FAQ’s About Dr. Whitaker

FAQs About Dr. Whitaker

When I search for Dr. Whitaker on the Internet, some negative things come up. Why is that?

There’s an old saying that goes something like this: Stand up for what you believe in, even if it means standing alone. Dr. Whitaker’s holistic, drug-free approach to wellness has made him a target for conventional medicine practitioners and proponents because he is vocal about being at odds with the entrenched paradigm of relying on prescription drugs and pushing for expensive surgeries. He knows from more than 30 years of clinical experience that the safe, natural therapies successfully used at the Whitaker Wellness Institute truly help patients achieve optimal health. He is very passionate about what he does, and with passion often comes controversy.

What if my doctor has never heard of Dr. Whitaker or doesn't support my decision to come to the Whitaker Wellness Institute?

More often than not, conventional doctors aren’t well-versed in the nutritional and supplemental side of medicine. Furthermore, they typically know little about alternative therapies. Because of this, your current physician may be reluctant to support such treatments. Arm yourself with the information on this website, print out the articles (complete with references) from the therapies and health concerns pages, and help educate him/her on our wellness approach. Be prepared to be met with resistance.

Even if your doctor doesn’t support your decision, sometimes you need to stand up for your own health. If your health hasn’t improved by going the conventional route, what’s the harm in giving the Whitaker Wellness Institute a shot? Though we don’t like being considered a “last resort,” some patients are unwilling to make the leap of faith to come see us until they have been completely failed by conventional medicine.

I want Dr. Whitaker to be my doctor at the clinic. Is this possible?

In order for Dr. Whitaker to have the greatest impact on all of our patients, he works closely with our team of skilled physicians and health care professionals to ensure that each patient gets the best care possible. Dr. Whitaker is very active in the educational aspect of our Back to Health Program and often gives lectures during your stay. He’s in the trenches teaching patients how they can play an active part in their road to recovery.

One-Stop Shop for Wellness

Renowned physician, author, and speaker, Julian Whitaker, MD, opened the doors of the Whitaker Wellness Institute in 1979. Since then, our clinic has helped more than 45,000 patients overcome serious health challenges and get back on the road to healthy living. We’re proud to offer nearly two dozen safe, innovative, healing therapies under one roof—that’s more than any other facility in the northern hemisphere. Just think of us as your “one-stop shop for wellness.”

To learn more about how treatment at the Whitaker Wellness Institute can help restore your health and vitality, click on the buttons below to schedule a complimentary consultation or contact us to learn more. You can also schedule your complimentary consultation or obtain more information by calling our Patient Services Representatives at (866) 944-8253.

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