Dr Frank Lipman Bio | Wiki
Dr Frank Lipman is a popular South African celebrity doctor, acupuncturist, and alternative medicine advocate who lives in New York. He took interest in herbal medicine and homeopathy whilst in Africa and began to practice acupuncture during his residency in the South Bronx in the United States.
In 1987, Frank obtained his New York acupuncture license and in 1992 set up his own clinic on Fifth Avenue the Eleven Eleven Wellness Center. Frank says he took up acupuncture because he became disillusioned with American medicine. Frank also practices integrative medicine. Lately Frank practices what he calls “Good Medicine” a mixture of western and alternative medicine. Frank’s clients have included Maggie Gyllenhaal, Donna Karan, and Gwyneth Paltrow.
Frank writes articles for Paltrow’s Goop website. He is Chief Medical Officer for The Well in New York City. Frank has been criticized for making arguments against swine flu vaccination. Peter Lipson of Science-Based Medicine wrote that Frank has “pour out volumes of ignorance” about the subject and criticized Frank for giving dangerous and irresponsible medical advice.
Dr Frank Lipman Age
Frank was born in 1954, in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is 69 years old.
Dr Frank Lipman Height
He is a man of above-average stature. Frank stands at a height of 5 ft 9 in (Approx 1.75 m).
Dr Frank Lipman Family
Frank was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, to his parents. Currently, Frank has not mentioned any details concerning his parents or if he has siblings.
Dr Frank Lipman Wife
Frank is married to his wife Janice. The two are from South Africa.
Dr Frank Lipman Education
Frank received his medical degree from the University of the Witwatersrand and has been in practice for more than 20 years.
Dr Frank Lipman Diet
He is a believer in detoxification and claims to do “three or four cleanses a year”. He has stated that “gluten and sugar are the devil” and takes his patients off gluten even if they do not have a wheat sensitivity, as he claims that gluten causes inflammation in the body. Frank also advocates a low-carbohydrate high-fat diet consisting of grass-fed animal source foods with no grains and limited fruit and has also promoted the paleo diet. Frank recommends grass-fed butter, goat and sheep’s milk cheese, and leafy vegetables.
He disputes the current saturated fat guidelines and argues against low-fat diets. In a 2018 interview Frank said that “if the fat comes from nature, or if it’s made by God, it’s more than likely healthy for you” and “natural fats, avocados, coconut oil, meat from grass-fed animals, eggs, these are all good, healthy fats, and it’s only in the past 50 years that we fell into this low-fat ideology.”
He says that all people should take four daily supplements: multivitamins, vitamin D, omega-3, and probiotics. Frank also recommends that people should supplement with 2,000 IU of vitamin D every day. He has also incorrectly stated that 80% of the United States population is deficient in magnesium and recommends that people soak in magnesium oil or Epsom salts to get magnesium via their skin. Yvette d’Entremont has commented that magnesium deficiencies are rare and has criticized Frabjk’s advice as unreasonable. Frank claims to be a “big proponent of intermittent fasting”.
Dr Frank Lipman Books
– The New Health Rules
– How to Be Well: The 6 Keys to a Happy and Healthy Life
– Young and Slim for Life: 10 Essential Steps to Achieve Total Vitality and Kick-Start Weight Loss
– Bestseller HOW TO BE WELL
Dr Frank Lipman Net Worth
Frank gets his wealth from his work as a South African celebrity doctor, acupuncturist, and alternative medicine advocate who lives in New York. Therefore, Frank has accumulated a decent fortune over the years. Frank’s estimated net worth is $1.5 million.
How Old Is Dr Frank Lipman
Frank is a 69-year-old who was born in 1954, in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Is Dr Frank Lipman Married
Yes, Frank is married to his wife Janice. The two are from South Africa.
Who Is Dr Frank Lipman
He is a South African celebrity doctor, acupuncturist, and alternative medicine advocate who lives in New York. He took an interest in herbal medicine and homeopathy whilst in Africa and began to practice acupuncture during his residency in the South Bronx in the United States.
Dr Frank Lipman Social media Handles
Twitter – @DrFrankLipman
Instagram – franklipmanmd