Mark Hyman (doctor)

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Mark Hyman
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Born (1959-11-22) November 22, 1959 (age 54)
Occupation Physician, author

Mark Hyman is an American physician, scholar and New York Times bestselling author.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9] He is the founder and medical director of the UltraWellness Center and a columnist for The Huffington Post.[3][10][11][12][13] Hyman is a regular contributor to the Katie Couric Show.[14]

Hyman is a proponent of functional medicine and is the chairman of the Institute for Functional Medicine.[15][16][14] He has served as editor-in-chief and contributing editor to Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, a peer-reviewed medical journal focused on functional medicine.[8][17]


Hyman graduated from Cornell University with a bachelor’s in Asian Studies.[18] He received his doctor of medicine from the University of Ottawa and completed his postgraduate training at the University of California, San Francisco.[18]


Hyman began his medical career as a family doctor in rural Idaho and later as an emergency room doctor in Massachusetts.[18][19][20] He served as co-medical director at Canyon Ranch in Lenox, Massachusetts from 1996-2004.[18][21] He opened the UltraWellness medical center in Lenox after leaving Canyon Ranch.[12]

In 2009, Hyman testified before the United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions on integrative medical care.[10][22] Hyman also participated in a Partners in Health program to bring medical care to Haiti following the 2010 Haiti Earthquake.[1][12][23]

In December 2013, The Daniel Plan, a book Hyman co-authored with Pastor Rick Warren and Dr. Daniel Amen, became number 1 on the New York Times bestseller list.[24][25]

Quackwatch has listed one of Hyman's books, Ultraprevention, as one of their nonrecommended books.[26]

Hyman is a medical advisor for Bill and Hillary Clinton.[27]


  • The Blood Sugar Solution: 10-Day Detox Diet, (2014-02-25) (ISBN 9781619696051)
  • The Daniel Plan: 40 Days to a Healthier Life (ISBN 9780310344292)
  • The Blood Sugar Solution: The UltraHealthy Program for Losing Weight, Preventing Disease, and Feeling Great Now! (ISBN 9780316127370)
  • The UltraMind Solution: The Simple Way to Defeat Depression, Overcome Anxiety, and Sharpen Your Mind (ISBN 9781416549710)
  • The UltraSimple Diet: Kick-Start Your Metabolism and Safely Lose Up to 10 Pounds in 7 Days (ISBN 9781439171318)
  • Ultrametabolism: The Simple Plan for Automatic Weight Loss (ISBN 9780743272568)
  • The UltraMetabolism Cookbook: 200 Delicious Recipes that Will Turn on Your Fat-Burning DNA (ISBN 9781416549598)
  • Ultraprevention: The 6-Week Program That Will Make You Healthy for Life (ISBN 9780743448833)


  1. ^ a b "Haiti Relief Aid Unfurls". CBS. 17 January 2010. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  2. ^ Nancy Churnin (21 May 2013). "Dr. Mark Hyman spreads message about health being your best defense against disease in Dallas May 28 (plus, check out his awesome recipe for baked corn chips)". The Dallas Morning News. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Hilary gets healthy". New York Post. 6 August 2013. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  4. ^ Nanci Hellmich (6 February 2012). "Pastor Rick Warren born again to healthier living". USA Today. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  5. ^ "HARDCOVER ADVICE & MISC.". New York Times. 8 April 2012. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  6. ^ "HARDCOVER ADVICE & MISC". New York Times. 29 March 2009. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  7. ^ Marjie Gilliam Cox (23 February 2012). "Keep insulin levels balanced for good health". The Salt Lake Tribune. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  8. ^ a b Mark A. Hyman (2004). "INTEGRATIVE HEALTH AND MEDICINE: AN OPPORTUNITY FOR LEADERSHIP AND COLLABORATION". Alternative Therapies in Health & Medicine 10 (3): 10–11. 
  9. ^ Mark A. Hyman (2007). "Is the cure for brain disorders outside the brain". Alternative Therapies. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  10. ^ a b Mark Hyman (26 February 2009). "Testimony of Mark Hyman, M.D.". Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  11. ^ Fanto, Clarence (3 July 2013). "Berkshire Health Systems opening satellite office in Lenox, aims to fix physician shortage". The Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, Massachusetts). 
  12. ^ a b c Derek Gentile (26 January 2010). "Local couple provides medical relief for grieving Haitians". The Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, Massachusetts). 
  13. ^ "Mark Hyman". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  14. ^ a b "Dr. Mark Hyman". KAC Productions. Retrieved 17 September 2013. [dead link]
  15. ^ "Board of Directors". Retrieved 15 September 2014. 
  16. ^ "Physician-author Mark Hyman". PBS. 27 March 2012. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  17. ^ "Editorial Board". Alternative Therapies. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  18. ^ a b c d "MARK HYMAN, MD PRACTICING MEDICINE FOR THE FUTURE". Alternative Therapies in Health & Medicine 10 (4): 82–89. July 2004. 
  19. ^ "Turning Point: Q&A with Mark Hyman, MD". Kripalu. 7 April 2012. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  20. ^ "Excerpt:The UltraMind Solution'". ABC. 14 January 2008. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  21. ^ Len Sherman (ed.). "The Canyon Ranch Guide to Living Younger Longer". Canyon Ranch. 
  22. ^ "Full Committee Hearing - Integrative Care: A Pathway to a Healthier Nation". US Senate Committee. 26 February 2009. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  23. ^ Jenn Smith (11 January 2011). "Berkshire volunteers reflect on Haiti's road ahead". The Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, Massachusetts). 
  24. ^ Anugrah Kumar. "Rick Warren's Bestseller 'Daniel Plan' Seeks to Change Lives, Not Just Food Habits". Christian Post. Retrieved 31 January 2014. 
  25. ^ "Rick Warren, co-authors discuss their diet program, "The Daniel Plan"". CBS News. Retrieved 31 January 2014. 
  26. ^ "Nonrecommended Books". Retrieved 6 March 2014. 
  27. ^ Amy Chozick (April 11, 2014). "He Tells the Clintons How to Lose a Little". The New York Times. Retrieved April 14, 2014.