Below is a list of books that I have read that continue to influence me in how I approach my practice and the world.

Integrative Medicine, Innate-Healing, Mind-Body Medicine

  • Love, Medicine and Miracles, Bernie Siegel
  • The Power of the Mind to Heal, Joan Borysenko
  • Manifesto for a New Medicine, James Gordon
  • The End of Alzheimer’s: The First Program to Prevent and Reverse Cognitive Decline, Dale Bredesen
  • Attending: Medicine, Mindfulness, and Humanity, Ronald Epstein

Neuroplasticity (Reversing Dementia, Cognitive Decline, and Learning Disorders)

  • The Brain’s Way of Healing, Norman Doidge
  • The Brain that Changes Itself, Norman Doidge
  • The End of Alzheimer’s: The First Program to Prevent and Reverse Cognitive Decline, Dale Bredesen
  • Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar–Your Brain’s Silent Killers, David Perlmutter and Kristin Loberg

Whole Food Plant-Based Diet

  • The China Study, T. Colin Campbell
  • Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease, Caldwell Esselstyn
  • How Not to Die, Gene Stone and Michael Greger
  • The Spectrum, Dean Ornish

Supplements, Spices, and Anti-aging Medicine

  • Fantastic Voyage: Live Long Enough to Live Forever, Ray Kurzweil and Terry Grossman
  • Healing Spices: How to Use 50 Everyday and Exotic Spices to Boost Health and Beat Disease, Bharat Aggarwal

Nonpharmacologic Approaches:

Cancer and the Epidemiology of Cancer

  • Comprehensive Cancer Care, James Gordon
  • Living Proof: A Medical Mutiny, Michael Gearin‑Tosh
  • Radical Remission: Surviving Cancer Against All Odds, Kelly A. Turner
  • The China Study, T. Colin Campbell
  • The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, Siddhartha Mukherjee

Reversing Depression and Anxiety

  • Unstuck: Your Guide to the Seven-stage Journey Out of Depression, James Gordon


  • Many Lives, Many Masters, Brian Weiss
  • Messages from the Masters, Brian Weiss
  • The Seat of the Soul, Gary Zukav
  • Proof of Heaven, Eben Alexander
  • Autobiography of a Yogi, Parmahansa Yogananda
  • A Search in Secret India, Paul Brunton
  • Journey of Souls, Michael Newton
  • Children’s Past Lives, Carol Bowman
  • The Bright Light of Death, Annabel Chaplin

Traditional Chinese Medicine

  • Healing with Whole Foods, Paul Pitchford

Yoga and Ayurveda

  • Ayurveda: The Science of Self-Healing, Vasant Lad
  • The Science of Yoga: The Risks and Rewards, William Broad
  • Yoga as Medicine, Timothy McCall
  • Hatha Yoga, Theos Bernard
  • One Simple Thing: A New Look at the Science of Yoga and How It Can Transform Your Life, Eddie Stern


  • The Vaccine-Friendly Plan, Jennifer Margulis and Paul Thomas