Steven Lome D.O. – Founder

A passionate cardiologist reversing heart disease with plants

Dr. Steven Lome is a cardiologist practicing at Rush-Copley in Aurora, IL at the time of his founding of PBNM, and focusing on preventing and reversing heart disease with plant-based nutrition and other lifestyle changes.

Dr. Lome is the founder/author of, a free website to teach people the power of plant-based diets and lifestyle changes to prevent and reverse chronic diseases.

Read Dr. Lome’s Forks Over Knives article detailing how he fell into two traps: The Standard American Diet (SAD) and practicing standard western medicine, totally ignoring diet and lifestyle. He successfully lost 100 pounds making many mistakes along the way. He now has a strong commitment to helping others overcome their unhealthy lifestyle habits seeing the power of lifestyle medicine personally and within his family. 

Dr. Lome holds board certifications in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiac CT, Nuclear Cardiology, Echocardiography, Vascular Medicine, he is a registered vascular technologist (R.V.T.) and a registered physician in vascular interpretation (R.P.V.I.).

As a member of the Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine, Dr. Lome has stood alongside Dr. Neal Barnard helping to change legislation and policies to improve nutrition in America. He is the founder of the Plant Based Nutrition Movement and continues to show a never ending passion to fight chronic diseases with plants.

Dr. Lome enjoys running, swimming and his family. His wife, Helen, is a dedicated plant-based family physician and together they have 6 plant-based children.

Follow Dr. Lome on Twitter @SteveLome and Facebook

“How did we get to a place where the companies that profit from our sickness are the ones telling us how to be healthy; where the companies that profit from our food choices are telling us what to eat!”
T. Colin Campbell, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Nutritional Biochemistry at Cornell University
“There are two kinds of Cardiologists: Vegans and those who haven’t read the data” and “I don’t mind dying, I just don’t want it to be my fault.”

Kim Williams, MD
Past President of the American College of Cardiology