Dr Wittenberg grew up in the vibrant but frosty city of Chicago, Illinois. She moved east to receive her B.A. in Biology from Lehigh University in Pennsylvania. She then attended Drexel University in Philadelphia for her Master's Degree in Public Health and her Medical Degree. She and her husband, an Emergency Medicine doctor, then migrated to the warmth of Southern California for residency training. She is a graduate of the Long Beach Memorial Family Medicine Program, and is Board-certified in Family Medicine.
After being in private practice for many years, Dr. Wittenberg pursued additional training in holistic and integrative medicine. She is Board-certified by the American Academy of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine, and completed a Fellowship in Metabolic and Nutrition Medicine through the Metabolic Medical Institute. She is passionate about helping people discover their underlying imbalances, and coaching them back to wellness. Her medical interests include bioidentical hormone therapy, weight loss, adrenal health, mood disorders, detoxification, and gut health.
Dr. Wittenberg also has experience as an Online Health Expert for eHow and a writer for Livestrong. She is a contributor to "The MommyMD Guide to Losing Weight and Feeling Great," and a blogger for Poshbrood, a family luxury travel site.
In her spare time, Dr. Wittenberg enjoys spending time with her family, reading, running, fitness classes, playing tennis, and snowboarding.