Richard Horowitz

Richard I Horowitz


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 specializes in the treatment of Lyme Disease and other tick-borne disorders, where he has treated over 12,000 Chronic Lyme disease patients in the last 30 years. He is former Assistant Director of Medicine of Vassar Brothers Hospital in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and is one of the founding members and past president elect of ILADS, the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society. He is also past president of the ILADEF, the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Educational Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the education of health care professionals on tick-borne diseases.
Dr Horowitz has presented at numerous local, national, and international scientific conferences on Lyme disease and has published on the role of novel “persister” drugs, co-infections and toxins in Lyme borreliosis. He has dedicated his life to helping those stricken with this devastating illness. His national bestselling books “Why Can’t I Get Better? Solving the Mystery of Lyme and Chronic Disease” and “How Can I Get Better? An Action Plan for Treating Resistant Lyme and Chronic Disease” (St Martin’s Press, February 2017) explains his full classical and integrative approach to helping those stricken with tick borne diseases, immune dysfunction and resistant chronic illness.

Internal Medicine

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Medical director

Hudson Valley Healing Arts Center, Hyde Park, N.Y.
Internal Medicine


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