Dr. Joe Raphael is a practicing lifestyle medicine specialist throughout Los Angeles and Orange County. He received his MA in Clinical Psychology at Pepperdine University and went on to be licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist. He was trained at Loma Linda University where he earned a DrPH doctorate in clinical preventive care and a MBA in business administration. He is a certified health education specialist and board certified holistic alternative psychology master. Dr. Joe is an active participant with the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, the American College of Sports Medicine, the American College of Healthcare Executives and California Association of Marriage and Family Therapist.
He currently works with a multi-disciplinary team including a Gastroenterologist, Cardiologist, Psychiatrist, Ear Nose and Throat Specialist, Internist, OB GYN, and plastic surgeons.
Dr. Joe has lectured to medical conferences, church groups, corporations and professional organizations. His passion is discussing the integration of nutrition, exercise, behavior change and prevention towards sustainable change.
Dr. Joe has done post-doctoral studies in neuropsychology and crisis resolution. He has been featured on ABC, ESPN and KTLA-5.