Dr. Michael Aziz is a physician, author, and broadcast media commentator. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. He is an attending physician at Lenox Hill Hospital. Dr. Aziz completed his training at Albert Einstein College of Medicine "Long Island Jewish Medical Center," and "Staten Island University Hospital." Before opening his practice in 2002, Dr. Aziz worked for 4 years in primary care settings, emergency rooms, multi-specialty offices, and as hospitalist. This gave him a vast experience. Dr. Aziz is a member of the American College of Physicians and the American Society of Internal Medicine. He is also a fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine in the United Kingdom. Dr. Aziz has appeared as a keynote speaker before many prestigious groups nationally and internationally such as the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.
Dr. Aziz is the founder of the practice that focuses on Functional Medicine or treating the root cause of disease. In his first book, " The Perfect 10 Diet," Dr. Aziz details his experience as a physician. He was disappointed to see many outdated guidelines preached by various medical organizations. Many research studies demonstrated the danger of low-fat diets and synthetic hormones. Dr. Aziz had to find his own way to improve his health and his patients, hence, his interest in natural remedies, peptides, bio-identical hormones, and going back to a natural diet. Dr Aziz retrained with the the American Academy of Anti-aging in Functional Medicine.
Dr. Aziz authored "The Perfect 10 Diet." A diet that encourages full-fat products from butter to whole milk. It was an opposite sharp contrast to the low-fat diet dogma. "The Perfect 10 Diet" was also in sharp contrast to low-carb diets as it didn't allow any chemicals such as nitrites or artifical sweeteners, not just sugar.
"The Perfect 10 Diet" helped thousands of his patients live better and improve their health. His patients dropped tons of weight, normalized their blood pressure, and improved their cholesterol naturally. He was compelled to get the message out to the masses and write a book. "The Perfect 10 Diet" which started in the office as pamphlets was now a book in the spotlight. "The Perfect 10 Diet" and Dr. Michael Aziz were featured on the cover of "First for Women," one of the largest magazine in the United States. "The Perfect 10 Diet" went on to become a national bestseller. "The Perfect 10 Diet" hit the number 1 spot on Barnes and Noble in 2010. In 2011, "The Perfect 10 Diet" hit the number 1 spot on Amazon for 12 consecutive weeks. "The Perfect 10 Diet" was translated into many languages including; Italian, Chinese, Mandarin, Slovenian, Urdu, Malay, and Indonesian. Dr. Aziz and "The Perfect 10 Diet" were featured on countless TV shows including "The View," "The Doctors," "Fox and Freinds", and "Dr. Oz."
Dr Aziz authored his second book in 2023 after the Covid-19 pandemic showed him our vulneralbity as a nation compared to other nations that weathered the pandemic better. As Americans we are leaving 2 decades on the table that we can live in great health. "The Ageless Plan,'' is a book that promotes health and longevity through lifestyle, supplements, medications, and peptides. The book has been picked by HCI publishing house and is due for release in September 2024.
Dr Aziz is a prolific medical contributor to "Life Extension Magazine," and "The Boardroom Newsletters" which reach over 7 million subscribers with health advice. Dr. Aziz's columns, articles, and opinions have been published in the LA Times, CNN, Washington Post, WebMD, NY Post, the Daily News, as well as in many magazines internationally such as Paris Match.
Dr. Aziz regularly provides medical commentary on many health networks, including NPR, Fox and Friends, ABC, WGN Chicago, NBC, Telemundo, and Dubai TV. Dr. Aziz is passionate about philanthropy. He has volunteered to help New Yorkers during the Covid-19 pandemic, and has volunteered in underserved rural areas in Indonesia.