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44 East 67th Street
New York, New York 10065
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(212) 535-1012

The official site of Dr. Woodson Merrell, author of The Detox Prescription and Chairman of the Department of Integrative Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center, a member of The Mount Sinai Health Systems, New York.

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The homepage of the official website for Dr. Woodson Merrell, author of The Detox Prescription.

44 EAST 67th STREET    NEW YORK, NEW YORK    10065    (212) 535-1012

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Woodson Merrell, MD

Dr. Woodson Merrell has been on a mission to transform medicine and healthcare since he started his practice in Integrative Internal Medicine in New York City in 1986. He has been a pioneer and national leader in developing the field of Integrative Medicine, which combines the best evidence-based therapeutic approaches from conventional and complementary medicine.

His practice includes acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutrition, homeopathy, and mind-body stress reduction techniques along with conventional internal medicine and diagnostics. He is Executive Director of the Continuum Center for Health and Healing in New York, chairman of the Department of Integrative Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center, a member of the Mt. Sinai Health System, and visiting assistant professor of family and social medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Dr. Merrell is the author of two books, Power Up and, soon-to-be released, The Detox Prescription. As one of the world's leading experts on Integrative Medicine, Dr. Merrell has been frequently quoted in national publications including Time, The New Yorker, The New York Times and Town and Country, and has made numerous television appearances including on Good Morning America, CBS News and The Dr. Oz show. More on Dr. Merrell.

Visit Dr. Merrell on Facebook at facebook.com/docmerrell

Follow Dr. Merrell on Twitter @docmerrell

Visit Dr. Merrell at goodreads.com/docmerrell

View articles featuring Dr. Merrell here.

Read Dr. Merrell's blog on the Huffington Post.

The one cleanse that really matters.
— Joseph Hooper, Elle magazine

Dr. Merrell's newest book, The Detox Prescription (Rodale, 2013) is available now in stores and online. With a foreword by Dean Ornish, MD, it includes 3, 7, and 21-day plans for detoxing your life, including complete menu plans with more than 100 delicious detoxifying recipes, a 3-day juice cleanse and a complete lifestyle plan for detoxifying. Read more about the book and order here

News

Watch Dr. Merrell discussing the 3-day juice cleanse from The Detox Prescription on The Dr. Oz Show: Part I and Part II.

Watch Dr. Merrell discussing the 3-day juice cleanse from The Detox Prescription on The Dr. Oz Show: Part I and Part II.

Praise for The Detox Prescription

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Every once in a while, a game-changing book comes along that breaks through the chatter and provides a powerful new vision for solving our big problems.
— MARK HYMAN, MD, author of #1 New York Times bestseller, The Blood Sugar Solution
 "The Detox Prescription is an invaluable guide to healthy living."--Ken Cook, president, Environmental Working Group.
The Detox Prescription is an invaluable guide to healthy living, which starts with sensible, carefully designed steps anyone can take to clean up their diet and their immediate environment.
— KEN COOK, president, Environmental Working Group
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Dr. Merrell marries his massive clinical experience with cutting-edge science to craft a smart detox approach that will change lives.
— MEHMET OZ, MD
"The Detox Prescription is a game changer. Dr. Merrell painstakingly developed a program that any reader can benefit from." --Ashley Koff, RD, creator of the AKA List. 
The Detox Prescription is a game changer! Dr. Merrell painstakingly developed a program that any reader can benefit from, and any healthcare practitioner can feel secure in its benefits for their patients.
— ASHLEY KOFF, RD, nutritionist
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Dr. Merrell’s cleanse is impeccable. He has created the most well-researched, highly effective, and doable detox available today.
— KRIS CARR, New York Times bestselling author, Crazy Sexy Diet and Crazy Sexy Kitchen
"The Detox Prescription...cuts through much of the mystery of detoxification to deliver a clear path to the whats, whys, and hows of a well-structured clinical detoxification program."--Jeffrey Bland, PhD, FACN, FACB, president, Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute and Founder, Institute for Functional Medicine.
The Detox Prescription...cuts through much of the mystery of detoxification to deliver a clear path to the whats, whys, and hows of a well-structured clinical detoxification program.
— JEFFREY BLAND, PhD, FACN, FACB, president, Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute

Praise for Dr. Merrell's previous book, Power Up

Woody helped teach me integrative medicine, but I still took copious notes on his sensational 21-Day Program.
— MEHMET OZ, MD
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My old friend Dr. Woodson Merrell has been an enormous help to me and many of my friends.
— RICHARD GERE
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Woody Merrell, MD is the doctor of the future.
— CHRISTIANE NORTHRUP, MD, New York Times bestselling author, The Wisdom of Menopause and Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom
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In today’s world, there are countless doctors who are specialists, but Woody really treats the patient first, not only the disease.
— DONNA KARAN

Affiliations

Dr. Merrell is Executive Director of the Continuum Center for Health and Healing.

Dr. Merrell is Executive Director of the Continuum Center for Health and Healing.

Dr. Merrell is a member of The Dr. Oz Show Medical Advisory Board. He has been a member of the HealthCorps Board of Advisors since Dr. Oz founded the organization to fight obesity. Listen to Dr. Oz's interview with Dr. Merrell.

Dr. Merrell is a member of The Dr. Oz Show Medical Advisory Board. He has been a member of the HealthCorps Board of Advisors since Dr. Oz founded the organization to fight obesity. Listen to Dr. Oz's interview with Dr. Merrell.

Dr. Merrell is a founding member of Bravenet, a practice-based research network for Integrative Medicine funded by the Bravewell Collaborative.

Dr. Merrell is a founding member of Bravenet, a practice-based research network for Integrative Medicine funded by the Bravewell Collaborative.

Dr. Merrell is a founding member of the Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine.
Since 1988 Dr. Merrell has been on the faculty of medicine at his alma mater (M.D. '76), Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Since 1988 Dr. Merrell has been on the faculty of medicine at his alma mater (M.D. '76), Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Photograph (top), "Meditation Bench at the Center for Health and Healing": ©Alex Stark