Kent Holtorf, M.D., is the medical director of the Holtorf Medical Group (HoltorfMed.com) and the nation-wide Holtorf Medical Group Affiliate Centers. He is also founder and director of the non-profit National Academy of Hypothyroidism (NAH), (NAHypothyroidism.org), which is dedicated to dissemination of new information to doctors and patients on the diagnosis and treatment of hypothyroidism.
He has personally trained numerous physicians across the country in the use of bioidentical hormones, hypothyroidism, complex endocrine dysfunction, and innovative treatments of chronic fatigue syndrome, weight loss, fibromyalgia, and chronic infectious diseases, including Lyme disease.
He is a fellowship lecturer for the American Board of Anti-aging Medicine, the Endocrinology expert for AOL Health, and is a guest editor and peer-reviewer for a number of medical journals including Endocrine, Postgraduate Medicine, and Pharmacy Practice. Dr. Holtorf has published a number of peer-reviewed endocrine reviews, including on the safety and efficacy of bioidentical hormones, inaccuracies of standard thyroid testing, testosterone replacement for men and women, the diagnosis and treatment of growth hormone deficiency, and on the diagnosis, treatment of adrenal dysfunction in chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia, peripheral thyroid hormone conversion and its impact on TSH and metabolic activity and the clinic applications of thyroid hormone transport into cellular tissue.
He has helped to demonstrate that much of the long-held dogma in endocrinology is inaccurate. He is a contributing editor to Denis Wilson's just-published Evidence-Based Approach to Restoring Thyroid Health. He has also been a featured guest on numerous television shows, and quoted in numerous print media.