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Martin H. Ehrlich MD, MPH, LAc

“Through my personal experience I have learned that healing is a process of transformation that involves the whole person - spirit, mind, emotions and body. I have seen the body’s capacity to heal and understand the role of the physician to be one who facilitates that innate capacity. In my work in the hospital I have witnessed the strengths and limitations of conventional medicine in treating many common problems, especially many of the chronic problems seen in the office setting. At the same time, I have found nutrition, exercise and other complementary therapies to be more effective, better tolerated and beneficial for long term health. As a result, I focus on natural, nontoxic and less invasive therapies to correct underlying imbalances and to promote self healing. Working together with my patients, we develop an individualized plan utilizing a wide range of therapeutic approaches from conventional, complementary and traditional systems.”


Dr. Ehrlich is board certified in Internal Medicine and licensed in acupuncture, with twelve years of experience in the practice and teaching of holistic, integrative medicine. He is a graduate of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Columbia School of Public Health. He received certification in Acupuncture from The American College of Acupuncture and studied in China at The College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Chengdu. He is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at The Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Ehrlich was named “top doctor” by the Castle Connolly Health Care Provider Survey in 2002. He has written articles on hypertension and cardiovascular risk reduction and lectures on integrative approaches to common medical problems.

Content last modified on June 23, 2003