Dr. Yami Cazorla-Lancaster

Dr. Yami is a board-certified pediatrician, certified health and wellness coach, author and speaker. As a passionate promoter of healthy lifestyles, “Dr. Yami” champions the power of plant-based diets for the prevention of chronic disease.

Dr. Yami is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. She also holds a certificate in plant-based nutrition and is a certified Food for Life Instructor.

In 2013, Dr. Yami founded VeggieFitKids.com to educate families about the importance of making healthy food choices and show them how easy it can be – even with today’s busy schedules. In her podcast, Veggie Doctor Radio, she explores diet and nutrition, healthy habit formation, behavior change and motivation. New episodes are released monthly, featuring leading experts in plant-based nutrition and healthy living.

Dr. Yami’s pediatric micropractice, Nourish Wellness, is located in Yakima, Washington, where she lives with her husband and two sons.



American Board of Pediatrics, Board-certified

American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow

American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Member

T. Colin Campbell Plant Based Nutrition Certification, 2013

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Certified Food for Life Instructor, 2014

Wellcoaches Certified Health and Wellness Coach, 2016

Rouxbe Cooking School Plant-Based Professional Certification Course, 2016

Jack Canfield Success Principles Certified Trainer, 2019


Pediatric Residency – Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

DO, MPH, MS – University of North Texas Health Science Center

BA Psychology – Austin College