The American Medicine Today radio and television programs feature interviews with leaders in research, biomedicine, medical technology and health sciences. Additionally, the programs explorethe role the government plays in the healthcare industry, and offers commentary on the negative impacts of politics on citizens’ health. American Medicine Today is produced by The Bonati Spine Institute, the world leader in advanced spine surgery, and features stories of patient success as well as commentary on spine health and political matters by Bonati Spine Institute founder and orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Alfred O. Bonati. The AMT television show airs nationally on Bloomberg Business Network Saturday and Sunday (check cable guide for times). Additionally, the American Medicine Today radio program is available 24/7 on iHeart Radio. Search they keyword “Bonati.”
Dr. Alfred O. Bonati, Host/Founder, “The Bonati Spine Institute”
Dr. Bonati has more than 30 years experience in Orthopaedic surgery. Revolutionary in his field, Dr. Bonati created, perfected and patented the advanced spine surgery known as “The Bonati Spine Procedures.” Based on his research, the Bonati Spine Institute was the first ambulatory surgery center to gain FDA approval for the use of a laser in spine surgery.
Kimberly Bermel, Host/Senior Executive Producer
Kimberly’s background includes on-air positions in radio and television in Tampa, FL and Las Vegas. She’s also been an instructor at The Connecticut School of Broadcasting. Additionally, Kimberly previously worked in marketing positions at Yucaipa a multi-billion dollar private investment firm, and Biz-Tech, a career center, before joining the Bonati Spine Institute as the Senior Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Communications. Kimberly produces and hosts American Medicine Today Radio and American Medicine Today TV, and also produces advertising for Bonati Spine Institute. Outside of the studio and office, Kimberly is a Mom to a beautiful daughter, Isabella.
Ethan Youker, Host/Executive Producer
Ethan attended The New School of Radio & Television in Albany, NY where he majored in Radio Broadcasting. He went on to work in the Rock Radio format as Host, Co-Host and Executive Producer at several stations, including: WPYX & WHRL Albany, NY; WXTB Tampa and WJRR Orlando. Ethan transitioned into the News Talk format, working as the Assistant Program Director for 970 WFLA in Tampa for several years. He later worked in NYC as a Booking Producer for a nightly news television program on The Blaze Network. Ethan joined “American Medicine Today” full-time in June of 2014 as the co-host and booking producer. He enjoys riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle and spending time with his wife of 10 years, Gina and their three pets. They reside in the historic Ybor City section of Tampa, FL.