Benjamin Kligler, MD
Vice Chair, Department of Integrative Medicine
Dr. Benjamin Kligler is Vice Chair of the Department of Integrative Medicine, Beth Israel Medical
Center. He is Associate Professor of Family and Social Medicine at Albert Einstein College of
Medicine and Research Director of the Continuum Center for Health and Healing, an integrative
medicine practice which opened in May 2000. In addition, Dr. Kligler 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.