Medical Advisors

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Medical Advisors

Dr. Gerard Farris, M.D., FACEP, ABAAR

Dr. Gerard Farris currently serves as Medical Director for On Point Medicine PLLC, where he practices Integrative and Functional Medicine. Currently, his clinical interest is the medical application of cannabinoids. He has presented at the A4M World Congress and has provided educational webinars for Cyto CBD and Sana Botanicals. He also serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Endocannabinoid Medicine.

He is a Board Certified Emergency Medicine Physician and a Fellow of American College of Physicians. He has also worked as an advisor/researcher for Appalachian State Human Performance lab at the North Carolina Research Center in Kannapolis. Practicing Emergency Medicine for over 24 years, his interest in age management, nutrition and weight loss led him to the field of Functional and Integrative Medicine. 

Dr. Farris has served as a physician for Team USA and focuses Functional Medicine training on making a positive impact and treating the root cause of the diseases impacting so many people today. Dr. Farris is a graduate of the Louisiana State University School of Medicine and completed his Residency in Emergency Medicine at LSU. 

Michael Neely, M.D.

Dr. Michael Neely currently directs the University of Southern California (USC) Laboratory of Applied Pharmacokinetics, which has been at the forefront of nonparametric population pharmacokinetic modeling techniques and dose optimization for individual patients for over 35 years.

He is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Clinical Scholar at USC and at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. His research and clinical interests are in pediatric clinical pharmacometrics, including population pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic modeling, pharmacogenomics, simulation, and most importantly, use of models to optimize therapy for individual patients. He has a Master of Science degree in Clinical and Biomedical Investigations from USC, with a focus on applied Bayesian approaches to clinical trial design and pharmacokinetic modeling.

Dr. Neely is a member of the FDA Anti-­infective Drug Advisory Committee and board certified in pediatrics, pediatric infectious diseases and a Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacology. He completed a four-year NIH career development award, and is the Principle Investigator for two R01 awards from the NIH totaling over 6 million dollars over 5 years to develop and apply pharmacometric techniques to anti-infective therapy in populations and individual patients.

Dr. Neil Ghodadra, M.D.

Dr. Neil Ghodadra is well known for his orthopedic surgical skill and focuses his orthopedic practice on minimally invasive, arthroscopic surgery of the knee, shoulder, elbow, and hip. He  has served as a team physician for the Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox and several semi-professional, university and high school teams. 

Dr. Ghodadra’s work has been presented at more than 70 conferences throughout the world, including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons where he won the award for best Scientific Exhibit for his work in shoulder instability in athletes.

Dr. Ghodadra graduated Magna Cum Laude from Duke University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. While at Duke, he won several prestigious scholarships recognizing him for his academic achievements. He attended Duke Medical School where he graduated as one of the top students in his class, winning the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) honor for best thesis presentation.

Dr. Gary Brazina

Dr. Gary Brazina is an orthopedic surgeon in Los Angeles, California and is affiliated with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine. 

Dr. Brazina specializes in arthroscopic surgery, sports medicine, and industrial medicine.  He uses minimally invasive techniques for faster recovery and a quicker return to work and sports.  He is a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, the Arthroscopy Board of North America, and the American College of Surgeons. He also serves as an Agreed Medical Examiner. Dr. Brazina has treated some of the world’s top amateur and professional athletes.