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Kaylan Baban, MD,MPH

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Kaylan Baban MD,MPH Kaylan Baban MD,MPH



  • Chief Wellness Officer at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences | Assistant Professor of Medicine at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences | Director, Lifestyle Medicine Program at GW Medical Faculty Associates
Medical Biography
Clinical Interests
Preventive and lifestyle-oriented care with a focus on empowering patients to reach their own best possible state of health and wellness.
  • Medical School
    • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Residency
    • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai - Preventive Medicine
    • University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics - Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

Kaylan A. Baban, MD MPH is Chief Wellness Officer and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and Director of the Lifestyle Medicine program at the GW Medical Faculty Associates. She is board-certified in Preventive Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine with a focus on holistic care and patient empowerment.

Dr. Baban earned her bachelor’s degree from Columbia University as an I. I. Rabi Science Scholar. She received her MD and MPH from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai as a George James Epidemiology awardee with Distinction in Research. She completed residency and a chief year in Preventive Medicine at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai as a Delta Omega Public Health Honor Society inductee, Harvard Macy Future Academic Clinician Educator, and Mount Sinai Beth Israel Integrative Medicine interdisciplinary fellow.

As a clinician and educator, Dr. Baban believes that a holistic approach personalized to the individual is the key to success, and she enjoys working with her patients and students to find the path right for them.

Dr. Baban’s research and curricular efforts address mindful provision of healthcare and digital health for prevention, patient empowerment, and optimized health outcomes. She currently leads a mixed methods evaluation of individualized lifestyle management for primary and secondary prevention of non-communicable conditions. Dr. Baban is an active member of both the American College of Preventive Medicine and the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, serving as core faculty for the colleges’ joint Lifestyle Medicine Core Curriculum course, and serving as an active member of the ACLM Provider Wellness committee.