About Joseph Kaye, M.D. of Optimal Wellness MD
From an early age, Dr. Kaye knew he would become a physician. He has had a lifelong fascination with how the body functions and how we can use diet, medicine, and the natural substances all around us to enhance our health. These substances may be Bioidentical Hormones, natural medicines derived from plants, vitamins, or nutrients.
Joseph Kaye, M.D. was raised on an organic farm, which instilled in him awareness of the importance of healthy, locally grown food and a proper diet. Today, he has a strong emphasis on diet in his practice and operates a highly successful weight-loss program.
In addition, Dr. Kaye has trained extensively in traditional allopathic medicine, completing residencies in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine and has cared for over 15,000 patients in his career thus far.
At his current Integrative and Functional Medicine practice, Dr. Kaye merges natural and traditional medicine, with a focus on weight loss, Bioidentical Hormone Replacement, sports nutrition, mood and neurological disorders, reversal of chronic disease, anti-aging medicine, preconception medicine, and detoxification. Dr. Kaye dedicates his practice to guiding his patients through the process of healthy aging and helping them to alleviate or reverse chronic illness.
Boston Bioidentical Doctor Kaye helps women and men find relief from symptoms of hormonal imbalance such as low libido, weight gain, irritability, depression, hot flashes and loss of muscle mass. Dr. Kaye offers his patients Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy and customized nutrition, supplements, and fitness programs, as well as standard and complementary medical treatment.
Using advanced laboratory, genomic, and physical testing that is not available to most physicians, Dr. Kaye and his associates attempt to identify unsuspected causes of chronic conditions, which can then be corrected, returning his patients to a state of wellness and vitality.
Dr. Kaye has trained in Mind-Body Medicine through Harvard and uses Meditation, Biofeedback, and Stress Management in his practice. Dr. Kaye practices what he advocates to his patients and can discuss his programs from his experience as a patient. He exercises daily, follows a prudent low-stress, nontoxic lifestyle, eats a healthy diet with appropriate supplementation, and has been treated with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy since 2005.
Dr. Kaye received his Bachelors in Science, Magna Cum Laude from Pennsylvania State University and graduated with honors from Jefferson Medical College in 1989. He has completed a Surgery Internship, residencies in both Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine, and has obtained extensive postgraduate training and board-certification in Integrative and Holistic Medicine and in Anti-aging and Functional Medicine.
He has completed a fellowship in Anti-aging and functional medicine sponsored by the American Academy of Anti-aging Medicine. He is a member of the Sigma Xi and Alpha Omega Alpha scientific and medical honor societies, a member of the American College of Physicians, the American College of Emergency Physicians, the Massachusetts Medical Society, the American Holistic Medical Association and the Institute for Functional Medicine.