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Glenn Rothfeld, M.D., M.Ac.
Special interests In addition to his overall expertise in integrative medicine, Dr. Rothfeld has a particular interest in Chinese medicine, Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture.

Training Family medicine

Medical degree State University of New York at Buffalo

Residency Department of Family Practice, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, Kentucky Clinical fellow, Channing Laboratory, Harvard University School of Medicine, Cambridge, Massachusetts Master of Acupuncture degree (M.Ac.), Traditional Acupuncture Institute, Columbia, Maryland

Other Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston; Former Director, Western Medical Curriculum, New England School of Acupuncture, Watertown, Massachusetts

Dr. Rothfeld served as a Senior Medical Advisor for WholeHealthMD and was the regional medical director of American WholeHealth's Arlington-Cambridge Center outside Boston. He has been at the forefront of integrative and alternative medicine for more than 30 years.

In 1994 Dr. Rothfeld founded Spectrum Medical Arts in Arlington, Massachusetts, and as its medical director he became one of the first doctors in the nation to combine conventional and alternative approaches within a group practice. The practice continues as WholeHealth New England, with offices in Arlington and Plymouth, MA.

In addition to his conventional training in family medicine, Dr. Rothfeld is trained in acupuncture, nutritional medicine and herbal medicine. He continues to teach and conduct research on natural medicine and is the co-author of a number of popular books, including Natural Medicine for Back Pain, Natural Medicine for Heart Disease, Natural Medicine for Arthritis and Natural Medicine for Allergies for Rodale Press; and Ginkgo Biloba for Dell. He is currently working on a book about acupuncture.

He says, "I've always been inspired by the Oath of Maimonides, who was a twelfth-century physician:  Inspire me with love for my art and for thy creatures. In the sufferer let me see only the human being. "

Date Published: 04/13/2005 Return to Top