How This Doctor Is Changing Patients’ Lives, One Cooking Class at a Time

By: JEFF O'HEIR

DR. Robert Graham

Dr. Robert Graham teaches medical residents how to cook nutritious vegetarian dishes for themselves and their patients.

The basil, rosemary, dill, and thyme on Lenox Hill Hospital’s rooftop garden in New York recently sprouted. But the seeds Dr. Robert Graham planted are delivering more than just herbs. Gradually, they’re helping to produce healthier patients and, as unbelievable as it may sound, nutritious hospital food that actually tastes good.

Christi Scofield