About the Author
Dr. Datis Kharrazian is considered one of the leading experts in non-pharmaceutical applications to chronic illnesses, autoimmune disorders, and complex neurological disorders. Patients from all over the world fly into his practice located in San Diego, California to understand his perspective regarding their condition and to apply natural medicine alternatives to help them improve their quality of life. Dr. Kharrazian has become the referral source for many doctors nationally and internationally when their cases becomes too complex to evaluate and diagnose.
Dr. Kharrazian is one of the most sought after educators in natural medicine, laboratory analysis, and nutrition. His seminar schedule is booked two years in advance. He lectures both nationally and internationally at various medical and scientific conferences worldwide. He conducts more than 80 professional and scientific presentations a year in addition to giving radio and television interviews. He is also scheduled to appear in upcoming movie documentaries. Dr. Kharrazian has personally trained several thousand health care professionals and currently has educated a group of more than a dozen exceptional doctors to lecture nationally in order to meet the demands for education in his patient management model.
Dr. Kharrazian’s first book, Why Do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms When My Lab Tests Are Normal? quickly became the best-selling thyroid book. It has been listed as the number-one selling thyroid book on Amazon since its release in October of 2009. His book created an international explosion of interest from his detailed review of the scientific literature regarding thyroid disease and his clinical model of patient management. Thousands of positive testimonials have been received globally from the model he created.
Dr. Kharrazian has published numerous professional papers, post-graduate course manuals, and professional journal articles about functional medicine, nutrition, laboratory analysis, and case studies. He has also recorded more than 30 educational audio CDs that cover the latest research and clinical applications related to the topics of autoimmunity, hormone imbalances, and neurological disorders. Dr. Kharrazian is on the editorial board of the Journal of Functional Neurology.
Dr. Kharrazian earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of the State of New York with honors and his Doctor of Chiropractic degree graduating with honors from Southern California University of Health Sciences, where he was distinguished with the Mindlin Honors at Entrance Award, the Dean’s List, and the Delta Sigma Award for Academic Excellence. He has earned a Master of Science degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport, a Master of Neurological Sciences from the Carrick Institute of Graduate Studies, and a Doctor of Health Science from Nova Southeastern University. He is currently completing his Ph.D. in health sciences with doctoral research in immunology at Nova Southeastern University.
Dr. Kharrazian has completed many postgraduate specialty programs and has been board certified in numerous specialties that include Diplomate of the Board of Nutrition Specialists, Diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Nutrition, Diplomate of the Chiropractic Board of Clinical Nutrition, Diplomate of the American Board of Chiropractic Neurology, and Diplomate of the International Board of Applied Kinesiology.
His contributions and devotions to clinical practice and educations have earned him several fellowships including Fellow of the American Board of Vestibular Rehabilitation, Fellow of the American Academy of Chiropractic Physicians, Fellow of the International Academy of Functional Neurology and Rehabilitation, and Fellow of the American College of Functional Neurology.
Dr. Kharrazian has been a consultant to several nutritional companies and has formulated more than 60 nutritional products, including topical creams, protein powders, liquid supplements, sublingual hormones, and sublingual nutrients. His formulations are used by thousands of health care professionals nationally for various health disorders.
Dr. Kharrazian was recently recognized by his peers and awarded the Clinician Trailblazer award at the 2010 Annual Conference of Functional Neurology. This award was given to him in recognition for his cutting edge research and for defining the future of clinical practice.
Several institutes and universities have asked Dr. Kharrazian to develop advanced academic programs for graduate and post-graduate programs outlining the latest information in natural approaches to various medical disorders. He is currently teaching postgraduate courses sponsored by the University of Bridgeport and is an associate professor of clinical neurology for the Carrick Institute.