Linda Isaacs, MD

Linda Isaacs, MD

Linda L. Isaacs, MD, received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Kentucky, graduating with High Distinction with a major in biochemistry. She was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She subsequently received her medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 1985. She completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the Department of Veteran's Affairs Medical Center at New York University Medical School, and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. She has been working with Dr Gonzalez in his research efforts since 1985.

For most of the past 20 years, I have worked along with Nicholas Gonzalez, M.D., offering a nutritionally-based therapy to patients with cancer and other degenerative diseases.


We realized very quickly that patients who had not thought through their treatment choice rarely stuck with their program long enough to see if it worked. Thus we tried to understand the motivations of new patients as they decided to pursue this treatment. Their thought processes determined their compliance with the therapy and affected their interactions with us, their physicians. In addition, we have strived always to steadily accumulate data on the method we use to demonstrate its merit—and if patients do not follow a therapy, it is impossible to tell if it would have worked. So in order to best help the patients, and to make any progress in researching this method, we needed to be as sure as possible that our patients had made clear decisions and would follow through with them.

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