Raphael Kellman, MD, graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, pioneered a groundbreaking new brand of medicine and healing. He seamlessly integrates holistic and functional medicine with his visionary understanding of the world and nature, the root of who we are and its connection to health and healing. Dr. Kellman was the first doctor to recognize the profound importance of the microbiome; he speaks on the topic around the world and coined the term “Microbiome Medicine.” Widely respected as a groundbreaking force in holistic and functional medicine, Dr. Kellman has diagnosed countless thousands of patients around the world suffering from undiagnosed thyroid disease through his innovative testing approach which goes much deeper than conventional testing. At his New York City medical practice, Dr. Kellman treats gastrointestinal issues, chronic fatigue syndrome, heart disease, autoimmune disorders, Lyme disease, cancer, autism spectrum disorders, and unexplained, unresolved health issues. Informed by his background in the philosophy of science, Dr. Kellman’s treatments are administered with compassion and kindness. He draws on the latest research to address patients’ biochemistry, metabolism, hormones, genetics, environment, emotions, and life circumstances to help them achieve optimal health. In addition to providing patient care and managing a thriving medical practice, Dr. Kellman is a best-selling author, and lectures all over the world, advocating for whole-patient care and discussing his cutting-edge approach to curing illness through healing the microbiome. Dr. Kellman lives with his wife and two young daughters—his greatest inspiration for revolutionizing healthcare—in New York City.
This inner ecology plays a key role in our health because it can affect multiple systems simultaneously; it is intertwined and inseparable from us. At the Kellman Center, we endeavor to provide a path to health and healing through improving the health of the human microbiome. Because the influence of this “forgotten organ” is so far-reaching, we start patient evaluations by looking for microbiome imbalances, such as small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO). By restoring a healthy balance to this invisible ecosystem, we transform patients’ lives for the better. Patients experience increased energy, greater clarity, and better spirits—a testament to the power of healing the gut.
Many symptoms of an imbalanced microbiome appear unrelated to the gut. Some may include acne, depression, fatigue, fibromyalgia, headaches, high blood pressure, inflammation or, joint pain. Based on research and experience, we recognize such a strong connection between the microbiome and overall health that we always look to the microbiome.
At the Kellman Center person is diagnosed as an individual, instead of relying on routine tests that identify conditions based on values determined by the population range. They get to know every patient; they recognize that the longer a problem persists, the less likely that a blood test will reveal it. Find out more about the Kellman Center and how to become a patient: LEARN MORE >>