AnabolicMen.com is an evidence-based hormone optimization & men's health resource.
Our goal is to provide our readers with fact-checked, evidence-based, effective, and safe information to improve hormonal health through lifestyle changes, nutrition optimization, and supplementation.
All of our articles are authored by our founder and men's health author, Ali Kuoppala, and carefully reviewed by an expert team of board-certified medical professionals from doctors to RDs.
AnabolicMen.Com's medical reviewers ensure that our articles are always evidence-based, scientifically sound, safe, and fact-checked.
Along with extensive experience in a variety of medical specialties, they bring added perspective due to their backgrounds in clinical practice, research, and patient advocacy.
Meet the Team
Ali is the founder and lead editor of Anabolic Men.
He has been writing about men's health and hormones from 2013, which is the time he launched this site, now a prime resource with millions of page views.
Ali has also authored and co-authored multiple men's health books which can be found on Amazon or through our course selection.
Dr. Bengebara Omar
Bengebara Omar (Dr. Ben) is the Senior Medical Director of www.anabolicmen.com
As a Doctor working in the ER, he offers us unique expertise in health-related subjects. His experience as an emergency doctor provides a different view of the medical field, as he shares his goals, vision, and the challenges he faces while treating, operating or advising his patients.
He writes or reviews the articles of www.anabolicmen.com/, ensuring their accuracy and relevancy along with other collaborators.
Besides being board-certified Emergency Doctor, his very atypical work environment and the wide range and types of patients he consults every day allows him to do what he loves. He shares his passion for medicine with us both medically (physiological and pathological phenomenon) as well as psychologically and socially, as the management of stress, emotions and the relationship with patients and with their family is very delicate in emergencies.
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Dr. Stefano Pizzo
Dr. Stefano Pizzo is a general practitioner
He graduated from Universidad de Oriente (UDO), Barcelona, Venezuela.
In his last year as a Medical student, he lent his services in the Departments of Gynecology and Obstetrics, General Surgery, Traumatology, Internal Medicine, and Pediatrics at the "Luis Ortega" Central Hospital in Nueva Esparta State, doing assistance work in its Emergency and Hospitalization areas.
Since then, he became a trained expert in Neural Therapy and he occupies the majority of his time writing valid and certified medical and scientific articles, especially in the Anti-Aging and Alternative Medicine fields.
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Gerardo Sison, PharmD
Gerardo Sison is a registered pharmacist with experience in a variety of healthcare practice settings.
He has worked and volunteered in both hospital and community pharmacies where patient safety was a priority. He enjoys finding the latest trends in drug discoveries and educating patients about their medications.
Gerardo earned his Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences with a focus in chemistry. He then went on to graduate cum laude from the University of Florida where he earned a Doctorate of Pharmacy. Currently, he splits his time between consulting work, medical writing, and research.
Gerardo also has a particular interest in herbal and dietary supplements. He has accrued many hours of one-on-one patient counseling concerning the effects of natural medicines and potential interactions in retail pharmacy environments. He strongly supports an active patient relationship that revolves around collaboration with other interdisciplinary teams, including physicians, therapists, and dieticians.
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Dr. Vlad Belghiru
Dr. Belghiru Vlad’s interest in science was amplified during his teenage years, attending one of the most prestigious high schools in Romania, Colegiul National Carol I.
It was the school’s mathematical program which developed his keen eye for details and the sense of logic and correlations between facts and outcomes. He then attended and graduated the University of Medicine and Pharmacy from the city of Craiova and is now a Medical Doctor. He will take the national residency exam in November and will decide on which medical specialty he will choose.
His strong points and skills have been acquired throughout the years. His experience is the sum of the hours of hard work and dedication he has put in. Thousands of patients, tens of exams, countless clinic and surgical hours, exceptional tutors, national and international Congresses as an active participant have formed him and have fueled his passion.
Besides having a strong medical background, Belghiru Vlad has also taken great interest in the Faculty’s Non Governmental Organization, developing his abilities to manage time, to speak in public and to form and lead a team.