Theodosakis, M.D., MS, MPH,
FACPM is a board certified physician,
best-selling author, researcher, consultant, lecturer and Fellow in Preventive Medicine. He has a second medical specialty (Sports Medicine) along with Master's degrees in both Exercise Physiology and Public Health. In addition,
he is a Clincial Associate Professor and the former Director
of the Preventive Medicine Residency Training Program at the University
of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson.
His medical degree is from the University of Health Sciences
/Chicago Medical School. He graduated summa cum laude with
a master's degrees in both Exercise Physiology and Public Health
from the University of Arizona. Additionally, his undergraduate
education includes a double major (and Honors) in Chemistry and Biology from Florida International University.
Dr. Theo is a member of the oversight steering committee for the NIH's study on glucosamine and chondroitin (GAIT).
patients call him "Dr. Theo," and he uses that name as a way to
easily identify his ground breaking treatment program that has
helped change the lives of millions of arthritis sufferers worldwide.
treatment program is detailed in his best-selling books: The
(a #1 NY Times Bestseller, now revised) and Maximizing The Arthritis Cure These books, available
in 13 languages and dozens of countries
utilize an ingenious, integrative approach for treating
this debilitating condition.
Theo is widely know as a premier physicians in Clinical Preventive Medicine. Moreover, he is considered to be one of the world's foremost authorities
on arthritis treatment, including the use of a variety of treatments ranging from diet and exercise, biomechanical interventions, weight loss, and dietary supplements such as: glucosamine and chondroitin, avocado/soy unsaponifiables (ASU), hyaluronic acid (HA), methylsonofylmethane (MSM), and s-adenosylmethionine (SAMe).* He co-authored the first basic science research into the mechanisms of actions for hyaluronic acid (HA) and methylsulfonomethane (MSM), and helped design, implement and report medical research for many of the 15 or more companies with whom he has consulted.
Dr. Theo divides his time between practicing Clinical Preventive
Medicine and Sports Medicine, Teaching at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, consulting, serving as a legal expert, and doing various other teaching and volunteering activities.
Dr. Theo's first book, The Arthritis Cure®,
is an international #1 best seller and has resulted in a major
paradigm shift in the way arthritis and other chronic diseases
are treated. The book details the integrative treatment program
he developed and used on hundreds of his patients dating back
to the early 1990's.
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