Daniel Amen, MD

Daniel Amen, MD believes that brain health is central to all health and success. In his words, “When your brain works right you work right, and when your brain is troubled you are much more likely to have trouble in your life.”  His work is dedicated to helping people have better brains and better lives.

Dr. Amen is a physician, double board-certified psychiatrist, award-winning researcher, and 10-time New York Times bestselling author. He is the founder of Amen Clinics with 9 locations across the US.  Amen Clinics has the world’s largest database of functional brain scans relating to behavior, totaling more than 180,000 scans on patients from 130 countries.

In 2010, Dr. Amen founded BrainMD Health, a fast-growing nutraceutical company dedicated to natural ways to optimize brain health and mental wellness. BrainMD Health offers a wide array of specialized, superior-grade formulas that support brain function, energy, memory and learning, mood, stress reduction, and sleep.

He is the lead researcher on the world’s largest brain imaging and rehabilitation study on professional football players.

Dr. Amen is the author or co-author of over 80 professional articles, seven book chapters, and over 45 books, including the #1 New York Times bestseller The Daniel Plan and the over one million copy bestseller Change Your Brain, Change Your Life.  His published scientific articles have appeared in prestigious journals, including Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, PLOS One.

He has written, produced, and hosted 15 national PBS programs about brain health, which have aired more than 120,000 times across North America.

Dr. Amen is happily married to Tana and is the father of four children and grandfather to five.  He is also an avid table tennis player.

Learn more: AmenClinics.com