DR. JONATHAN E. AVIV, MD, FACS, is a world-renowned physician, surgeon, educator, inventor, speaker, and author as well as a lifestyle integrative health and wellness expert. He is one of the leading authorities on the diagnosis and treatment of acid reflux disease, cough, and voice and swallowing disorders, and he has been featured in Best Doctors in America for 11 consecutive years. Dr. Aviv's medical practice, of which he is the clinical director and founder of its Voice and Swallowing Center, is the largest ear, nose, and throat (ENT) private practice group in the United States. He is also clinical professor of otolaryngology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and an attending physician at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. He is the former director of Head and Neck Surgery at Columbia University.
"The Acid Watcher Diet both explains how the varied symptoms of acid reflux arise, and details a program for healing and prevention that can help many, if not most, people avoid the medications commonly prescribed to treat it." --Jane Brody, The New York Times
"Dr. Aviv's Acid Watcher Diet is a blueprint for using "food as medicine" to not only heal and prevent acid reflux disease but to prevent and heal inflammation throughout the body." --Steve Kroft, CBS news, 60 minutes "The Acid Watcher Diet is a great, fast read that functions as both an indispensable voice care roadmap as well as a guide to an empowering lifestyle for acid reflux sufferers, featuring a simple healing diet that benefits not only recording artists, but everyone's overall health and well-being." --Craig Kallman, Chairman and CEO of Atlantic Records "An illuminating book. The Acid Watcher diet is an easy-to-follow, easy-to-prepare healing diet that is vital not only to treating your acid reflux disease but also to maintaining your overall health." --John Turturro, actor-director