Peter Bongiorno ND, LAc
Dr. Peter Bongiorno is co-medical director of InnerSource Natural Health and Acupuncture , a thriving practice with two clinics in New York (New York City and Long Island).
Dr. Bongiorno was a pre-doctoral fellow at the National Institutes of Health, at the National Institute of Mental Health’s department of Clinical Neuroendocrinology, and he also researched at Yale University in the department of pharmacology before training at Bastyr University in naturopathic medicine and acupuncture.
Dr. Bongiorno has taught integrative medicine electives at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and also lectured at the Natural Gourmet Institute in New York City. He has appeared multiple times on national FOX news programs and other media outlets.
He is immediate past President of the NY Association of Naturopathic Physicians and, was chosen naturopathic physician of the year in New York State in 2008.
Dr. Bongiorno is a major contributor to the Textbook of Natural Medicine and authored the 2010 textbook for physicians Healing Depression: Integrated Naturopathic and Conventional Therapies for Depression .
Author of numerous chapters and co-author of many NIH research articles, he authored How Come They’re Happy and I’m Not - The Complete Natural Program for Healing Depression for Good (Red Wheel / Conari), and the professional book Holistic Therapies for Anxiety and Depression recently released by WW Norton. His newest work is Put Anxiety Behind You, The Complete Drug Free Program released by Red Wheel in 2015. Used in his own practice, he formulates nutraceuticals for health and wellness, some of which can be found at 3 U Need.
Peter loves running outside, playing the drums, making breakfast, and enjoying life with his family.