Leo Galland, MD


Leo Galland, MD is a board-certified internist, an international best-selling author and one of the founders of Functional Medicine. He has been a pioneer in applying research on the gut microbiome to the treatment of patients with complex, chronic illness.

Since the onset of the pandemic he has devoted most of his time to research on COVID-19 and to the education of other health practitioners in understanding the biology of the disease.

He has created a series of documents and videos on the Long COVID Syndrome, intended for the general public and for health professionals.

Educated at Harvard University and the New York University School of Medicine, he has received the Linus Pauling Award from the Institute of Functional Medicine for developing basic concepts of Functional Medicine, and many other awards, including the Albert Norris Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award from Marquis Who’s Who for his contributions to medical innovation. He is recognized in The Leading Physicians of the World and America’s Top Doctors.

Dr. Galland has contributed to world medical literature with several dozen articles in scientific journals and chapters in medical textbooks. He created the section on Functional Foods for the Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition. His latest publication, Long COVID: Prevention and Treatment, is available at no charge on his website.

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