The function of the WeHeal Medical Advisory Board is to bring together top minds in medicine to assist WeHeal with maximizing our value to specific patient communities, and to help create valuable content for WeHeal TV programming. It is a great way for medical professionals, doctors and researchers, that have little time to volunteer, to participate and add value to the WeHeal CrowdHealing Movement.
DR. PETER ABACI, MD Dr. Abaci is a widely respected expert on chronic pain management who, in addition to his acclaimed work with patients, has successfully managed his own chronic pain. He is board certified in anesthesia and pain management by the American Board of Anesthesiology and serves as Medical Director of the nationally recognized Bay Area Pain and Wellness Center, located in Los Gatos, California, which he co-founded. He is the author of Take Charge of Your Chronic Pain: The Latest Research, Cutting-Edge Tools, and Alternative Treatments for Feeling Better, and the Spanish edition, Hágase Cargo De Su Dolor Crónico: Lo Último en Investigaciones, Herramientas Innovadoras, y Tratamientos Alternativos para Sentirse Mejor. Dr. Abaci also serves as an expert and weekly contributor for the Chronic Pain Community on WebMD.[show_more more=”Show More” less=”Show Less” color=”#0066CC” list=”»”]Find Dr. Abaci on: Facebook | LinkedIn | PeterAbaci.com
DR. John E. Massey, MD John E. Massey, M.D. attended Santa Clara University where he completed a bachelor’s degree in biology. He received his Medical Doctorate from Stanford University School of Medicine in 1991. During his medical school training, Dr. Massey received the McGraw-Hill award as the number one ranked medical student in his class.
After medical school, Dr. Massey completed an internship in Internal Medicine at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. His anesthesia residency was performed at Stanford University Medical Center. During his last year, Dr. Massey was Chief Resident at the Palo Alto Veterans Administration Hospital. While attending Stanford, Dr. Massey received a clinical competence award as one of the top residents in his class. Dr. Massey was asked to do a fellowship in pain management at Stanford. He completed this fellowship in 1996 and was hired as Attending Physician and Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology. Dr. Massey taught in the medical school and pain management clinic for the next two years prior to leaving Stanford to go into private practice. [show_more more=”Show More” less=”Show Less” color=”#0066CC” list=”»”]Dr. John Massey is double board certified in both Anesthesia and Pain Management.
Dr. Massey continues to teach as Adjunct Clinical Faculty through the Stanford University Pain Management Center. This, in addition to his continuing daily service through the BAPWC, encompasses his primary activities. Dr. Massey actively participates in the local medical communities through the Santa Clara County Medical Association while maintaining strong ties to the pain management community through memberships in the International Association for the Study of Pain and the American Board of Anesthesia. He is also a member of the American Medical Association. For more information visit: Bay Area Pain and Wellness Center[/show_more]
DR. BRAD WEST, ND Dr. West is a 2004 graduate of NCNM/NUNM in Portland, OR. His focus and training is in naturopathic primary care. His emphasis is on chronic disease treatment and reversal, prevention, research, nature-cure, dermatology, endocrinology and gastroenterology as well as chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia. His mentors are many but he has studied extensively with Dr’s T (Tel-Oren and Teitelbaum:) for many years. Dr Brad is the first doctor in the area trained by these world-renowned MDs. With internships in IV Therapy and as a Hygienic Physician, Dr. Brad uses detoxification and deep healing through fasting, chelation, drainage/homeopathy, nutrition/food-as-medicine, targeted supplementation, bio-identical HRT and functional lab testing.
Jose Balanos, M.D. Nimbus-T | Identity | Blockchain | Innovation
Jose Bolanos MD is Managing Director of Venture-Med Angel Investor. He is CEO of Nimbus-T focused on Secure Healthcare Identity Management and Authentication. Please join our Facebook group http://bit.ly/Nimbus-T
His consulting practice has provided strategic development and positioning of many healthcare startup companies. He is a speaker on funding healthcare startup companies and is passionate about innovation. He trained at Stanford Medical Center as an Ob/Gyn specialist and served in clinical practice for over 20 years.[show_more more=”Show More” less=”Show Less” color=”#0066CC” list=”»”]
Current CEO of Nimbus Technologies focused on securing healthcare information and network security.
* Past researcher at UC Davis in human sperm cryopreservation and fertilization.
* Past Chief Strategist for LifeMed ID which focused on patient identity management using Smart Card technologies and Cloud based infrastructure.
* His emphasis on managing patient healthcare data for hospitals, HIEs and ACOs.
* Past CEO of New Americas Medical Group, a physician IPA dealing with managed care solutions for Hispanic patient healthcare delivery.
– Sept 2014 – Healthcare Transformation Group (10 IDNs) Kaiser Sponsored Garfield Innovation Center, Oakland CA – “The Future in Healthcare Transformation.”
– May 2014 – Dialogue on Disparity, Washington DC – “Advances in Technology to Bridge the Cultural Disparity Gap.”
– March 2014 – National Hispanic Medical Association, Washington DC – “Best Practices for Technology to Engage Hispanic Patients.”
– January 2014 – N. California HIMSS, San Francisco, CA – Innovation and Technology Summit | Moderator of a panel including Prentice Tom MD, CMO CEP America, Michael Arratow MD, CMO San Mateo Medical Center and Aenor Sawyer MD, Director of Digital Health at UCSF.
– August 2013 – UBM – Med Device San Diego – “Successful Funding Strategies for Startups.”
Carl C. Bell, M.D.
Staff Psychiatrist Jackson Park Hospital Family Medicine Clinic MOB – 1st Floor 1625 E. 75th Street Chicago, IL 60649 ; Clinical Psychiatrist Emeritus, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago; Former President/C.E.O. – Community Mental Health Council, Inc. Director – Institute for Juvenile Research (Birthplace of Child Psychiatry) (ret.) Professor of Psychiatry and Public Health – University of Illinois at Chicago (ret.)
ERIC DREW – Founder / Spokesperson / Chairman / Patient Advocate. Eric is currently serving his 11th year as chairman of the EDF. Although he is busy with his professional career managing a variety of domestic and international companies and investments, his passion is helping people who are struggling to survive like he was. He spends many hours each day consulting individual patient cases and promoting the foundation bearing his namesake. He still has substantial medical issues to deal with resulting from his extensive treatment but doesn’t let it slow him down. He enjoys golfing, hiking, lecturing and traveling the world empowering people and giving hope along the way.