Dr. Peter Attia is a health speaker, researcher, nutrition and longevity expert, and the founder of Attia Medical, PC, a medical practice focusing on the applied science of longevity and optimal performance. His practice applies nutrition science, lipidology, four-system endocrinology, sleep physiology, stress management, and exercise physiology to minimize the risk of chronic disease onset, while simultaneously improving healthspan.
When not helping others, Attia writes the Eating Academy blog, which charts his own adventures in nutrition and examines scientific evidence surrounding food, weight loss and disease risk.
Attia trained for five years at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in general surgery, where he was the recipient of several prestigious awards, including resident of the year, and the author of a comprehensive review of general surgery. He also spent two years at NIH as a surgical oncology fellow at the National Cancer Institute where his research focused on immune-based therapies for melanoma.
He has since been mentored by some of the most experienced and innovative lipidologists, endocrinologists, gynecologists, sleep physiologists, and longevity scientists in the United States and Canada.
Attia was the founder and president of a medical research organization that funded human clinical trials in nutrition and metabolic disease. During his four years as president, they raised and deployed over $40 million.
Attia earned his M.D. from Stanford University and holds a B.Sc. in mechanical engineering and applied mathematics.