- Expert: Russell Greenfield, M.D.
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Russell H. Greenfield, M.D. is the Director of Greenfield Integrative Healthcare (GIH), PLLC and President of Greenfield Consulting (GC), LLC.
He completed his residency training in emergency medicine at Harbor / UCLA Medical Center and subsequently entered into an administrative / teaching fellowship at the same institution. He moved to Charlotte, NC and became involved in the emergency medicine residency program at Carolinas Medical Center, where he was honored as the inaugural recipient of the Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching. He then became one of the first four physicians worldwide to graduate from the Fellowship in Integrative Medicine at The University of Arizona College of Medicine under the direct instruction of Dr. Andrew Weil.
Dr. Greenfield returned to NC to become the founding medical director of Carolinas Integrative Health, a freestanding center in Charlotte owned and operated by the Carolinas HealthCare System. He was a consultant to the Federation of State Medical Boards in the development of national model guidelines for the use of complementary and alternative therapies, and is co-author of Healthy Child, Whole Child (2nd ed. HarperCollins, 2009).
Dr. Greenfield maintains a private consultative medical practice in Charlotte, consults with media and industry on integrative health initiatives, and lectures widely. He is the editor of Alternative Medicine Alert, a monthly newsletter designed for healthcare professionals. He also directs the creation of wellness information for shoppers for Harris Teeter, Inc.
Professional affiliations include Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and Visiting Assistant Professor at The University of Arizona College of Medicine.
In his spare time he likes nothing more than spending time with his wife and children. His personal interests are baseball and anything related to The Lord of the Rings.