A native Clevelander, Dr. Gutman is a graduate of the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He completed his residency at the MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio, and is board-certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Gutman is also a member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine.

His passion for nutrition, psychology, and his understanding of the relationships between food and disease led him to create Cleveland Nutrition. He wanted to use his knowledge to teach patients how to lose excess weight and actually reverse many of their chronic diseases using plant-based nutrition. His teaching and coaching styles help change the mindset of his patients, build their confidence, and empower them to make their lifestyle changes truly last a lifetime.