Allen Lawrence, M.D., M.A., Ph.D.

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drlawrence@allenlawrencemd.com


                 
Experience

Private Practice Los Angeles, CA Performing Life Dynamic Therapy                                                                              July 2013

Practice Associate and Physician                                                                                                                                               2007-2013   
Preventive Medicine Clinics of the Desert                                                                                                                          
   Palm Springs, Ca
Preventive and wellness medicine. Work with patients who are not being helped by other physicians. We use allopathic and alternative treatment program, nutrition, exercise, vitamin-mineral supplements to reverse symptoms and heal illnesses.

Owner, CEO and Medical Director                                                                                                                                              1990-Present            
Health Education Associates (HEA) and Desert Wellness and Healing Seminars                                                     Los Angeles, Ventura, Orange County, Palm Springs, California    
Individual and group seminars and program on wellness and healing. Design and implement wellness and health education programs. Currently working with several spa resort hotels to design wellness programs for their guests. Consulting, development, implement and management of health education programs for physicians, patient, non-profit and commercial companies. We provided health education services, speakers, workshops and lectures in the Ventura and Los Angeles areas. Topics ranged from, heart disease prevention, wellness, diabetes prevention and treatment, nutrition, stress management, workplace stress, preventive health, and wellness.
      Consulting: Development, implementation and management of a health education program service contracting with business and corporation for employee education. We provided health education services, speakers, workshops and lectures to the Ventura, Orange County and Los Angeles areas. Women's Health topics included having a healthy pregnancy, menopause, PMS, heart disease and cancer prevention, wellness, diabetes prevention and reversal, various nutritional topics, stress management, and longevity.

Medical Director, Medical Program Development and Consulting                                                                                1998-Present
ALLCO Medical Consultants
                                                                                                                                                     Los Angeles, California
Medical Practice Consulting and Practice Design and Development, Allco Medical Consultants have designed, developed, constructed, initiated and managed than 25 medical practices for physicians and entrepreneurs. Allco Medical Consultant form’s business plan, develops practice guidelines, trains management, front and back office personnel and manages medical practices.

Associate Medical Director, Physician                                                                                                                                  1997-2001
LaVida IPA and LaVida Multi-Specialty Medical Centers                                                                                                   Los Angeles, California
LaVida Medical Group and IPA was responsible for 200,000 lives and contracted with 450 primary care physicians and more than 4,000 specialty care physicians.

Medical Director                                                                                                                                                                          1994-1997
Kealia Medical Group                                                                                                                                                                 Maui, Hawaii
 

Co-Owner, Partner and Medical Director                                                                                                                                                
NeuroDiagnostic Testing Service                                                                                                                                            1987-1990                                                                                                                                                                                                           So. California
Current Perception Threshold Testing, Neurologic testing and evaluations to over 75 medical, neurology, orthopedic, podiatry and chiropractic practitioners in the Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego areas.

Medical Director                                                                                                                                                                          1985-1990
DiversiCare and ActiveCare Medical Groups                                                                                                                       Los Alamitos, California
ActiveCare Medical Group provided contracted medical and support services to more than 20 medical practices in the Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley and Orange County areas.

Private Practice Ob/Gyn and General Medicine                                                                                                                    1984
Kihei Physicians, Maui Clinic                                                                                                                                                       Maui, Hawaii
Private practice of Obstetrics and Gynecology, general medicine. Physician for Planned Parenthood. On staff at Maui Memorial Hospital.

Co-Founder, Medical Director, Medical Practice Development and Sales                                                                    1980-1984
LA Medical Practice Sales                                                                                                                                                        Los Angeles, California
Located, purchased, revamped, reorganized, grew and sold medical practices in the Los Angeles, Glendale and San Fernando Valley areas of So. California.

Medical Director, Physician and Consultant                                                                                                                        1980-1984
Encino-Reseda Women's Health Centers                                                                                                                               Los Angeles, California

Director Caring Childbirth Center                                                                                                                                          1975-1979
Caring Childbirth Center                                                                                                                                                           Los Angeles, California
Out of hospital home and birthing center deliveries

Director Center for Caring Medicine                                                                                                                                      1973-1980
Health education and birth education programs                                                                                                               Los Angeles, California

Obstetrics and Gynecology Practice                                                                                                                                     1973-1984
Consultant, Physician U.C.L.A. Student Health, Gynecology Section                                                                            Los Angeles, California
Employed by U.C.L.A. Student Health as consultant to Student Health; Supervisor and Instructor, Nurse Practitioner Training program U.C.L.A.; Instructor in Gynecology to the Physician Assistant Training Programs at U.C.L.A. Harbor General Hospital. Clinical Instructor and Adjunct Professor, Dept. Obstetrics and Gynecology, U.C.L.A. School of Medicine, and the Department Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cedars Sinai Medical Center.

Obstetrics and Gynecology Practice                                                                                                                                     1973-1984
Allen Lawrence, M.D. A Medical Corporation                                                                                                                      Los Angeles, California
Consultant to Planned Parenthood, American Indian Free Clinic’s, West Los Angeles Women’s Clinic.

Vice Commander and Chief of Dispensary Services                                                                                                              1967-1969
U.S. Air Force, 863rd Medical Group                                                                                                                                          Agana, Guam


                
Education

Bachelor of Arts in Zoology (B.A.)                                                                                                                                           1958-1962
University of California Los Angeles                                                                                                                                    Los Angeles, California

Medical Degree (M.D.)                                                                                                                                                                    1962-1966
University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine                                                                                                           Irvine, California

Internship in Medicine                                                                                                                                                                   1966-1967
U.S.C. Los Angeles County General Hospital, Unit I Rotating Internship                                                                        Los Angeles, California

Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology                                                                                                                                    1970-1973
Cedars Sinai Medical Center                                                                                                                                                       Los Angeles, California

Master’s Degree Nutrition (M.A.)                                                                                                                                                 1981-1982
Pacific Institute for Advanced Studies                                                                                                                                    Los Angeles, California

Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology (Ph.D.)                                                                                                                           1982-1983
Pacific Institute for Advanced Studies                                                                                                                                    Los Angeles, California

Present Administrative Positions

  • Dr. Lawrence is presently President of ALLCO Medical Enterprises and Medical Director of Allco Medical Consultants and Desert Wellness and Healing Seminars and Health Education Associates, located in Desert Hot Springs, California.

  • Incorporator and Chairman of the Board of Directors DHSHealth, Inc., A Non-Profit organization to provide Health Education Services to low income residents of Desert Hot Springs.

  • Consultant/Physician Guardian IPA, Apple Valley, California

  • Public Safety Commissioner, Desert Hot Springs, California

  • Consultant to the Mayor of Desert Hot Springs Regarding Health Care, Desert Hot Springs, California

  • Member Cabot’s Museum Executive Management Committee, Desert Hot Springs, California

  • Dr. Lawrence is a writer and contributor to Desert Local News writing an Ask the Doctor column,
    contributing photographs on a regular basis and writes along with his wife, Dr. Lisa Robyn Lawrence a monthly Dining and Entertainment column.
     

Past Corporate Positions

  • Desert Hot Springs Cabot Museum Foundation Board of Directors, Inc. a 501(c)3 Corporation-Secretary               2005
  • Desert Healthcare District-Community Initiatives Desert Hot Springs Medical Center Planning Board-Chairperson, Prevention and Health Promotion Workgroup.                                                                                                                                                            2004-2005
  • Board of Directors and Medical Director for the Desert Hot Springs Medical Center, Inc. a 501(c)3 Corporation.                                                                                                                                                                              2004-2005
  • Board of Directors, Secretary-Treasure, Pacific Coast ElderCare Management Consultants, Inc.                               1997-2004
  • Board of Directors, President and Treasurer, NeuroDiagnostic Testing Services, Inc.                                                   1987-1990
  • Board of Directors, Westside Women’s Medical Center, a 501(c)3 Corporation                                                            1975-1979
  • Chairman of the Board, Allen Lawrence, M.D., A Medical Corporation                                                                             1973-1995
     

Publications and Media Experience
Allen Lawrence has authored or co-authors more than 45 books, self-help programs and patient education slide show presentations. Dr. Lawrence has lectured throughout the Continental U.S., Hawaii, Guam, and Mexico. He has been featured on numerous television, cable and radio programs. Dr. Lawrence has performed programs for and provided consulting services for many major corporations including Lockheed Aerospace, Van De Kamps Bakery, Suntrust Capital, Intratherpies, LaVida IPA and Guardian IPA. Dr. Lawrence is the editor and Webmaster for Wellness on the Web, with more than 60,000 visitors monthly. A complete list of media credits and publications is available upon request. For full list of publications, click here.

 


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