Skip to main content

Our Experts

At Canyon Ranch, you have the unique opportunity to meet with experts in medicine, exercise physiology, nutrition, life management, spirituality and other wellness specialties – all in one nurturing, stress-free environment.

Our specialists represent the best in innovative and traditional disciplines from around the world. And they work together on your behalf. So, don’t be surprised if physician refers you to a nutritionist or recommends yoga. Here you’re treated as a whole person by an integrative team that puts you first.

Our teams of physicians, registered nurses and specialists have unrivaled expertise in preventive medicine, integrative medicine and healthy lifestyle change. Their use of advanced diagnostics and exhaustive patient assessment is leading-edge, and they are uniquely experienced in working with experts in other healing disciplines to design personalized healthy living plans. Our experts 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.

Stephen Brewer
Stephen Brewer, MD
View Bio

Diane Downing, M.D.
Diane Downing, MD
View Bio

Marta Vergara, LAC
View Bio

Kelly LeGendre
Kelly LeGendre, MAOM
View Bio

Maria DelliVeneri
Maria DelliVeneri, MS, LAT, ATC, OPE C
View Bio

Exercise Physiology

The Canyon Ranch Exercise Physiology team includes some of the most gifted and highly qualified exercise experts anywhere. They have many additional certifications in areas such as Burdenko, aquatic therapy, McKenzie self-treatment and more. They are experts in advanced methods of assessment and training, and can design exercise regimens to fit anyone’s goals, preferences and limitations. They are able to inspire guests to get moving and keep moving.

Mike Siemens, M.S.
Mike Siemens, MS
View Bio

Michael Hewitt, Ph.D.
Michael Hewitt, PHD
View Bio

Eric Alikpala, M.S.
Eric Alikpala, MS
View Bio

Lorey Pro
Lorey Pro, MS
View Bio


Andrew Wolf head shot

Andrew Wolf, MEd, RCEP
View Bio

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.

Amy Hawthorne head shot
Amy Hawthorne, MS, LMFT
View Bio

Karen McIntyre, MSW, LCSW
View Bio 

John Shukwit, M.A., L.P.C.
John Shukwit, MA, LPC
View Bio


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.

Yael Greenblatt
Yael V Greenblatt, MS, RDN
View Bio

Kiely Wilkins

Kiely Wilkins, MS, RDN
View Bio

Jenny Flora, M.S.
Jenny Flora, MS
View Bio

Spiritual Wellness

Our Canyon Ranch spiritual wellness providers use transformative, mindful and sacred practices to enhance this connection – such as spiritual guidance and dialogue, ritual and ceremony, affirmation, spiritual meditation and healing. Our Spiritual Wellness team will draw on Eastern and Western religious and spiritual traditions as needed to ensure the communication of universal wisdom.

Stephanie Ludwig, Ph.D., M.A., M.Div.
Stephanie Ludwig, PHD, MA, MDiv
View Bio


Tryshe Dhevney
Tryshe Dhevney
View Bio



Questions & Reservations

Tucson, AZ
Wellness Resort
call 844-772-8435
Lenox, MA
Wellness Resort
Woodside, CA
Wellness Retreat
Las Vegas, NV
Spa + Fitness

Book Appointment
Gift Cards Give Canyon Ranch

Book with Confidence

Our safety precautions and flexible reservation policies mean stress-free planning for you.