Mark Hyman

Mark Hyman, MD, believes that we all deserve a life of vitality—and that we have the potential to create it for ourselves. That’s why he is dedicated to tackling the root causes of chronic disease by harnessing the power of Functional Medicine to transform healthcare. Dr. Hyman and his team work every day to empower people, organizations, and communities to heal their bodies and minds, and improve our social and economic resilience.
Dr. Hyman is a practicing family physician, a nine-time #1 New York Times bestselling author, and an internationally recognized leader, speaker, educator, and advocate in his field. He is the Director of the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine. He is also the founder and medical director of The UltraWellness Center, chairman of the board of the Institute for Functional Medicine, a medical editor of The Huffington Post, and has been a regular medical contributor on many television shows including CBS This Morning, the Today Show, CNN, The View, the Katie Couric show and The Dr. Oz Show.
Dr. Hyman works with individuals and organizations, as well as policy makers and influencers. He has testified before both the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine and the Senate Working Group on Health Care Reform on Functional Medicine. He has consulted with the Surgeon General on diabetes prevention, and participated in the 2009 White House Forum on Prevention and Wellness. Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa nominated Dr. Hyman for the President’s Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Integrative and Public Health. In addition, Dr. Hyman has worked with President Clinton, presenting at the Clinton Foundation’s Health MattersAchieving Wellness in Every Generation conference and the Clinton Global Initiative, as well as with the World Economic Forum on global health issues.
Dr. Hyman also works with fellow leaders in his field to help people and communities thrive—with Rick Warren, Dr. Mehmet Oz, and Dr. Daniel Amen,he created The Daniel Plan, a faith-based initiative that helped The Saddleback Church congregation collectively lose 250,000 pounds.  He is an advisor and guest co-host on The Dr. Oz Show and is on the board of Dr. Oz’s HealthCorps, which tackles the obesity epidemic by educating American students about nutrition. With Drs. Dean Ornish and Michael Roizen, Dr. Hyman crafted and helped introduce the Take Back Your Health Act of 2009 to the United States Senate to provide for reimbursement of lifestyle treatment of chronic disease. Dr. Hyman plays a substantial role in a major documentary, produced by Laurie David and Katie Couric, called Fed Up (Atlas Films, September 2014)which addresses childhood obesity. Please join him in helping us all take back our health at his website, follow him on Twitter and on Facebook and Instagram.

Latest from Mark Hyman

November 1, 2019

Sweet & Savory, Grain-free Butternut Tacos (with Hemp Seed Cream). {Recipe}

June 1, 2017

How Falling Off the Wagon Can Keep Us Slim & Healthy.

May 25, 2017

There’s a New Antioxidant in Town: 3 Ways to Boost It.

May 19, 2017

Why that “Healthy” Food Probably isn’t (& How to Fix That).

May 10, 2017

Red Wine can Prevent Aging? Yes—but there’s a Catch.

May 2, 2017

Twelve Sleep Hacks to Help us get Lean & Healthy.

April 21, 2017

Ditch the Expensive Detox: The 4 P’s that Help our Bodies Detox Naturally.

April 9, 2017

The Vitamin Deficiency that affects Over Half our Population (& is Crucial for O…

February 19, 2017

Eating Healthy On-the-go is (Almost) Always Possible. Here’s How.

February 11, 2017

The Wrong Way to go Gluten-Free (& What to do Instead).

February 3, 2017

The Dark Side of Antibiotic Use (& Abuse).

January 26, 2017

Backed up & Bloated? Try these 7 Poop-inducers.

January 20, 2017

A Doctor’s Guide to Eating the Right Fats.

January 12, 2017

A Doctor’s Guide to the Best & Worst Oils.

January 10, 2017

These Four Diet Myths Make us Fat & Sick.