Integrative Medical Center
1155 Commerce Drive, Suite C
Las Cruces, NM 88011


Dr. Burt Berkson practices integrative medicine at the Integrative Medical Center of New Mexico and is an adjunct professor at Oklahoma State University College of Medicine, former adjunct professor New Mexico State University, and Clinical Assistant professor at Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has also worked as a researcher and professor at several institutions including the Max Planck Institute, the University of Illinois, and Rutgers University.

In addition to his MD training (PhD professor to MD program Autonomous University Mexico and Case Western Reserve Affiliated Hospitals), Dr. Berkson earned a Master of Science degree, and a PH.D. in the biological sciences from the University of Illinois, Urbana.

Dr. Berkson is an active scientific writer, researcher, and speaker. In addition, He is has worked as the CDC expert consultant on lipoic acid and hepatic poisoning and former FDA lipoic acid principal investigator as a prescription drug. He is also the medical mycology expert for the State of New Mexico poison control centers.

In 2007 and 2012, Dr. Berkson was invited to lecture at the National Cancer Institute on his lipoic acid/low dose naltrexone therapies that correct mitochondrial dysfunction in various malignant diseases. For more information Google Berkson, NCI.

Berkson has authored and co-authored many scientific papers and has written four books; The Alpha-Lipoic Acid Breakthrough (Random House-Crown, 98), All About the B Vitamins (Avery, 98), Syndrome X (John Wiley, 2001, with co-authors) and A Users Guide to the B Vitamins.

Contributions to Orthomolecular Medicine

Orthomolecular Medicine Hall of Fame

Inducted 2019