Dr. DL Berkson is considered a thought leader in functional medicine. Dr. Berkson has been lecturing for CMEs to MDs, pharmacists, DCS, NDs and nutritiontionists for more decades than her ego wants to admit. Her work focuses on hormones, environmental disruptors, the gut, the renal-cardimetabolic link and nutrition.
Dr Berkson wrote one of the breakthrough books on endocrine disrupting compounds (EDC). Based on this book, Hormone Deception (McGraw-Hill 2000 Awakened Medicine Press 2016) she was invited to be a distinguished scholar at an estrogen think tank at Tulane University (Center for Bioenvironmental Research). At this CBR Dr. B. studied with the scientists that discovered the first two estrogen receptors and the scientists that launched the EDC field. T
Her book has been used as a reference guide for many university environmental science programs, such as the Univ. of Minnesota.
Her latest book, Sexy Brain, warns of environmental castration and how sex steroid hormones rule the brain.
Her book Healthy Digestion The Natural Way (Wiley 2002) was the first gut, nutrition, spirituality digestion book and a long-time best seller. Its sequel is a breakthrough book creating a new field — Nutritional Gastroenterology. .
Dr. B presently works at the Naples’ Center for Functional Medicine (Dr. David Perlmutter’s old clinic) where she initiated the first functional renal program and adjunctive nutritional/pharmaceutical/hormonal support program for breast cancer survivors.
Berkson hosts the Dr. Berkson Best Health Radio Show (soon to be called Agile Thinking), and launced a membership for practitioners – Smart + Heart during the pandemic. DrLindseyBerkson.com/membership. Dr. B. writes for substacks.com under Agile Thinking.
She’s a West Coast Swing Dancer. A 5-star organic chef. Does stand-up.
So, she’s funny!