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Asha Subramanian, MD, MPH

Family Physician and Lifestyle Medicine Physician

Diya Lifestyle and Wellness

Diet and Lifestyle Educator, Health Coach and cooking instructor

Rockville, MD
Virtual Sessions
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Recent Reviews
5.0 of 5 (11)
Very comprehensive & compassionate doctor. Well trained & attentive staff. Generally sees patients on time.
I decided to make Dr. Subramanian my primary care physician because of her awareness of the healthful benefits of following a vegan diet. Over the many years that I have been a patient of hers I have found her to be consistently professional, caring and competent. I highly recommend her to anyone looking for a top-notch primary care doctor who embraces preventive medicine.
Dr. Subramanian really helped me get back on track with my weight loss. She suggested a vegetarian diet and guided me through how to go about doing this. No other doctor ever has done that for me.
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License, Credentials & Experience

Dr. Asha has been helping people for 18 years
Doctor of Medicine
Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)
MS in Public Health
Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)
Licensed Doctor of Medicine
Maryland Board of Physicians (MBP) , #D0059844
Diplomate ABFM
American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM)
Diplomate ABLM
American Board of Lifestyle Medicine (ABLM)

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Discovery Call
Free Discovery Call to find out more about 1) what you are looking for in a lifestyle medicine expert; 2) what services we provide; and 3) whether we would be a good fit. Happy to discuss any of our services in more detail during the Discovery Call!

Follow-Up Consultation
1 hour virtual meeting to discuss progress on your health improvement plan, any barriers, and next steps. We focus on helping you work through challenges, address your questions, and leave you feeling supported and empowered! Discounted packages available. **We do not accept insurance at this time.**

Initial Consultation
Comprehensive diet and lifestyle consultation and overview, with a focus on personalized, safe, and attainable goals and next steps. We discuss a realistic plan for working through the inevitable challenges and barriers we all face when changing any behaviors! Discounted packages available. **We do not accept insurance at this time.**


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Allergies
Bloating
Brain Health

Practice Locations & Hours

Virtual Appointments
Asha is based in Rockville, MD and offers virtual services to people all over the world
Mon: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thu: 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Learn More About Asha Subramanian, MD, MPH

About me

I enjoy whole food, plant-based cooking; exercise; travel; reading; animal welfare; spending time with my family and rescue dog; volunteering in my young daughter's school, PTA and Girl Scout Troop; co-leading Walk with a Doc Wheaton MD (https://walkwithadoc.org/join-a-walk/locations/wheaton-md/); and learning something new about the world on a daily basis!
For more information please go to:
www.diyalifestyleandwellness.com

**Of note, I do not provide primary care services through Diya Lifestyle and Wellness - but only health coaching and cooking classes. Thank you!**

My Philosophy of Care

After 10+ years of practicing family medicine in various settings, seeing the same patients with the same chronic conditions over and over again in a busy practice without much improvement, I began to question the focus of traditional medicine. After some research, I started learning about lifestyle medicine and how it addresses the root causes of disease - nutrition, exercise, sleep and stress reduction. The more I learned, the more I was hooked and used my knowledge successfully in my patient interactions. I started Diya Lifestyle and Wellness to more easily help individuals and families use evidence-based, scientific information and guidance on diet and lifestyle change to improve their health.

What You Can Expect On Your First Visit

My clients are surprised by the in-depth questions that they are asked both before and during the visit. Most medical professionals have 15 minutes in the office with patients and are not able to get information on the root causes of disease. Diya Lifestyle and Wellness prides itself on getting to know clients in a holistic, comprehensive way.

My Inspiration

Changing habits can be very difficult. However, with the right guide by your side, anything is achievable!


Asha Subramanian Reviews
5.0 of 5 (11)
Dr. Subramanian really helped me get back on track with my weight loss. She suggested a vegetarian diet and guided me through how to go about doing this. No other doctor ever has done that for me.
Very comprehensive & compassionate doctor. Well trained & attentive staff. Generally sees patients on time.
I decided to make Dr. Subramanian my primary care physician because of her awareness of the healthful benefits of following a vegan diet. Over the many years that I have been a patient of hers I have found her to be consistently professional, caring and competent. I highly recommend her to anyone looking for a top-notch primary care doctor who embraces preventive medicine.
I've seen Dr. Subramanian for nearly 10 years, following her from her former practice to her current one. During this time, she's been accessible, empathetic, and knowledgeable - and most importantly, I completely trust her with my health. I've recommended her to colleagues and loved ones without hesitation and will continue to do so.
Dr. Subramanian is brilliant, kind and attentive. She listened to my complex set of issues and addressed everything very well. Some docs will only address one issue per visit but I had two biggies and she was great. And, once the lab results came back, she sent me a message to explain what I should do until my next appointment. She delivered cutting edge medicine with an old-fashioned level of care and attention.
Dr. Subramanian is a breath of fresh air. She is a good listener and you'll never have to worry about her questioning a vegan diet. She has a kind and compassionate demeanor and is genuinely interested in your long-term health and helping you problem solve any health concerns that may surface. I have recommended Dr. Subramanian to many and I recommend her to anyone looking for a kind, compassionate, knowledgable, and thorough physician.
I have been a patient of Dr. Subramanian ever since my original primary care doc retired. Dr. S is thorough and she listens intently. Most of all she has helped me address some very long standing obesity issues that have literally given me back my life. I'm off all px meds, my energy is back, and my friends tell me I look 20 years younger. I sure feel 20 years younger. And while I did the work, she was absolutely the guiding force throughout these past two years that have led to a huge improvement in my health and quality of life.
I've been a patient of Dr. Subramanian's for many years and I highly recommend her. She is knowledgeable, friendly, and very responsive to my health care needs.
I have found the perfect medical guide. I deal with chronic asthma, spine stenosis with nerve damage and weight issues. The older I get, the more doctors and specialists I seem to accumulate, not to mention all the medications and treatment plans. I was overwhelmed, frustrated with my weight and the myriad of medications. Dr. Asha Subramanian has helped me embark on a new journey. I see her as my medical guide, because she understands what all my doctors are telling me and what direction to point me in to improve my quality of life. My life has improved! I am taking less medications, I am more active, and I am in less pain. I feel so privileged to be working with Dr. Asha and benefit from her compassion and wealth of knowledge. Thank you Dr. Asha!
Dr. Subramanian is brilliant, attentive, dedicated. She addressed immediately/effectively a serious challenge others had overlooked.
Dr. Asha Subramanian is a highly skilled, dedicated, compassionate team leader. She is loved and respected by her patients and she is dedicated to the holistic care of patients & staff alike. Dr. Subramanian dedicated a lot of time to ensure her patients get one on one education to ensure they understand their current health status. She works collaboratively with them to make health goals and to get those goals executed. She goes above and beyond all the time in the clinic and always makes sure everyone is taken care of. In her spare time, she works with Walk with a Doc program; serving those in her local community. She is an invaluable resource anywhere she is.





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