Dr. Malika B. Gooden, DC, MPH

Dr. Malika B. Gooden, DC, MPH, is not just a healthcare provider; she’s a dynamic force for transformative wellness. Hailing from the vibrant Tidewater area of Virginia, Dr. Gooden’s journey has been marked by excellence from her International Baccalaureate days at Hampton High School to her impressive array of advanced degrees in Science, Public Health Policy, and Chiropractic Medicine. With honors and accolades in her academic arsenal, she’s become a highly respected figure in the field of Integrative Medicine.

Dr. Gooden’s mission is clear: health restoration and optimization through the powerful combination of corrective chiropractic care, soft tissue therapy, and cutting-edge physiotherapeutic modalities. Her expertise spans a wide range of techniques and non-invasive approaches to address common health conditions and personal injuries. Patients love her comprehensive and compassionate approach, where her warm, authentic, and caring demeanor creates an elevated and transformative healthcare experience.

Leaving her private practice behind, Dr. Gooden is thrilled to join the AmeriWell team, guided by the visionary leadership of esteemed CEO, Dr. Ali Ramezan. She’s deeply committed to providing accessible, inclusive, and patient-centered care, and equally passionate about educating the masses on the profound benefits of Chiropractic and sustainable wellness. As a blog contributor for “Psychology Today,” she’s shedding light on integrative, complementary, and alternative medicine, helping readers understand viable healthcare options and the path to an enhanced quality of life.

A Salutatorian and magna cum laude graduate, Dr. Gooden earned her Doctorate in Chiropractic (DC) at Life University College of Chiropractic, with the Harvey Lillard Award under her belt. Her Master’s degree in Public Health Policy (MPH) from the University of Michigan and her Bachelor of Science (BS) degree from Howard University further showcase her commitment to excellence.

Beyond her impressive career, Dr. Gooden’s heart belongs to her beautiful daughter, and her soul is connected to her Caribbean roots in Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago, and Guyana South America. She rejuvenates on “Island time” during Holidays and delights in cooking delicious pescatarian and vegetarian dishes, interior design, music, movies, and exploring new places and cultures.

Dr. Gooden’s energizing quote: “Wellness is a journey, not a destination. Let’s make it an incredible one, together.”

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