Rashid A. Buttar, DO, FAAPM, FACAM, FAAIM, is a graduate of the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences, College of Medicine and Surgery. He trained in General Surgery and Emergency Medicine and served as Brigade Surgeon and Director of Emergency Medicine while serving in the U.S. Army. Dr. Buttar is board certified in Clinical Metal Toxicology, Preventive Medicine, is board eligible in Emergency Medicine and has achieved fellowship status in three separate medical societies. He is the medical director for Advanced Concepts in Medicine, the Center for Advanced Medicine in Charlotte, NC, a clinic specializing in treating patients with cancer and heart disease refractory to conventional medical treatments.
He also serves as Director of Clinical Research and Development for V-SAB Medical Labs where he is extensively involved in polypeptide research and development of innovative drug delivery mechanisms. Dr. Buttar has lectured world-wide to physicians and has been featured in national and international news media including TV, radio and newspaper.
He has testified in front of the North Carolina State Congress as well as the US Congressional Sub-Committee on Human Rights and Wellness at the federal level and continues to serve as faculty to teach conventional medical courses such as Advanced Trauma Life Support, PALS and ACLS. Dr. Buttar currently serves as Visiting Scientist at North Carolina State University and is ranked as one of The Top 50 Doctors in the US since 2003 by Phillips Publishing, Healthy Directions and the world famous cardiologist, Dr. Stephen Sinatra.