Kent Holtorf, M.D. is the medical director of the Holtorf Medical Group and the nation-wide Holtorf Medical Group Affiliate Centers. He is also founder and director of the non-profit National Academy of Hypothyroidism (NAH), which is dedicated to dissemination of new evidence-based information to doctors and patients on the diagnosis and treatment of hypothyroidism and advanced integrative diagnostic and treatment protocols.
He has personally trained numerous physicians across the country in the use of bioidentical hormones, hypothyroidism, peptide therapy, stem cell therapy, complex endocrine dysfunction and innovative treatments of chronic fatigue syndrome, weight loss, fibromyalgia and chronic infectious diseases, including Lyme and releated diseases. Lyme and associated diseases have been the focus of the Holtorf Medical Group centers and have been a passion of Dr. Holtorf for over 15 years.
Dr. Holtorf is a guest editor and peer reviewer for several medical journals, including Endocrine, Postgraduate Medicine, and Pharmacy Practice. Dr. Holtorf has published a number of peer-reviewed endocrine reviews, including on the safety and efficacy of bioidentical hormones, inaccuracies of standard thyroid testing, testosterone replacement for men and women, the diagnosis and treatment of growth hormone deficiency, the diagnosis and treatment of adrenal dysfunction in chronic fatigue syndrome, peripheral thyroid hormone conversion and its impact on TSH and metabolic activity and the clinical applications of thyroid hormone transport into cellular tissue, and fibromyalgia. He has helped to demonstrate that much of the long-held dogma in endocrinology and infectious disease is inaccurate. He has lectured for prestigious medical societies across the United States and worldwide. He is a fellowship lecturer for the American Board of Anti-aging Medicine and was the Endocrinology Expert for AOL Health. He is a contributing author to Denis Wilson’s just-published Evidenced-Based Approach to Restoring Thyroid Health.
He has been a featured guest on numerous TV shows, CNBC, ABC News, CNN, EXTRA TV, Discovery Health, The Learning Channel, The Today Show, Dr. Dean Edell, Glenn Beck, Nancy Grace, Fox Business, ESPN, Rush Limbaugh, CBS Sunday Morning, Sean Hannity, So Cal News and quoted in numerous print media including the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, US New and World Report, San Francisco Chronicle (front page), WebMD, Health, Elle, Better Homes and Garden, US Weekly, Forbes, Cosmopolitan, New York Daily News, Self magazine among many others.