Sidney Kurn, M.D. has been practicing neurology since 1979. He has a strong interest in integrating alternative approaches to the treatment of neurological disorders, adding acupuncture to his practice in 1994 and herbal medicine in 1996. Dr Kurn's contribution to Integrated Medicine for Neurologic Disorders is based in a large part on his experience using various herbs and supplements in the disorders discussed in his book. He is also the cofounder of the herbal pharmacy Farmacopia located in Santa Rosa, California. Dr. Kurn is an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center and a member of the American Academy of Neurology as well as the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture.
He's written the book, Integrated Medicine for Neurologic Disorders with co-author, Sheryl Shook, PhD. President and CEO of ACAM, Eleanor Hynote, MD, has acclaimed the book as, "...A powerful summary of integrative nutritional approaches and underlying biomechanisms of disease for the more common neurodegenerative diseases. This book is indispensable as we face the increasing incidence of neurodegenerative diseases in our aging population."