David H. Gorski, MD, PhD

Founding Fellow
Board of Directors
Corporate Treasurer

Detroit, Michigan, USA

David H. Gorski, MD, PhD, FACS, is a prolific essayist and managing editor of Science-Based Medicine, a highly-respected blog that exposes non-scientific research and practices.  For the last ten years, he has been a major voice — as himself and pseudonymously — for science-based medicine. In addition to being Treasurer and on the Board of Directors, Dr Gorski also serves the Institute for Science in Medicine as head of its childhood immunization committee.

Dr Gorski is a surgical oncologist at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute specializing in breast cancer surgery, where he also serves as Team Leader for the Breast Cancer Multidisciplinary Team, Co-Director of the Alexander J. Walt Comprehensive Breast Center, Co-Leader of the Breast Cancer Biology Program, and the American College of Surgeons Committee on Cancer Liaison Physician, as well as Associate Professor of Surgery at the Wayne State University School of Medicine and member of the faculty of the Graduate Program in Cancer Biology at Wayne State University. An investigator whose primary research interests include tumor angiogenesis and the role of glutamate receptors in promoting the growth and metastasis of breast cancer, Dr Gorski also runs an active research laboratory at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute that has been funded by the NIH and the Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO.

[Disclaimer & Disclosure: Dr Gorski’s disclaimer and disclosure of potential conflicts of interest can be found here. Also at that link is a message for potential patients who may have encountered, through Google searches, attacks on Dr Gorski online by various supporters of pseudoscience.]

For all Science-Based Medicine essays by Dr Gorski: 2011, 2010, 2009, and 2008.

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Selected Appearances:

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Special report: H1N1 pandemic update” (with SP Novella, MA Crislip & JA Albietz), podcast, 2009 Nov 15.

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Northeast Conference on Science and Skepticism, 2010 Apr 17.

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