Shalts, M.D., D.Ht., is a vice-president of the National
Center for Homeopathy and a trustee of the American Institute of
Homeopathy. Born and raised in Russia, he graduated from medical
school in Moscow. He practiced family medicine and homeopathy there
until 1988, when he immigrated to the United States. For four years
after his arrival, he worked as a postdoctoral research scientist at
Columbia University. He then completed psychiatric residency
training at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City, where he
was appointed chief resident.
Dr. Shalts serves on the faculty of the Center
for Health and Healing at the Beth Israel Medical Center in New
York, the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the UMDNJ
Institute for Complementary and Alternative Medicine in New Jersey.
He is a diplomat both of the American Board of Homeotherapeutics
and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and he is a
founding diplomat of the American Board of Holistic Medicine. Board
certified in homeopathy, psychiatry, and alternative medicine, he
has been working in the field of homeopathy for 20-plus years. He
provides homeopathic care to adults and children through his private
practice in Manhattan.