Dr. Datis Kharrazian serves as an associate clinical professor for the Department of Preventive Medicine at Loma Linda University School of Medicine and is an adjunct professor at the National University of Health Sciences and Bastyr University.
Dr. Kharrazian is a faculty member of the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM), for which he helps develop programs. IFM provides doctors with continuing medical education credits required for physician re-licensure and is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
Dr. Kharrazian has been a leading educator in functional medicine and nutrition and has personally trained several thousand health care providers in post-graduate seminars during the last 15 years. These seminars are approved by the post-graduate department at the University of Bridgeport. He also speaks at numerous national and international medical symposiums every year.
He is currently a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition, a Diplomate of the Board of Nutrition Specialists, and a Diplomate of the American Clinical Board of Nutrition. He earned a Master of Science in Human Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport, a Doctor of Health Science from Nova Southeastern University, a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Southern California University of Health Sciences, and he is currently completing his Ph.D. degree at Nova Southeastern University with doctoral research in autoimmunity and immunology.
Dr. Kharrazian is also currently in a post-doctorate clinical research scholar program at Harvard Medical School. He has published several scientific papers in the fields of nutrition, autoimmunity, and toxicology, and is conducting research in autoimmune molecular mimicry and environmentally induced immune reactivity.
He is on the scientific editorial board for the Journal of Functional Neurology, Rehabilitation and Ergonomics and Alternative Medicine Therapies in Health and Medicine, and is a requested scientific reviewer for several scientific journals.
Dr. Kharrazian has a private practice for patients seeking non-pharmaceutical alternatives to manage chronic conditions through diet, nutrition, and lifestyle applications. His practice has up to a one-year waiting list and is limited to patients suffering from chronic conditions. His global reputation has led to patients from all over the world seeking his care.
As a researcher and clinician, Dr. Kharrazian shares his clinical model in his two best-selling books, Why Do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms When My Lab Test are Normal? and Why Isn’t my Brain Working? Both books have resulted in international explosion of positive testimonials and global interest in his clinical model to address chronic conditions.
Dr. Kharrazian currently works as a clinician, researcher, professor, industry consultant, and author striving to incorporate the most up-to-date, evidence-based concepts into clinical practice and to investigate missing clinical questions through his research. Combining his work as a researcher and as a clinician serving patients with challenging conditions has helped him create a new model of care. He provides clinical information to people suffering from chronic and overlooked conditions. As well, he educates those health care providers who serve a patient population in need of a comprehensive, patient-centered approach.
Dr. Datis Kharrazian is a member of Apex Energetics, Inc.’s Scientific Advisory Board, is a paid consultant to Apex Energetics, and, as a researcher, developer and/or formulator, receives royalties on the sale of various Apex Energetics nutritional products. He is not an employee of and has no ownership interest in Apex Energetics.
He is also a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Functional Neurology, Rehabilitation, and Ergonomics. He receives no financial compensation for his service on the board. Dr. Kharrazian serves on the Curriculum Advisory Committee of the Institute for Functional Medicine. He receives no financial compensation for his participation on this committee.
Dr. Kharrazian has been engaged as an industry expert by Cyrex Laboratories, LLC to assist in the development of clinical assays and to educate health care practitioners in the technology and application of its arrays. As such, he receives commissions from Cyrex as permitted by and in compliance with federal and state laws, codes and regulations, including Stark and other anti-kickback provisions. He is not an employee of Cyrex and has no ownership in it.
Why Isn’t My Brain Working?