Dr. Cynthia Shelby-Lane, MD is a board certified anti-aging, functional and metabolic medicine specialist, emergency physician, comedienne and talk show host who believes “laughter is good medicine”. Dr. Shelby-Lane has been seen and heard on local, state and national television and radio talk shows, educating Americans on a variety of medical issues. She completed her fellowship in Functional and Metabolic Medicine and she is currently completing her master's degree at the University of South Florida. She is also an oral board examiner for the American Board of Anti-Aging and Functional Medicine, helping to certify qualified anti-aging specialists worldwide.
She has her own private practice in Anti-Aging & Longevity medicine, which incorporates alternative and complementary treatment modalities. Her practice addresses bio-identical hormone replacement therapy, cardiovascular and diabetic concerns, weight loss, chronic fatigue, anti-aging assessments via consultation, both online and in the office, detoxification, and co-cancer management. She also provides consultations via a comprehensive online functional medicine questionnaire helping to guide a person to the best health decisions and follow up.
Shelby-Lane is also a professional health coach, helping people to change their health outcome through a model for change, motivation and accountability.
Shelby Lane MD is currently the producer and host of a health teleseries called Conversations with Dr. Shelby-Lane, interviewing the best health experts on the planet.
ON ONE HAND, Dr. Shelby-Lane is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor. ON THE OTHER HAND, she is also a graduate of The Second City Comedy School in Chicago, successfully combining a career in medicine and comedy: "DOCTOR BY DAY, COMEDIAN BY NIGHT". She is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Community Medicine at Wayne State University, the Medical Director of the Laugh Factory because she believes, “Laughter is Good Medicine”, laughing out loud and living longer!