Anthony L. Komaroff, MD, a Sharecare expert, is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Stanford University, Alpha Omega Alpha graduate of the University of Washington School of Medicine, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. He is the Simcox-Clifford-Higby Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and former Director of the Division of General Medicine in the Department of Medicine and a Senior Physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA. Dr. Komaroff is a practicing physician, who also teaches and conducts research at Harvard Medical School. He is the Founding Editor of Journal Watch, a publication that keeps doctors abreast of how the latest medical research affects medical practice. Since 1997, he has served as Editor in Chief of the Harvard Health Publications Division of Harvard Medical School which publishes health information for the general public. Dr. Komaroff’s answers on this site are based on the judgments of many different faculty experts on the topics being discussed.