Dr. Joseph Feuerstein, MD., also known as Dr. Joe, is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Columbia University. He serves as the Director of Integrative Medicine at Stamford Hospital in Connecticut, and has seen over 35,000 patients in the last twelve years in his consultation practice, using ONLY natural approaches instead of pharmaceuticals to treat a myriad of serious, chronic medical conditions. Dr. Joe is a multiple award-winning and extensively published medical researcher in the field of botanicals and nutrition. He is also certified in medical acupuncture, clinical hypnosis, and holds a homeopathic physician license from the state of Connecticut.
Dr. Joe was born in England and studied medicine at the University of London and Business Management at Cambridge University. He completed a rotating internship in general and trauma surgery at the Tel Aviv University Tel Hashomer Teaching Hospital, and moved to the U.S. 18 years ago. He completed an internship and residency in family medicine at the Columbia University/Stamford Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program where he served as Chief Resident in his final year. He then spent two years studying with Dr. Andrew Weil as part of his fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona’s School of Medicine.
As Director of Integrative Medicine at Stamford Hospital, Dr. Joe runs a consultation service using nutrition, hypnosis, acupuncture, botanicals, and stress management to help treat chronic medical problems. He also works as a Medical Teaching Attending Doctor at Greenwich Hospital and is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Columbia University in New York City.
For the last seven years, he has produced a weekly vlog called The MD Minute, which has had up to 50,000 post views on YouTube and Facebook. Dr. Joe is also the author of Dr. Joe’s Man Diet (Page Street/Macmillan,2016).