Our Experts


Our teams of physicians and registered nurses have unrivaled expertise in preventive medicine, integrative medicine and healthy lifestyle change. Their use of advanced diagnostics and exhaustive patient assessment is cutting-edge, and they are uniquely experienced in working with experts in other healing disciplines to design personalized healthy living plans. Our physicians have the time to get to know guests’ health histories and concerns in detail, and to work with them collaboratively, as active participants in their own health care.

Karen Koffler, M.D.

Life Management

The Life Management team of caring licensed therapists has special expertise in helping people achieve their healthy living goals. They are experts in stress management, behavioral change, life transitions, life balance and relationships. They have a battery of innovative tools to help guests achieve insight, better health and greater happiness.

Bradley Kerschensteiner, M.A., L.M.F.T.


Canyon Ranch nutritionists all have either a master’s degree in their field, are registered dietitians, or have both qualifications. They have a profound understanding of the science of nutrition and stay current with new research findings. They have a passion for; helping guests design practical, personalized nutritional strategies for concerns such as healthy weight loss, preventing or managing chronic disease, eating for energy, eating well while on the road and feeding healthy families.

Larisa Alonso, M.S., L.N., R.D.N.