Today, my interview is with Dr. Frank Lipman. Dr. Lipman received his initial medical training in South Africa, getting his degree in 1979 and emigrating to the United States in 1984. He became board-certified in internal medicine after serving as Chief Medical Resident in his final year of residency at Lincoln Hospital in New York City. Becoming more and more aware of both the strengths and the weaknesses of his training, he began to study acupuncture, Chinese medicine, functional medicine, nutrition, herbal medicine, biofeedback, meditation and yoga. Over time, he became aware of the polarization between western modalities and other healing philosophies, and how this merely negated positive attributes of both. He saw that true healing lay in a blend between the two. He now practices his unique blend of what he calls “Good Medicine”, combining all the systems in which he has trained.
A New York Times bestselling author, Dr. Lipman has written 4 books, and today we discuss his latest work, 10 Reasons You Feel Old and Get Fat.
There’s a lot of great information in this interview, so sit back and enjoy!