Loren Fishman

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Loren Fishman, MD, B. Phil.,(oxon.) is one of the few physicians practicing medicine who incorporates yoga into his regular treatment protocols and offers patients individual yoga therapy. He has completed peer-reviewed studies into the efficacy of yoga for medical conditions, including osteoporosis, rotator cuff tear, scoliosis, ocular pressure and other conditions. In Pulitzer Prize-winning William Broad’s book, The Science of Yoga, Dr. Fishman is compared to Thomas Edison.

He is the author of five books on yoga for treating specific medical conditions: back pain, arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, and twenty common conditions, (W.W. Norton and Demos Press), and has published more than 90 articles and chapters in medical journals. Dr. Fishman is past President of the New York Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and teaches at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

He has been listed in NY Magazine’s “Best Doctors,” regularly giving grand rounds at major NY hospitals. At this writing certified yoga teachers are teaching Doctor Fishman’s Method in New York, New Jersey, Illinois, Texas and California. Workshops are upcoming in Virginia, Massachusetts, Chicago, and San Francisco. More