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House Plants and Candle


Your experts in medical cannabis & holistic wellness



Dr. Carrie Hempel graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2002. As an Osteopathic Physician, she has embraced a holistic approach to patient care, providing loving attention to the relationship between mind, body, and spirit. For the past 12 years she has received specialist training, Board Certification, and expertise in multiple specialties including Internal Medicine, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, and Hospice & Palliative Medicine, along with other Integrative modalities. 

Her passion and commitment to the expansion of patient access and education, evidence based practice, and advancement of Cannabis Medicine as a specialty are what inspired her current clinical practice in the Baltimore, Maryland area, where she practices with partner and Holistic Pharmacist Brian Sanderoff, PD.


 Dr. Hempel was recently appointed as an Adjunct Faculty Instructor for the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy's groundbreaking Masters in Medical Cannabis Science and Therapeutics Program, the first of its kind in the nation. Dr. Hempel and her practice are on the forefront of establishing the highest quality, evidence based Cannabis care available.


Brian Sanderoff, PD, is a holistic pharmacist that is a principle (along with his wife, Dr. Carrie Hempel) at Hempel Sanderoff Wellness, a practice dedicated to counseling patients on the therapeutic use of cannabis, herbal supplements and nutraceuticals – as well as conducting medical cannabis certifications for the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission.
Brian is a 1984 graduate of the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, has taught classes at his Alma Mater and Johns Hopkins University (Odyssey Program), hosted and produced a radio show for more than 20 years, and has owned and operated various wellness centers and holistic pharmacies in the Baltimore community.

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For 3 years, Brian served as General Manager and Clinical Director of the Curio Wellness Center and Medical Cannabis Dispensary, in Timonium, MD. He sees the proper use of Medical Cannabis along with high quality supplements and neutraceuticals as a very powerful tool in the arsenal available to help people find wellness and manage symptoms of a wide variety of chronic illnesses, both as a complementary and/or alternative approach to traditional care and prescription medications.

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