Atsuo Yanagisawa, MD, PhD

Atsuo Yanagisawa, MD, PhD, FACC, graduated from Kyorin University School of Medicine in 1976, and completed his graduate work in 1980 from Kyorin University Graduate School of Medicine in Tokyo, Japan. Dr. Yanagisawa served as Professor in Clinical Medicine at the Kyorin University School of Health Sciences, and concurrently as Professor in Clinical Cardiology at Kyorin University Hospital until 2008. The Japanese College of Intravenous Therapy (JCIT) was founded in 2007, with Dr. Yanagisawa as president. Dr. Yanagisawa has served as the Director of The International Educational Center for Integrative Medicine in Tokyo, Japan, since 2008. Dr. Yanagisawa is the author of 141 scientific papers in English and Japanese and has published several books in cardiology, chelation, nutrition, coaching, and IV vitamin C for cancer. Dr. Yanagisawa currently inducted into The Orthomolecular Medicine Hall of Fame in 2011. He is also a 2014 recipient of the Riordan Clinic’s “Pearl Maker Award” and “Antoine Béchamp Award”, which recognizes individuals for their actions to further the mission of stimulating an epidemic of health, worldwide. In 2016, He received an award of “Excelencia Academica” at The 7 th World congress of Nerural Therapy. Dr. Yanagisawa served as a president of International Society for Orthomolecular Medicine from 2012.

Memberships and Board Certification:

  • Japanese Society of Internal Medicine Board in 1989
  • Japanese Society of Oriental Medicine Board in 1991
  • Fellow of American College of Cardiology Board in 2000
  • American College for Advancement in Medicine Member, Certified Chelation Therapy
  • Japan Coach Association Former President in 1999
  • International Congress of Integrative Medicine Former President in 2009
  • Editorial Member of Journal of
  • Personalized Medicine Universe (Elsevior) 2011~ present
  • Scientific advisory board of The Riordan Clinic 2011~ present
  • International Society of Orthomolecular Medicine 2012~present


  • Orthomolecular Medicine Hall of Fame (Canada) Inductee of 2011
  • “Antoine Béchamp” Award (France) Awarded in 2014
  • “Pearl Maker Award” in Riordan Clinic Awarded in 2014
  • “Excelencia Academica”
  • at The 7 th World congress of Nerural Therapy Awarded in 2016


Recent Publications (Books):

  • Glutathione cures Parkinson’s disease (G&B, 2014)(in Japanese and Korean)
  • Guide Book of Coaching for Nurse (Igaku-Shoin, 2003) (in Japanese)
  • Dad is The Best Coach in My Life (Gakugeisha, 2005) (in Japanese)
  • Nutrition Coaching (Ishiyaku-Shuppan, 2006) (in Japanese)
  • Vitamin C Kills Cancer Cells, (Kadokawa SSC, 2007)(in Japanese and Korean)
  • Guide Book for Chelation Therapy, (JCIT, 2008) (in Japanese)
  • Guide book for intravenous Vitamin C for cancer treatment (Kadokawa SSC, 2009)(in Japanese)
  • Self Coaching for Nurse (Nanzandoh, 2010) (in Japanese)

Scientific Research Paper:

  • 141 publications (47 in English and 94 in Japanese)