Dr. Anthony Pothoulakis was born in 1960 in Crete, Greece. In college, he studied medicine, mathematics, and philosophy. He worked as a physician in England, the US, and Greece and completed his residency in internal medicine in Dayton, Ohio and a fellowship in cardiology in Toledo, Ohio. He has practiced as an interventional cardiologist, as an internist, and as an emergency room physician. He collaborated with Mr. Demosthenous to write Abdobesity, his first book on prevention. He now practices as a clinical cardiologist in Atlanta, Georgia, where he lives with his wife and son. His other interests include music (Anthony holds a degree in theory and harmony) and tennis.