ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Since 1979, Larry Altshuler, MD, has practiced medicine as a board-certified internist. Additionally, Dr. Altshuler is an expert in integrative medicine, with extensive training and experience in acupuncture, hypnosis, mind-body medicine, Western and Chinese herbology, and nutrition.  Dr. Altshuler currently serves as Director of Oncology Intake and as an internist and hospitalist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

 

Dr. Altshuler has previously published four other books, including Balanced Healing: Combining Modern Medicine with Safe and Effective Alternative Therapies, which was awarded the USA Book News “Best Book 2004” in the health category. Dr. Altshuler is the author of numerous scientific articles on alternative medicine and acupuncture and conducts research in acupuncture, Chinese herbs and low level energy lasers. He lectures extensively to public and professional groups and frequently appears on both regional and national television and radio programs.

 

EDUCATION

           RESEARCH

Acupuncture/Integrative Medicine

 

Altshuler; Alternative Medicine: What is the Physician's Role? - Oklahoma State Medical Association Journal, May 1999

 

Altshuler, LH, Maher J: Acupuncture: A Physician’s primer, Part 1. Journal of OSMA, August 2002. 95:8

 

Altshuler, LH, Maher J: Acupuncture: A Physician’s primer, Part 2. Journal of OSMA, January 2003. 95:8

 

Valentine B and. Altshuler L. Acupuncture for Oxaliplatin Chemotherapoy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy in Colon Cancer: A Retrospective Case Series. Medical Acupuncture 2015, Nov 3; 27: 216

 

Altshuler, L, et al.

Low Level laser therapy (LLLT) for the treatment of chemoradiation induced oral mucositis. Poster Presentation. Society of Integrative Medicine 2015 Nov.

 

1968-1972

DUKE UNIVERSITY

BA, Psychology and Chemistry

Magna Cum Laude

1972-1976

UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

President, Senior Class

1976-1979

UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE RESIDENCY: Internal Medicine

BOARD CERTIFIED, 1979