Richard Firshein from Firshein Center: Richard Firshein, DO

Richard Firshein

Physician and Medical Director at Firshein Center: Richard Firshein, DO

New York City, NY, USA

Last updated January 5, 2021

One Sentence About Me  

Board-certified in family medicine, and the leading authority in the fields of Integrative, Anti-Aging, and Precision- Based Medicine.

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Who I Am  

A Little About Me

Dr. Richard Firshein is a world renowned physician with over 25 years of experience, and is universally recognized as a leading authority in the fields of Integrative and Anti-Aging Medicine. Dr. Firshein is Board Certified in Family Medicine, and a certified medical acupuncturist, trained at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He has served as a Professor of Family Medicine at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. As a pioneer in his fields, Dr. Firshein has also been at the forefront of Precision Based Medicine, offering his patients a genetically customized approach to their medical treatment. He has been the recipient of Vitals Most Compassionate Doctor Award and is frequently recognized as a Castle Connelly Top Doctor. Dr. Firshein is the author of three groundbreaking books: "Your Asthma Free Child", "The Nutraceutical Revolution", and "The Vitamin Prescription For Life". His writing has been featured in major publications such as Psychology Today, Town & Country Magazine, Harper's Bazaar, and BpttomLine Health. In addition to his medical expertise, Dr. Firshein is also a distinguished researcher, and was awarded a unique patent for a "Method of Treating Cancer Using Alkylglycerols in Conjunction With Chemotherapy." His extensive career has made him a coveted and frequent medical contributor CNN, FOX News, CNBC, HLN, Good Day New York, WPIX Morning Show, CBS Morning News and The Food Network. Dr. Firshien currently practices in his Manhattan office. He continues to offer an integrative approach to his patients, combining the use of holistic medicine and the latest cutting-edge, DNA-based medical testing and treatments.

Interesting Factoid

I have treated over 25,000 patients.

What I Do  

Professional Experience

Physician and Medical Director

1992 - Present

New York College of Osteopathic Medicine

Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

1989 - 1990
+2 more experiences

Professional Expertise

Family Medicine
Healthcare Information Technology
Healthcare Management

Professional Interests

Internal Medicine

What I Stand For  

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Playing Tennis
Watching Movies
Going to the Beach
Hanging Out with My Son

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New York College of Osteopathic Medicine

M.D. – Doctor of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Family Medicine

Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

Family Medicine Residency Program