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About Gordon Saxe, MD

Gordon Saxe, MD, is a preventive and integrative medicine physician who provides chronic disease management and helps people prevent and treat disease through integrative and lifestyle medicine. He uses evidence-based therapeutic approaches such as diet and nutrition, exercise, body-mind stress reduction and sleep management to decrease disease risk and illness.

Dr. Saxe is director of the UC San Diego Center for Integrative Nutrition and chair of the Krupp Endowment for research on the benefits of natural complementary and alternative medicine.

He has conducted research on the epidemiology of diet and cancers of prostate, breast, and pancreas, diet and body-mind exercise to control the spread of advanced prostate cancer, and diet and gene expression in prostate cancer. His research has been published in peer-reviewed journals including Integrative Cancer Therapies, The Journal of Urology, The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, and The Journal of the American College of Nutrition.

Dr. Saxe completed his residency at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester. He earned his medical degree from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in East Lansing and his doctoral degree in epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health in Ann Arbor. Dr. Saxe completed a Master of Public Health degree at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in New Orleans. He is a fellow of the American College Nutrition and a member of the Society for Integrative Oncology.

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UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, MI

Doctoral Degree

  • University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI

Residency

  • University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

Gender

  • Male

Date Joined Staff

  • 2011-03-24

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine

Conditions and Treatments

  • Integrative Medicine
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Stress Reduction
  • Nutrition
  • Chronic Disease Management
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted