Dr. Gary Epler is a world-renowned health leader and a Harvard Medical School professor. He is an authority on health, nutrition, fitness, and executive health excellence. He has impacted the lives of people throughout the world through his speaking engagements, books, and teaching.
Recognized yearly since 1994 in “The Best Doctors in America,” Dr. Epler believes personalized health empowers people. He has written more than 110 scientific publications and four health books in the critically-acclaimed “You’re the Boss” series including: Manage Your Disease, BOOP, Asthma, and Food. Dr. Epler’s latest book, Fuel for Life: Level-10 Energy is about living a high-energy life filled with enjoyment and creativity. He is currently writing The Universal Path to Health and Happiness: 15 Practices Used by People all over the World.
Dr. Epler discovered the treatable lung disorder bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP), and he is regularly called upon to help individuals from around the world with this rare lung disease. He found a new parasite in South America, chronicled the nutritional needs of North Afri¬can children, and managed the tuberculosis refugee program in Southeast Asia. In addition to conducting clinical and research work, Dr. Epler strives to educate. He became editor-in-chief of an educational program in critical care and pulmonary medicine offered by the American College of Chest Physicians.
Dr. Epler was one of the Boston Celtics team doctors. He was Chief of Medicine at a Boston Hospital for 15 years and is currently at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Business Week acclaimed him for his development of e-health educational programs that enable patients to manage their health and disease. Dr. Epler was recognized as one of Boston Magazine’s “Top Doctors in Town.”
Dr. Epler ran seven marathons including Boston, New York, and proposed to his wife, Joan at the start of the Paris Marathon; and for their first anniversary, they ran the original Greek marathon together. He delivered the 20th baby from a mother who named the baby after him. He has taught medicine throughout the world and was fortunate enough to save a dying infant in South America from an overwhelming parasitic infection by using the sap from a fig tree. He saved a baby who choked on a donut during a little league baseball game that he was coaching. He is a radio and television personality.
Dr. Epler has written a Hollywood medical thriller movie script about a doctor who puts his hospital in lockdown mode when he realizes that a group of terrorists plan to use one of his patients infected with an Ebola-like virus as a biological weapon. He is active in the community. He coached soccer, basketball, hockey, baseball, and club baseball at Boston College. He lives in the Boston area with his wife, Joan.
Gary R. Epler, M.D.
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