The American Health Council has proudly appointed Dr. Keith Berndtson, MD, as “Best in Medicine”, in recognition of more than 25 years of service to the healthcare industry.
Dr. Berndtson studied Integrative & Holistic Medicine at Rush Medical College of Rush University, receiving his MD in 1982. He then went on to complete an Internship at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in 1983 followed by a Residency at Lutheran General Hospital in 1985.
For the past nine years, Dr. Berndtson has held the position of CEO at Park Ridge Multi Med Private Practice, an institution which aims to help patients restore and maintain functional integrity by focusing on the root cause of their illness. Park Ridge Multi Med has joined a growing number of Universities, hospitals and community based medical centers in the area which work together to create a more personalized, functional, integrative, evidence-based approach to the care of persons with chronic illnesses. Major services provided by Park Ridge Multi Med include integrative medicine, evidence-based medicine, and functional medicine.
Dr. Berndtson has extensive expertise in integrative medicine, evaluation and management of symptoms that persist despite usual medical care. On a day-to-day basis, his responsibilities include Integrative Medical Practice and treating patients with possible Lyme Disease, Systemtic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, Mold Toxicity, Gluten Sensitivity, Mast Cell Disorders, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Insomnia, Chronic Sinusitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Metabolic Syndrome and Depression.
Dr. Berndtson attributes his success to a dedication to patients and his specific medical approach. He is proud to be a published author of a collection of essays on healthcare called Seek Wisdom: The Modern Quest for Health and Sustainability. He is also a co-author for The Immune Advantage, an author of a widely-read peer-reviewed article as well as a consulting editor for a number of health publications including The Reader’s Digest Guide to Vitamins, Minerals, and Herbs.
Dr. Berndtson is a member of a number of professional associations, including the American Medical Association, the International Lyme & Associated Diseases Society, the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine.
Over the next five years, Dr. Berndtson would like to create a SIRS Professional Society and start a recruitment and movement of advocacy. In his spare time, Dr. Berndtson enjoys paddling rivers and is a keen Rock & Roll guitar player.
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Owner of Private Practice – Park Ridge Multi Med
- Park Ridge Multi Med’s goal is help patients restore and maintain functional integrity by addressing the root dynamics of their illness.
- Park Ridge Multi Med continues to join a growing number of Universities, hospitals and community based medical centers. They work together to create a more personalized, functional, integrative, evidence-based approach to the care of persons with chronic illnesses.
Source: Park Ridge Multi Med
- The American Medical Association
- The International Lyme & Associated Disease Society
- The American Academy of Family Physicians
- The American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine