About Dr. Pratt
Steven G. Pratt, M.D, FACS, A.B.H.M., the first physician to identify the nutrient and mineral rich foods now popularly known as SuperFoods, is a world-renowned authority on the role of nutrition and lifestyle in the prevention of disease and optimization of health. As author of several books including SuperFoods Rx: Fourteen Foods that Will Change Your Life, SuperFoods HealthStyle: Simple changes to get the most out of life for the rest of your life, SuperFoods Rx Diet: Lose Weight with the Power of SuperNutrients, and SuperHealth: 6 Simple Steps, 6 Easy Weeks, 1 Longer, Healthier Life. Dr. Pratt teaches that if your “tank” is filled with the right foods, you can increase your chances of living a longer, healthier life.
Dr. Pratt also stresses that while diet and exercise are important, total health is achieved by a network of efforts, sleep and stress management can have just as much impact on one’s daily health and functioning.
Dr. Pratt is currently a senior staff ophthalmologist at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, Calif. He has practiced medicine since 1981. Dr. Pratt received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in 1975, served his internship specializing in Internal Medicine and did his residency specializing in ophthalmology at the Naval Hospital in San Diego, California. He did his ophthalmology fellowship at Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, and he was Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and the Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in 1981. Dr. Pratt received his board certification by the American Board of Holistic Medicine in 2007.
Dr. Pratt loves the outdoors and he enjoys playing tennis, horseback riding, hiking and gardening.