Meet Dr. Bob

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Dr. Robert Brookman
D.O. FCCP, FACOI, ABAARM

After practicing Pulmonary Medicine/Critical Care Medicine for thirty years, Dr. Brookman believed he was an expert in helping critically ill and chronically ill individuals. While most of his patients got “better” they were not actually put on a path toward optimum health. Dr. Brookman put out their acute raging fires, but did little to correct the underlying problem(s) that got them into trouble in the first place. 
 

Why not? Because in Western medicine, physicians are trained in disease and to intervene with pharmaceuticals, radiation, or surgery. Dr. Bob was not trained in wellness and how to keep patients’ healthy. Further, our current broken health care system does not reward doctors for keeping patients well. Sophisticated diagnostic testing, invasive procedures and prescription pharmaceuticals mean physicians are compensated by the insurance companies, and is one of the many reasons young doctors gravitate to specialties and subspecialties….better remuneration.

Previously Dr. Brookman considered himself a super subspecialist.  Today he likes to think of himself as a super generalist.  Rather than focusing on a single medical problem such as COPD or asthma, as he did in the past, he wants to understand everything that is out of balance with his patients and try to return them to optimum health, to the vitality phase of life.

"Age Fast, Age Slow

it's up to you."
 

- Kenneth H. Cooper, MD, MPH

Dr. Robert Brookman // Experience

  • Graduate of Franklin & Marshall College - Biology and Chemistry

  • Graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) - Recipient of the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation Scholarship Award and Graduated in the Top 10% of Class

  • Internship and Residency at Martin Place Hospitals - now a part of the Saint John’s Healthcare System in Madison Heights, Michigan

  • Chief Medical Resident at Martin Place Hospitals

  • Fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine at Providence Hospital in Southfield, Michigan

  • Chief Fellow at Providence Hospital

  • Head of Pulmonary Medicine / Critical Care Medicine Flint Osteopathic Hospital

  • Director of Respiratory Therapy Department at Flint Osteopathic Hospital

  • Chief of Internal Medicine at Flint Osteopathic Hospital

  • Associate Professor at Michigan State University, Osteopathic College

  • Awarded Outstanding Teacher at Flint Osteopathic Hospital

  • Served on the Board of Trustees at Flint Osteopathic Hospital

  • Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Internists

  • Board Member during establishment of the Genesys Regional Medical Center in Grand Blanc, Michigan 

  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, and Critical Care Medicine

  • Fellowship Program sponsored by The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine

  • Board Certified by The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine