MICHAEL SCHACHTER, M.D., C.N.S. graduated magna cum laude from Columbia College and earned his Medical Degree from Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1965. He received 3 years of Psychiatric training at the Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York and was Board Certified in Psychiatry in 1971.

In 1974, along with the late Dr. David Sheinkin, he established one of the first nutritionally oriented Orthomolecular, Holistic Medical Practices in New York State in Nyack, New York. In 1991, Dr. Schachter moved his office to Suffern, New York where it now occupies 6,000 square feet, has 25 employees and is known as the Schachter Center for Complementary Medicine.

Dr. Schachter served as Vice President of the Academy of Orthomolecular Psychiatry (AOP), President of the American College for Advancement in Medicine (ACAM, formerly AAMP) and has achieved the status of Advanced Proficiency in Chelation Therapy from this organization. He has also been President of the Foundation for the Advancement of Innovative Medicine (FAIM).

Dr. Schachter has worked extensively with cancer patients utilizing Alternative Therapies since 1975. He’s familiar with a wide range of Alternative Therapeutic Modalities and has incorporated several of them into his daily work with cancer patients. These have included dietary suggestions, high dose intravenous infusions of Vitamin C, Enzyme Therapy, Amygdalin or Laetrile Therapy, various Immune Enhancing Methods, Hydrazine Sulfate, Herbs, Homeopathy, Methods of Detoxification, and Psychosocial Modalities, including Visualization. Most recently, he has introduced the work of the late Molecular Biologist Mirko Beljanski, Ph.D. to physicians in the United States. Dr. Beljanski has made significant contributions to the understanding of cancer and has developed products that may be extremely beneficial to cancer patients.

Dr. Schachter wrote the introduction to the book The Cancer Survivors by Judith Glassman and his methods and views are discussed in Nancy Bruning’s book Coping with Chemotherapy. He is the author of A Natural Way to a Healthy Prostate, and was also a major contributor to the book Burton Goldberg Presents An Alternative Medicine Definitive Guide to Cancer.

To contact the office phone 845-368-4700, fax 845-368-4727, website www.schachtercenter.com and e-mail office@mbschachter.com.

Dr. Schachter will speak on Integrative Approach to Cancer Therapy Including the Work of Dr. Beljanski


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