Biographical Sketch

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Dr. Janson is past-president of both the American College for Advancement in Medicine and the American Preventive Medical Association, and he founded and directed the first complementary-alternative medical center in New England, in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1976. He is one of the best-known holistic physicians in the country.

In 1990, Dr. Janson founded the Center for Preventive Medicine, in Barnstable, on Cape Cod in Massachusetts, and directed it until 1999. He now consults with patients in Arlington, Massachusetts and New Smyrna Beach, Florida, providing counseling in nutrition, dietary supplements, exercise, stress management, wellness, personal growth, chelation therapy, and intravenous nutritional therapies.

Dr. Janson has a unique background with training in both conventional western medicine and alternative therapies.


Dr. Janson’s health and nutrition articles appear in many health magazines and professional journals, and he is quoted in many health books and columns. Dr. Janson is the author of the following books:The Vitamin Revolution in Health Care (Arcadia Press, 1996), Dr. Janson’s New Vitamin Revolution (Penguin-Putnam-Avery, 2000), User’s Guide to Heart-Healthy Supplements (Basic Health Publications, 2004), User’s Guide to Saw Palmetto and Men’s Health (Basic Health Publications, 2002), Chelation Therapy and Your Health (Keats Publishing, 1998), All About Saw Palmetto and the Prostate (Avery Publishing, 1999), and the audiocassette album, Lifestyle Medicine (Arcadia Press, 1997). He has written articles on chelation therapy, dietary supplements such as minerals, vitamins, herbs, and amino acids, vegetarian diets and other topics. He has been a consultant for Rodale Press, and he has been quoted in TIME, Newsweek, and many health magazines and online health sites. He is also the publisher of a monthly newsletter, Dr. Michael Janson’s Healthy Living.

Dr. JansonProfessional Speaker

Dr. Janson is an international professional speaker on the topics of nutrition, complementary and alternative medicine, vitamins and other dietary supplements in medical therapy, chelation therapy, holistic health, integrating complementary therapies into the medical practice, and the politics of health care. For five years he hosted Alive and Well, a Boston area health radio show, and he is a frequent guest on TV and radio. He is a member of the National Speakers Association.

Dr. Janson speaks to professional audiences and the public. Over the past 32 years, Dr. Janson has lectured in a variety of forums, and has been well received by the public, physicians and political circles. Dr. Janson has testified twice as an expert witness before the Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee, on the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act in 1993, and the Access to Medical Treatment Act in 1995, and has spoken at a congressional luncheon. He has presented to the Federal Trade Commission and he has been a consultant for the Medical Council of Hong Kong.

Dr. Janson inspires and motivates audiences to change their lifestyles and focus on achieving their potential for vitality and longevity. He combines information, personal rapport, humor, and philosophy to educate and inform in entertaining presentations.

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From September to June, I see patients in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Call 386-409-7747, or send an email to [email protected] to make arrangements.

In summer, I have a variable schedule, and I see patients in offices at the Rothfeld Center for Integrative Medicine in Waltham, Massachusetts. For appointments, send an email to [email protected] make arrangements, or call: 386-409-7747.

I primarily do phone consultations, as well as email and instant messaging consults.

Information herein is not medical advice or direction. All material in this newsletter is provided for information only. Its contents should not be used to provide medical advice on individual problems. Consult a health care professional for medical or health advice.