Isadore Rosenfeld, MD is widely recognized as one of this country' s preeminent doctors. A distinguished professor of medicine at New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center, he is also a medical luminary. His consistent appearances on network television have garnered him a devoted nationwide following from viewers encouraging him to write on the latest information on health and medical issues. With fourteen best selling books to his credit, Dr. Rosenfeld is one of the leading and most effective proponents in the education of the American public in medical matters. Read More >
His first book, The Complete Medical Exam, informed patients about what to expect in the course of a check-up and how to evaluate its thoroughness. His book Second Opinion popularized the notion - revolutionary at the time, that patients should almost always consider obtaining consultation when given a serious diagnosis by their doctor. Modern Prevention described how many major disorders and diseases can be prevented and The Washington Post referred to it as the product of an informed experience and practical physician who is also a skillful writer.
His bestseller, Symptoms, helped patients learn how to recognize and interpret their symptoms and how to determine when to seek professional treatment. The Best Treatmentprovided readers with information needed to make an informed decision about the most effective treatments for a host of medical problems. His other books include, Live Now, Age Later, Dr. Rosenfeld's Guide to Alternative Medicine, and his most recent Dr. Isadore Rosenfeld's 2005 Breakthrough Health : Up-to-the-Minute Medical News You Need to Know.
Dr. Rosenfeld is currently an attending physician at New York Hospital and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Rossi Distinguished Clinical Professor of Medicine at New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center. He was a member of The Practicing Physicians Advisory Council for the Secretary of Health and Human Services and has written a monthly column for Vogue. In addition to maintaining a private practice in Manhattan, Dr. Rosenfeld also served as a consultant to the National Institute of Health on such task forces as arteriosclerosis, sudden death and hypertension. He is the recipient of the first award for achievement in cardiovascular medicine in science by the NY affiliate's American Heart Association. Read Less ^