March 9th, 2018
Benjamin F. Asher, MD, FACS
Evolving From Fear into Love: The New Medical Paradigm
Fear has been one of the cornerstones of Western medical practice. It permeates all facets of healthcare and it is antithetical to the healing process. The enlightened age of medicine has it’s foundations in the field and vibration of love, the fundamental frequency of creation. This presentation will be an exploration of a physician’s transition from the established paradigm of fear based practice into the open hearted field of love based medicine.
A New York City based, board-certified Otolaryngologist (Head and Neck Surgeon) Dr. Asher has been at the forefront of applying alternative methods to ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat) disorders since the beginning of his medical career over thirty years ago. Prior to attending medical school, Dr. Asher worked as a full-time meditation teacher. His four decades of meditation practice and spiritual inquiry have informed his perspectives on health and wholeness.
His quest to identify the root cause of symptoms led him into the field of chronic systemic illness, particularly in the area of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. Supporting patients with complex ailments was the impetus for investigating how health challenges can serve as a portal way to positive personal transformation.
Dr. Asher’s conventional training includes: the University of Iowa where he was selected to serve as Chief Resident; and Harvard Medical School, where he completed a fellowship in Pediatric ENT. He has served on the faculty of Harvard, Washington University, and Dartmouth medical schools.
He has served on the board of the American Holistic Medical Association and is the founder and former chairperson of the Committee on Alternative Medicine for the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.
Dr. Asher has published numerous professional articles and book chapters.