Dr. Richard Horowitz is a board-certified internist and the medical director of the Hudson Valley Healing Arts Center, an integrative medical center which combines both classical and complementary approaches in the treatment of Lyme and other tick-borne disorders. He has treated over 13,000 Lyme and tick-borne disease patients in the last 30 years and is one of the founding members and past president elect of ILADS, as well as past president of the ILADEF, the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Educational Foundation.
He is the author of two best-selling books on Lyme disease, Why Can’t I Get Better? Solving the Mystery of Lyme and Chronic Disease (2013, NY Times Best Seller), and How Can I Get Better? An Action Plan for Treating Resistant Lyme and Chronic Disease (2017, National bestseller). These books as well as his peer-reviewed scientific publications explain in detail how healthcare providers can effectively diagnose and treat resistant chronic illness.
Finally, he has served as a consultant to governmental agencies around the world. Dr Horowitz was a member of the HHS Tick-borne Disease Working Group and Co-chair of the “ HHS Other Tick-borne Diseases and Coinfections” subcommittee from 2017-2019 which provided recommendations to Congress to help the US improve the care of those suffering with tick-borne disorders, and recently in 2020 served as a member of the HHS Babesia and Tick-borne Pathogen Subcommittee. Dr Horowitz also published in 2020 two peer-reviewed articles on COVID-19 which discuss diagnostic and treatment protocols based on his experience with chronic Lyme disease.