Faculty Profile

Dr. Benjamin E. Kligler, M.D.

Benjamin E. Kligler, M.D.

Associate Professor of Clinical Family & Social Medicine, Department of Family and Social Medicine

Professional Interests


Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Family Medicine)

Professional Activity

Dr. Benjamin Kligler is Associate Professor of Family and Social Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Vice Chair and Research Director of the Beth Israel Department of Integrative Medicine. He is the Director of the Student Wellness Program at Einstein.

Dr. Kligler was the founding medical director of the Continuum Center for Health and Healing, an integrative medicine practice which opened in May 2000. In addition, he is Co-director of the Beth Israel Fellowship Program in Integrative Medicine, which accepted its first fellows for training in January 2002, and teaches in the Beth Israel Residency Program in Urban Family Practice.

Dr. Kligler is the author of Curriculum in Complementary Therapies: A Guide for the Medical Educator, and co-editor of Integrative Medicine: Principles for Practice, a textbook published by McGraw-Hill in 2004. He is also Co-Editor-in-Chief of the peer-reviewed journal Explore:The Journal of Science and Healing.

Dr. Kligler is certified in Ericksonian Hypnotherapy and acupuncture, and incorporates these and the use of botanical medicines into his primary care practice at the Center for Health and Healing,

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Continuum Center for Health and Healing

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Beth Israel Medical Center
Continuum Center for Health and Healing
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New York, NY 10016

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