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Health Experts: Dr. Richard Glickman-Simon

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
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Health Experts: Dr. Richard Glickman-Simon

Dr. Richard Glickman-Simon

Richard Glickman-Simon, MD is the Medical Director at HealthGate. He is board-certified in family medicine and is an assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. He oversees the curriculum in Complementary and Alternative Medicine for several graduate programs at the medical school, and he teaches courses in both allopathic and non-allopathic medicine to Tufts undergraduates.

Dr. Glickman-Simon also chairs the Department of Western Biomedicine at the New England School of Acupuncture in Watertown, MA where he teaches students how to diagnose and treat diseases from a Western biomedical perspective. He previously worked in a primary care practice in the Boston area, providing patients with both conventional care and a variety of complementary medical services.

Dr. Glickman-Simon holds an M.D. from Tufts and a B.A. in physics from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. He completed his residency in family medicine at the University of Massachusetts in Worcester.

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Last reviewed August 2002

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