Gladys McGarey, MD

Holistic Medicine Pioneer

Over the past sixty years, Dr. Gladys McGarey has pioneered a new way of thinking about disease and health that has transformed the way we imagine healthcare and self-care around the world.

At over one hundred years old, Dr. McGarey still offers life consultations to help people connect with their physician within. Recognized as a pioneer of the allopathic and holistic medical movements, she is also a founding diplomat of the American Board of Holistic Medicine. She is the co-founder and past president of the American Holistic Medical Association (now the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine), as well as the co-founder of the Academy of Parapsychology and Medicine.

Dr. Gladys lives and works in Scottsdale, Arizona, where for many years she shared a medical practice with her daughter. She currently has a life consulting practice, maintains a healthy diet, and enjoys a good piece of cake every now and then. As she approaches 103, Dr. McGarey has a ten-year plan and an eye on a healthier and more joyful future for us all.