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Dr. Dean Ornish, MD

Dr. Dean Ornish

“I don't understand why asking people to eat a well-balanced vegetarian diet is considered drastic, while it is medically conservative to cut people open and put them on cholesterol-lowering drugs for the rest of their lives.”

Dr. Dean Ornish, MD


Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, author and lecturer.
Founder and President of the non-profit Preventive Medicine Research Institute (PMRI).
Served on the White House Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Integrative and Public Health.
Served on the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy.
Board of directors of the San Francisco Food Bank and the J. Craig Venter Institute.
Elected to the California Academy of Medicine.
Chaired the Google Health Advisory Council.


University of Texas in Austin (BA, Humanities)
Baylor College of Medicine (MD)


The Spectrum (2017)
Everyday Cooking with Dr. Dean Ornish (2007)
Love and Survival (1998)
Eat More, Weigh Less (1993)
Dr. Dean Ornish's Program for Reversing Heart Disease (1990)
Stress, Diet and Your Heart (1983)


Eating You Alive (2018)
The Game Changers (2018)
Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead 2 (2014)
The Connection (2014)
Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare (2012)
Titans of Yoga (2010)
Breast Cancer: The Path of Wellness & Healing (2009)
Reverse Aging Now (2006)

Eating You Alive (2018)
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Eating You Alive (Documentary)

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