W. Lee Cowden, MD, MD(H) has studied integrative medicine since 1975 and has practiced integrative medicine with great success with his patients from 1986 until 2019, when he retired from private practice in order to pursue full-time teaching. After conventional training at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston and completing an internal medicine residency and a dual fellowship in Cardiology and Critical Care Medicine at St. Louis University Hospital Group, he was board-certified as an internist and cardiologist in 1985. He gained his Homeopathic MD license in Arizona in 2005 by exam.
Dr. Cowden is internationally known for his knowledge and skill in practicing and teaching integrative medicine. He has contributed to many health books (in addition to those he has co-authored), has written numerous articles on integrative medicine and has pioneered successful treatments of cardiovascular diseases, cancer, autism, Lyme disease, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia and many other illnesses. Dr. Cowden is also a recognized leader in the practice of evaluative kinesiology, electrodermal screening, homeopathy, orthomolecular and herbal therapies, German neural-therapy, electro-cutaneous stimulation, as well as fixed-magnetic, electromagnetic, and detoxification therapies. In 2008, Dr. Cowden co-founded the Academy of Comprehensive Integrative Medicine and serves as the organization’s Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board and is an Academy Professor.