Dr Dani Gordon is a double board certified medical doctor and world leading neuro wellness expert specialising in stress & brain resilience, burnout, mental performance and cannabinoid medicine. A natural academic from a young age, she was a Duke University youth scholar, skipped 2 grades in school, scored in the top 0.1% in the medical MCAT exams and became the youngest ever published first author in the Journal of Cutaneous Medicine & Surgery at the age of 23 while still in medical school. After graduating medical school she became one of the youngest physicians to become American Board Certified in Integrative medicine, the newest American sub-specialty of mainstream medicine, focused on the intersection of conventional and natural evidence-based medicine and therapeutics.
In 2013 she became one of the first adopters of video telemedicine & became one of the top telemedicine physicians in western Canada providing care to remote communities. While still keeping up her medical practice, she co-founded and self-funded a tech wellness startup which combined EEG neurofeedback, brain imaging and natural medicine into brain-based wellness programs with a physical retreat centre location in Bali, Indonesia specializing in brain performance, stress & burnout recovery. Whilst developing her brain performance programs, she discovered research for the neuro protective compounds in cannabis and then used topical cannabinoids herself to recover from a severe hand injury with nerve damage.
She became a pioneer in integrative complex chronic disease incorporating cannabis-based medicines in Canada, treating 2500+ patients and specializing in neurological disorders, chronic pain and mental health conditions as well as burnout syndrome. She has spoken internationally on cannabinoid medicine, burnout and brain performance and in mid-2018 she moved to London to train the UK’s first cannabis medicine specialist physicians, helped setup the UK’s first cannabis medicine clinics and co-founded the Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society (MCCS), delivering the MCCS guidelines to 10 Downing street. She has studied meditation, yoga and natural medicine extensively throughout India and south east Asia with traditional teachers, mindbody medicine at Harvard, neurofeedback brain training & EEG brain imaging techniques with top leaders in the field in North America.
She has been a regular writer on productivity for Fast Company magazine and featured in the BBC, Sky News, Forbes, The Telegraph, the Guardian and many others. An experienced public speaker, Dani speaks to diverse audiences includings companies, and academic institutions on how to maximize productivity, energy levels, enhance brain and stress resilience, thrive in modern life under high pressure and live a happier fulfilling life in her Ultra Resilience Blueprint talks and workshops.
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