Dr. Laurence Altshuler is a board-certified internist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) in Tulsa,OK. He has worked at various Oklahoma City hospitals and established the Balanced Healing Medical Center in Oklahoma City.. Dr. Altshuler is certified in acupuncture, hypnosis and interactive imagery. He also has expertise in Western and Chinese herbology. Dr. Altshuler has given numerous lectures on topics including chronic pain, chronic disease, neuropathy, stress, diabetes management, Parkinson’s disease, acupuncture and complementary medicine for cancer. In addition, he has published articles in several medical journals and magazines. In 1999, he earned the Charlotte S. Leebron Memorial Trust Fund award for best scientific publication. Dr. Altshuler authored “Balanced Healing: Combining Modern Medicine with Safe and Effective Alternative Therapies,” which earned him the USA Book News national award for the “Best Health Book of 2004.” He is also an Emeritus of the National QiGong Association and a charter member of the American Botanical Council. Dr. Altshuler earned a medical degree from the University of Oklahoma, where he served as president of the senior class. He completed an internal medicine residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and earned a B.S. from Duke University, where he graduated magna cum laude.