on sta at North Shore University Health Care System, which is an affiliate of the University of Chicago Hospital.
She focuses on compassionate care for her patients, many of whom she has treated for the last 30 years. Her focus is wellness and preventative health care while offering effective and efficient care when illness happens.
Dr. Frank Tortorice is a Board Certified Primary Care Physician who has been practicing Internal Medicine in the state of California in the Bay Area for the past 20 years.
Originally born and raised in California, Dr. Tortorice graduated the University of Rome, School of Medicine and followed up with postgraduate studies at the Western Reserve Care System in Youngstown, Ohio. He is a Diplomate of both the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Pediatrics. His many awards and honors include the Physician of the Year Excellence Award given by the California State Assembly.
A strong advocate for personalized care, Dr. Tortorice has structured his practice so that he can assist his patients in proactively managing risk factors for illness while focusing on overall health, wellness, and disease prevention.
He is particularly interested in treating Type II Diabetes and other health care issues resulting from Obesity, but works with all kinds of patients.
With vast experience in Diabetology and Functional Medicine, Dr. Tortorice is also a frequent guest speaker and lecturer as well as the creator of a variety of diagnostic tools related to Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome.
His patients, many of whom have been with him for 20 years, regularly remark that he is courteous, compassionate, and professional and that he endeavors to always keep his patients healthy, happy, and confident with respect to their care.
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