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“As a patient of Dr. Buttar for more than 7 years, I know firsthand the life-changing impact of his work, and I’m proud to call myself one of his many successes. Over the years, he has become so much more than just a doctor; he is a good friend and a trusted advisor, but most importantly, he is someone I have bestowed with the highest possible honor I could give – intrusting him with the care of my family. For the first time ever, Dr. Buttar is sharing his breakthrough findings through 9 Steps to Keep the Doctor Away. This is a truly priceless opportunity – a glimpse inside the genius mind of Dr. Buttar. If you care at all about yourself, your family and your future, make this book, and the concepts included in it, a part of your daily routine. Can’t we all agree that the health and well-being of ourselves and our families should be at the very top of our priorities? Don’t wait for a health crisis in your own life to start preparing. Allow yourself to challenge traditional medical thinking and most importantly, make the most of this precious gift. After all, the life you may be saving by adopting these principles might just be your own.”
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Rashid A. Buttar, DO, FAAPM, FACAM, FAAIM
Dr. Rashid A. Buttar became an Eagle Scout at the age of 14, becoming the youngest person in the US to get his Eagle in 1980. Dr. Buttar graduated from high school at age 17 and received his undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis. While at Washington University, Dr. Buttar was on a full academic ROTC scholarship and played football as linebacker and defensive-end for the WashU Bears. After graduating with a double major in Biology and Theology at age 21, Dr. Buttar attended medical school at the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery in Des Moines, Iowa, graduating with his medical degree at age 25.
Dr. Buttar did a rotational internship with an emphasis in General Surgery in Houston, Texas and then later trained in General Surgery at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. While serving in the US Army, Dr. Buttar also served as Brigade Surgeon for 2ndInfantry Division, Republic of South Korea, and later as Chief of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Moncrief Army Community Hospital at Ft. Jackson in Columbia, South Carolina while serving in the US Army.
Dr. Buttar made the list for promotion to Major in the US Army at the age of 28, becoming the youngest person to make the list for the rank of Major that year in the US Army just prior to finishing his service in the Armed Forces. During his military career, Dr. Buttar had the privilege of serving with and/or being attached to the 2ndInfantry Division, the 101stAir Assault Division and the 5thSpecial Forces Group.
Dr. Buttar is board certified and a Diplomate in Clinical Metal Toxicology and Preventive Medicine, is board eligible in Emergency Medicine and has achieved fellowship status in three separate medical organizations (Fellow of the American College for Advancement in Medicine, Fellow of the American Academy of Preventive Medicine, and Fellow of the American Association of Integrative Medicine).
Dr. Buttar now serves as the Medical Director for the Centers for Advanced Medicine. The Centers are located in NC, TX, and CA, specializing in the treatment and needs of patients refractory to conventional treatments who have failed the standard approach to their disease process. With a special emphasis on the interrelationship between environmental toxicity and the insidious disease processes and the “dis-regulation” of the immune system, Dr. Buttar and the Centers have attracted patients from over 90 different countries suffering from autism, cancer, heart disease, stroke and many other conditions too numerous to list.
Dr. Buttar previously served as Director of Clinical Research and Development for V-SAB Medical Laboratories where he was extensively involved in research with polypeptide and peptide analog sequencing and identification technologies as well as innovative methodologies for drug delivery mechanisms. In addition, Dr. Buttar was heavily involved in clinical outcome-based research and response based studies with various groups including personal interest, private BioTech companies, university-based projects, and government-sponsored clinical research.
Dr. Buttar has lectured worldwide on these subjects at scientific congresses and professional symposiums and has been frequently invited to present at medical conferences. He has appeared and been featured in local, national and international media including newspapers, radio, and TV. He has been interviewed by or written about in numerous news journals including the Wall Street Journal, US News and World Report, TIME Magazine, Boston Globe and the New York Times. Dr. Buttar has been invited to and testified in front of the North Carolina Legislature as well as the United States Congress, giving special testimony before the Congressional Sub-committee on Human Rights and Wellness. Phillips Publishing, Health Directions Inc., and Stephen Sinatra, MD have either listed or cited Dr. Buttar as being among the “Top 50 Doctors in the United States”.
Dr. Buttar served as Educational Chair for the American Board of Clinical Metal Toxicology (ABCMT) for 3 years and was in charge of the national training program that leads to Board Certification in Clinical Metal Toxicology. Dr. Buttar then became the Vice Chairman and eventually was elected as Chairman of the ABCMT and served in those capacities for over 6 years. Dr. Buttar was also a member of the 12 member National Metals Task Force, appointed to address the endemic nature of metal toxicity and the resulting implications on world health during the administration of President George W. Bush.
Dr. Buttar also served as President of the North Carolina Integrative Medical Society for 6 years and also headed up 2 other medical societies in the past as President including the Advanced Medical Education and Services Physician Association and Center for Advanced Medicine Physician Associates. He has served on numerous boards as well as CME committees for a number of medical organizations and societies including the American Association for Health Freedom, Age Management Medical Group, International College of Integrative Medicine and American College for Advancement in Medicine.
Dr. Buttar also served in the past as Visiting Scientist as well as Nutritional Scientist at North Carolina State University and actively taught for well over 20 years as faculty for mainstream medical courses such as Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) courses for physicians through the American College of Surgeons as well as the Advanced Cardiac Life Support courses for physicians, nurses and emergency response personnel. In addition, Dr. Buttar served as faculty for the Pediatric Advanced Life Support courses for over 15 years.
Dr. Buttar’s first book, “The 9 Steps to Keep the Doctor Away” released in 2010 became a Wall Street Journal, USA Today and Amazon.com best seller and has since, become an international