Dr Richard Horowitz is a board certified internist in private practice in Hyde Park, N.Y. He is medical director of the Hudson Valley Healing Arts Center, an integrative medical center which combines both classical and complementary approaches in the treatment of Chronic Lyme Disease and other tick-borne disorders He has treated over 12,000 Chronic Lyme Disease patients in the last 20 years, with patients coming from all over the US, Canada, and Europe to his clinic. He is former Assistant Director of Medicine of Vassar Brothers Hospital in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and is the former president elect of ILADS, the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society. He now serves as president of the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Educational Foundation (ILADEF), a non-profit educational foundation whose mission is to educate health professionals in the diagnosis and treatment of tick-borne disorders.
Dr Horowitz has presented at numerous local, national, and international scientific conferences on Lyme Disease, and has published on the role of co-infections and toxins in Chronic Lyme Borreliosis. He was recently awarded Humanitarian of the Year award by the Turn the Corner Foundation for his treatment of Lyme Disease, and has dedicated his life to helping those stricken with this devastating illness.