Adam I. Perlman, M.D.

Location

  1. Jacksonville, Florida

Languages

English

Adam Perlman, M.D., is a physician in the Department of Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. He specializes in the integration of lifestyle and other complementary modalities, such as acupuncture or massage, with more conventional medicine in a whole person approach to treating a wide variety of conditions, such as chronic pain, gastrointestinal issues, and autoimmune disease.

Dr. Perlman is board certified in internal medicine and specializes in both integrative and functional medicine. He received his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts, where he also completed a residency and fellowship in general internal medicine, a preventative medicine residency, and a Master of Public Health.

Prior to joining Mayo Clinic, Dr. Perlman was the Associate Vice President for Health and Wellness for the Duke University Health System and Executive Director for Duke Integrative Medicine in Durham, North Carolina. He has also served as Director of Integrative Medicine for the Saint Barnabas Health Care System in Livingston, New Jersey, where he was also the Medical Director of the Carol and Morton Siegler Center for Integrative Medicine. In addition, he was the Executive Director for the Institute for Complementary and Alternative Medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (now Rutgers University).

Dr. Perlman has diverse research interests, including treatment of cancer patients using complementary medicine and the effectiveness of massage for osteoarthritis of the knee. His research has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals.

Dr. Perlman is a married father of five children, a former martial arts instructor and a fitness enthusiast.

  1. 1998
    Fellowship - General Internal MedicineBoston Medical Center
  2. 1998
    MPH - Public HealthSchool of Public Health, Boston University
  3. 1998
    Residency - Preventive MedicineBoston University School of Medicine
  4. 1996
    ResidencyBoston University School of Medicine
  5. 1994
    Internship - ABIM Program in Alternate Curricula, Combined fourth year of medical school and internshipBoston University School of Medicine
  6. 1994
    MDBoston University School of Medicine
  7. 1989
    Post-Baccalaureate Studies - Pre-MedicineTufts University
  8. 1988
    BATufts University

Certifications

  1. 1996
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2010
    Patient's Choice Award
  2. 2008
    Recognition - Wengell D, Gabriel N: Educational Opportunities in Integrative Medicine: The A-to-Z Healing Arts Guide and Professional Resource DirectoryThe Hunter Press
  3. 2008
    Patient's Choice Award
  4. 2008
    Leadership Development Program ScholarshipAssociation of Schools of Allied Health Professionals
  5. 2007
    Dean's Excellence in Research AwardSchool of Health Related Professions, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  6. 2006
    Recognition - Jones D: Textbook of Functional MedicineInstitute of Functional Medicine
  7. 2004
    FellowAmerican College of Physicians
  8. 2004
    Rising Star AwardJewish Community Center of Metrowest
  9. 2000
    Excellence in Caring AwardSaint Barnabas Ambulatory Care Center

Professional memberships

  1. 2017
    MemberDissertation Committee, Saybrook University
  2. 2016
    MemberProject Defense Committee, Duke University
  3. 2016 - 2017
    MemberThe Pain Society of the Carolinas
  4. 2016
    MemberDissertation Committee, Rutgers University
  5. 2015
    MemberDissertation Committee, Rutgers University
  6. 2015 - 2017
    MemberPatient Centered Care Work Group, Duke University Health System
  7. 2015 - 2017
    MemberExecutive Team, Division of Internal Medicine, Duke University Health System
  8. 2015 - 2016
    MemberPopulation Health Work Group, Duke University Health System
  9. 2014
    MemberDissertation Committee, Rutgers University
  10. 2014 - 2017
    MemberLeadership Committee, Duke Institute for Health Innovation, Duke University Health System
  11. 2014 - 2017
    MemberNutrition Advisory Board, The Accreditation Council for Nutrition Professional Education
  12. 2014 - present
    DirectorLeadership Program in Integrative Healthcare, Duke University Health System
  13. 2014 - present
    MemberScientific Advisory Board, Accolade
  14. 2013 - present
    MemberAdvisory Council, Massage Therapy Foundation
  15. 2012 - 2017
    MemberExecutive Committee, Center for Personalized Medicine, Duke University Health System
  16. 2012 - 2017
    MemberGovernance Council, Duke Medicine Integrated Primary Care, Duke University Health System
  17. 2012 - 2017
    MemberCommunity Health and Care Management Committee, Duke University Health System
  18. 2012 - 2017
    MemberNorth Carolina Medical Society
  19. 2012 - 2013
    MemberScientific Committee, International Society for Complementary Medicine Research Conference 2013
  20. 2012 - 2013
    MemberPlanning Committee, International Congress for Educators in Complementary & Integrative Medicine
  21. 2010 - 2016
    MemberPhD in Health Sciences Executive Committee, School of Health Related Professions, Rutgers University
  22. 2010 - 2011
    ChairmanConsortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine
  23. 2010
    Co-FoundermeQuilibrium
  24. 2010 - present
    Chief Medical OfficermeQuilibrium
  25. 2010 - present
    MemberAdvisory Board, Academic Consortium for Complementary and Alternative Health Care
  26. 2008 - 2011
    Complementary and Alternative Medicine ConsultantNew Jersey State Medical Board
  27. 2008 - 2010
    MemberGovernance Board, Faculty Training and Effort Reporting System, School of Health Related Professions
  28. 2007 - 2009
    Vice ChairConsortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine
  29. 2007 - 2008
    Track AdvisorIntegrative Health and Wellness Track, Masters Degree Program in Health Sciences, School of Health Related Professions
  30. 2006
    Physicians Core Course Module LeaderMulticultural and Integrative Patient Care, New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers University
  31. 2006 - 2011
    MemberBoard of Trustees, The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey
  32. 2005
    Physicians Core Course Module LeaderCultural Competency and CAM, New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers University
  33. 2005 - 2007
    MemberExecutive Committee, Integrated Healthcare Policy Consortium
  34. 2004 - 2010
    MemberEducation Task Force, National Education Dialogue, Integrated Healthcare Policy Consortium
  35. 2004 - 2007
    MemberWellness Committee, New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  36. 2004 - 2006
    MemberExecutive Council, The Healthcare Foundation Center for the Humanism and Medicine, New Jersey Medical School
  37. 2004 - 2006
    MemberClinical Committee, IST Governance, School of Health Related Professions
  38. 2004 - 2006
    MemberExecutive Committee, Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine
  39. 2004 - 2005
    MemberStrategic Planning Committee, Pharmaceutical Industry Work Group, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  40. 2004 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Physicians
  41. 2003 - 2017
    MemberSteering Committee, Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine
  42. 2003 - 2011
    MemberNatural Medicines Comprehensive Database
  43. 2003 - 2011
    MemberProfessional Advisory Committee, New Jersey Chapter, National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  44. 2003 - 2010
    MemberAdvisory Board, Hyacinth AIDS Foundation
  45. 2003 - 2006
    MemberEducation Working Group, Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine
  46. 2003 - 2005
    MemberCommittee on Research, School of Health Related Professions, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  47. 2003 - 2005
    MemberCancer Control Research Program, Cancer Institute of New Jersey, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  48. 2003 - 2004
    MemberStrategic Planning Committee, School of Health Related Professions, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  49. 2003 - 2004
    MemberResearch Working Group, Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine
  50. 2002 - 2011
    MemberManagement Council, School of Health Related Professions, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  51. 2002 - 2011
    MemberExecutive Council, School of Health Related Professions, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  52. 2001 - 2003
    MemberProgram Committee, Essex County Medical Society
  53. 2000 - 2002
    MemberAdvisory Committee, Joslin Diabetes Center, Saint Barnabas Ambulatory Care Center
  54. 2000 - 2002
    ChairmanPain Initiative Task Force, Saint Barnabas Medical Center
  55. 2000 - 2002
    ChairmanAlternative Medicine Committee, Essex County Medical Society
  56. 2000 - 2002
    MemberEssex County Medical Society
  57. 2000 - 2001
    MemberAdvisory Council, Seeds and Bridges Center for Holistic Nursing
  58. 1999 - 2003
    MemberCancer Committee, Saint Barnabas Medical Center
  59. 1999 - 2002
    MemberMedical Society of New Jersey
  60. 1998 - 2003
    MemberPalliative Care Subcommittee, Bioethics Committee, Saint Barnabas Medical Center
  61. 1998 - 2000
    MemberSociety of Integrative Medicine
  62. 1997 - 1998
    MemberExecutive Committee, National Association of Martial Arts Educators
  63. 1996 - 2000
    MemberSociety of General Internal Medicine
  64. 1994 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  65. 1990 - 2009
    MemberMassachusetts Medical Society
  66. 1990 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
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