Michael Galitzer, M.D., Medical Director
Dr. Michael Galitzer is a nationally recognized expert in anti-aging medicine and bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT). He has been featured in many of Suzanne Somers’ books, including the newly released Knockout, a compilation of interviews with doctors who are curing cancer.
Michael Galitzer, M.D. grew up in New York City, and was a graduate of the Bronx High School of Science in 1965. He graduated cum laude from the State University of New York @ Buffalo in 1969, and graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical School in 1973.
He had the good fortune to do a rotating internship at Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles, CA in 1973 and was able to rotate through many medical and surgical sub-specialties. In 1974 he began practicing Emergency Medicine, and in 1982 was among the first 100 doctors in the United States to become board certified in Emergency Medicine. He was a co-director of a Los Angeles hospital Emergency room in 1982.
He practiced ER Medicine for 15 years, but eventually moved into the realm of natural, holistic, energetic, Biological Medicine, including herbs, nutrition, and homeopathy. In 1989-1990 he completed a UCLA course in Medical Acupuncture, and incorporates acupuncture amongst many other treatment modalities.
He has been practicing Longevity Medicine since 1986, including the areas of nutrition, lifestyle, exercise, weight management, heavy metal toxicity, intra-venous orthomolecular medicine, BioIdentical hormones, and the all important area of cell, tissue, and organ regeneration.
He is also an innovator, creating homeopathic and herbal tinctures for health care professionals since 1994. These formulas are marketed by Apex Energetics in Newport Beach, California. These formulas are unique and address several different areas of improving the body physiology:
- Drainage of the liver, kidney, lymph systems – for toxin elimination
- Balancing of the hormonal milieu
- Specific organ regeneration
He has developed a new line of formulas that address the important area of increasing protein synthesis of organs that are exhibiting accelerated aging. These formulas represent an exciting breakthrough for the field of Anti-Aging Medicine.
Dr. Galitzer had been a member of the following organizations:
- The American Association of Medical Acupuncture
- The American Association of Acupuncture and Bio-Energetic Medicine
- The International Oxidative Medical Association
- The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.
He is currently a Board Member of the American College for Advancement in Medicine, a leading organization of physicians in the area of Alternative and Complementary Medicine.
Dr. Galitzer has been lecturing to doctors and other health care professionals for almost 20 years. He has lectured in Italy and Holland in the area of BioEnergetic Medicine. In the United States he has given numerous lectures in Alternative Medicine. In 1997 he addressed the American College for Advancement in Medicine, speaking about Biological Terrain Assessment. In 1998 he addressed the International College of Oxidative Medicine. In May 2005 he lectured to the American College for Advancement in Medicine concerning the BioEnergetic Treatment of Menopause.
Dr. Galitzer's publications include "Re-ignite Your Spark, No Batteries Required", which is a patient's guide to BioEnergetic Medicine. He has written accompanying professional guides to his lines of formulas. He had a research paper published in Explore Magazine in 2002 on increasing mercury excretion using naturally magnetized water. He also had an article published in The Townsend Letter for Doctors in 2003 on the subject of Metabolic Typing. He wrote the chapter on BioIdentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) in "Alternative Medicine, the Definitive Guide," in 2002, which sold 750,000 copies.
Dr. Galitzer wrote the foreword to Suzanne Somers', "Fast and Easy," in 2002, a book about nutrition and health. He was interviewed in Suzanne Somers' N.Y. Times best-selling book, "The Sexy Years", a book about using BioIdentical hormones to improve the health of men and women. The book has sold over 2 million copies, and as a result his offices have been inundated with patients from all over the world wanting this kind of help. He was interviewed in Suzanne's 2005 book, "Slim and Sexy Forever." Additionally, Dr. Galitzer wrote the foreword to, and was interviewed in her most recent best seller, "Ageless."
Dr. Galitzer is the medical director of The American Health Institute, an organization dedicated to education and research in the areas of anti-aging medicine and cancer. The American Health Institute medical office is located in Los Angeles, California.