Jim Berg, MD, is a practicing physician on the Big Island of Hawaii. His thirty-year career has focused on natural approaches to healing, including herbal medicine, acupuncture, yoga and qigong therapy, wilderness medicine, dive medicine, and wellness consultation. Dr. Berg’s current practice is specialized on the therapeutic application of Cannabis. He also co-directs a school of natural medicine and midwifery, called the Barefoot Doctors’ Academy which has been providing community health education classes since 1983. Jim is the author of ten books, the most recent one is entitled, the Healing Sutras.
Dr. Berg received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, and is board certified in family practice. Prior to his move to Hawaii, Dr. Berg was a Clinical Assistant Professor at Tulane University, School of Medicine, and has been on the visiting faculty at the acupuncture school, The Academy of Oriental Medicine at Austin.