Tom Rifai, MD, FACP

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Tom Rifai

Founder & CEO

Reality Meets Science Inc.

Dr. Tom Rifai is Founder and CEO of Reality Meets Science Inc. (dba FlexMD), a digital health company focused on therapeutic lifestyle support.

Additionally, Dr. Rifai is Medical & Wellness Director for Magna International, a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, a past president of the National Board of Physician Nutrition Specialists, and a Diplomate of both the American Board of Internal Medicine and American Board of Lifestyle Medicine.

Dr. Rifai accumulated over 20,000 hours of clinical and leadership experience directing and designing multidisciplinary intensive lifestyle intervention programs – always in partnerships with RDNs, including at the Henry Ford Health System, where his 5 Keys Lifestyle Change (aka The Flex5) is the standard system wide for Henry Ford’s metabolic health programs.

A highly respected public and motivational speaker, Dr. Rifai is a board of director member of the True Health Initiative and a cohost for True Health Revealed, which he cohosts with award-winning dietitian, Kathleen Zelman.

Dr Rifai has been an invited speaker to the Harvard Institute of Lifestyle Medicine, National Institutes of Health and appeared in multiple media outlets including CNN, FOX, Glamour and Insider.


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