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Dr. Lopez is a consultant to the ...

Posted Sep 28 2008 1:30pm
Dr. Lopez is a consultant to the [ Alternative to Meds Center ] in San Fransisco. His professional experience, organizational memberships, and credentials are quite impressive, as is hisholistic approachto treatment.

From his [ website ]:

Experience Matters

Dr. Joel Lopez, M.D., C.N.S., is a primary care physician, certified nutrition specialist and the former Associate Medical Director at the well known San Francisco Preventive Medical Group.

After completing his residency in Internal Medicine at the Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in 1996, Dr. Lopez continued his medical training; aligning his work with his personal philosophies. He studied with complimentary alternative medical pioneers such as Dr. Gus Prosch, Ayurvedic specialist Dr. Robert Willix, Dr. Chiedu Nchekwube and Dr. Paul Lynn.

“Instead of just relieving patient’s symptoms, I work to determine the root causes of the problem and then develop a treatment protocol accordingly.

I believe the most effective treatment plan involves the whole health of my patients; I investigate not only the physical aspects, but the mental, emotional, environmental, social and spiritual condition as well.”

  Organization Memberships

AMERICAN COLLEGE OF NUTRITION
Established in 1959 to promote scientific endeavor in the field of nutritional sciences.

  • American Naturopathic Medical Association
    Founded in 1981, ANMA is a nonprofit, scientific, educational, organization, dedicated to exploring new frontiers of mind, body, medicine and health. ANMA has a nondiscriminatory policy, with membership open to individuals with Doctor of Naturopathy (N.D.) or Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (N.M.D.), as well as other health care fields. Some of our members hold other medical degrees: M.D., D.O., D.D.S., O.M.D., H.M.D., and D.C. All of our members have a strong commitment to the philosophy, art and science, of natural therapeutics. They subscribe to the motto “Doctor do no harm”.
  • American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine
    The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, Inc. (”A4M”) is a not-for-profit medical society dedicated to the advancement of technology to detect, prevent, and treat aging related disease and to promote research into methods to retard and optimize the human aging process.
  • American College for Advancement in Medicine
    The American College for Advancement in Medicine (ACAM) is a not-for-profit medical society dedicated to educating physicians and other health care professionals on the latest findings and emerging procedures in preventive/nutritional medicine. ACAM’s goals are to improve skills, knowledge and diagnostic procedures as they relate to complementary and alternative medicine; to support research; and to develop awareness of alternative methods of medical treatment.
  • American Holistic Medical Association
    The AHMA was founded in 1978 to unite licensed physicians who practice holistic medicine. AHMA membership is open to licensed medical doctors (MDs) and doctors of osteopathic medicine (DOs) from every specialty, and the medical students studying for those degrees. Associate membership is also open to those health care practitioners certified, registered, or licensed in the state in which they practice.
  • Defeat Autism Now! (DAN!) A Project of the Autism Research Institute
    The Autism Research Institute convened a group of about 30 carefully selected physicians and scientists in Dallas in January, 1995, for the express purpose of sharing information and ideas toward defeating autism as quickly as possible. The participants, from the U.S. and Europe, represent the most advanced thinking by some of the best minds in the autism world. The participants continue to work together toward the goal of finding effective treatments.
  • Integrative Therapeutics
    A leading manufacturer of clinically-validated nutritional supplements to doctors and healthcare practitioners.
  • Orthomolecular Society
    OHM was founded in 1994 to promote orthomolecular health medicine, based on the medical use of nutrients, detoxification from pollutants, and physiological support of healing.

Experience Matters

Dr. Joel Lopez, M.D., C.N.S., is a primary care physician, certified nutrition specialist and the former Associate Medical Director at the well known San Francisco Preventive Medical Group.

After completing his residency in Internal Medicine at the Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in 1996, Dr. Lopez continued his medical training; aligning his work with his personal philosophies. He studied with complimentary alternative medical pioneers such as Dr. Gus Prosch, Ayurvedic specialist Dr. Robert Willix, Dr. Chiedu Nchekwube and Dr. Paul Lynn.

“Instead of just relieving patient’s symptoms, I work to determine the root causes of the problem and then develop a treatment protocol accordingly.

I believe the most effective treatment plan involves the whole health of my patients; I investigate not only the physical aspects, but the mental, emotional, environmental, social and spiritual condition as well.”

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