Dr. Lowell Ian Gerber MD, Internal Medicine | Cardiovascular Disease

Dr. Lowell Ian Gerber MD

Internal Medicine | Cardiovascular Disease | Cardiovascular Disease

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100 Spencers Ridge Road Freeport Maine, 04032
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4/5

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Dr. Gerber was born and raised in Chicago, IL. He received both his undergraduate degree and master’s degree in physiology of exercise from the University of Illinois and his medical degree from Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine. During his postgraduate education, Dr. Gerber was a Research Fellow in Experimental Pulmonary Pathology at the Stritch School of Medicine. Then he completed his residency in Internal Medicine and his fellowship in Cardiology at the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa, Florida in 1980.

 

He was trained in coronary and peripheral vascular interventions in 1980. In 1986, Dr. Gerber was a visiting professor at the University of Normandy in Rouen, France, where he developed expertise in interventional, non-surgical treatment of structural heart disease.

Dr. Gerber is a Diplomate in the American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty Board of Cardiovascular Disease, Subspecialty Nuclear Cardiology, Subspecialty Cardiovascular Computed Tomography,  and Subspecialty Interventional Cardiology. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association. He is a member of ILADS and completed the Lyme Fundamentals Course.

Dr. Gerber has held academic and research faculty appointments and has co-authored multiple cardiology publications and textbook chapters. Practice interests have included cardiac prevention and rehabilitation, interventional cardiology and cardiac imaging.

Subsequent to his own journey with disabling neuroborelliosis he became a Lyme literate physician. He is in the process of evolving a new practice of holistic cardiology with a personal understanding and special interest in helping patients and their families with Lyme and associated diseases to achieve the healing that they deserve.

Dr. Gerber’s goal for all of his patients is to stay healthy and vital as they age, while achieving good energy levels, body composition, functional and cognitive ability. With his guidance, patients will minimize risk for disease; including heart disease, diabetes, stroke, cancer and dementia. Health is not the absence of disease. Prevent the loss of health, or renew and then  preserve your good health through interactive Bio-Individual care with Dr. Gerber.

Board Certification

Cardiovascular Disease (Internal Medicine)

Interventional Cardiology (Internal Medicine)

Certification Board of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography

Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology

Provider Details

Male English 44 years of experience
Dr. Lowell Ian Gerber MD
Dr. Lowell Ian Gerber MD's Expert Contributions
  • Can high cholesterol increase my chances of a heart problem?

    Although the standard reply in the past would have been an unquestionable YES, there are now studies which are questioning the validity of the concept that high cholesterol = heart disease. It may be that high cholesterol might be associated with certain types of heart problems, but not necessarily causing the heart problem. We need cholesterol in our bodies for the healthy function of every cell. Statistical analysis of populations show that the lower the cholesterol, the higher the mortality due to heart disease, cancer, and infection. Those with the higher cholesterol levels lived longer. Some of us are coming to believe that there are other factors which are more important such as refined carbohydrate, toxic cooking oils, air pollution, and chronic infections playing a bigger role than previously thought. READ MORE

  • My father has been diagnosed with myocarditis. What does this mean?

    He has inflammation in the heart muscle which could be caused by infectious agents such as virus or bacteria, toxins from the environment, allergy, and when we don’t know why we call it idiopathic. He should be getting a variety of diagnostic tests including blood and imaging. The prognosis depends on what is causing it and how extensive. Therapies rely on the diagnosis. It could cause the heart muscle and or electrical system to fail, and this should be monitored. READ MORE

Areas of expertise and specialization

Healthy AgingPreventative CardiologyLyme carditis-cardiology problems related to tick borne diseases

Residency

  • <p>University of South Florida College of Medicine</p>

Treatments

  • Alternative and integrative therapies

Internships

  • University of Southern Florida

Fellowships

  • Stritch School of Medicine

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS)

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Willingness to be Open Minded and Treating the Patient as a Whole Person

Teaching and speaking

  • ILADS, November 4, 2018, Chicago, Illinois  Oral Presentation:  Cardio-Immuno-Knowledgy of Lyme and Associated Diseases

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Dr. Lowell Ian Gerber MD's Practice location

100 Spencers Ridge Road -
Freeport, Maine 04032
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Get to know Holistic Cardiologist Dr. Lowell I. Gerber, who serves the population of Maine

Specialty: Holistic Cardiologist, Integrative and Alternative Therapies

Education: Dr. Gerber completed his undergraduate from the University of Illinois where he graduated with distinction in Physiology of Exercise in 1970, and Masters in 1971. He then attended the Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine where he graduated in 1974 with his Medical Degree. He has over four decades of experience in his field.

Experience: After his Medical Degree, Dr. Gerber was a research fellow in the Department of Pathology at Loyola Stritch where he co-authored several papers regarding the blood and vascular reactions to inflammation.  Then he went on to his internship and residency in Internal Medicine from the University of South Florida. He chose specialty training in Cardiology at the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa, Florida.  He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and Subspecialty Board of Cardiovascular Disease. He has subspecialty boards in Nuclear Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, and Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. He has training in Age Management Medicine and Bariatric Medicine. His education in BioIndividual Nutrition includes: Nutrigenomics, Gut and Psychology Syndromes diet (GAPS diet), Low Carbohydrate Diets (ketogenic diets), and Membrane Medicine. Dr. Gerber has training and certificates in BioIdentical Hormones, Ozone Therapy, and IV nutrition.  He is a member of ILADS and is one of few Lyme literate cardiologists.

Current Position: Dr. Gerber currently practices within his private practice Bio-Individual Health Strategies, LLC.

Holistic Cardiology: By combining the principles and practice of proactive preventive aging medicine with cardiology and individualized medicine he provides his patients, and their families with the prescription and action plan for health renewal on the path to optimal health. Dr. Gerber transformed his cardiology practice into a personalized holistic health center because of his own life experience with complex illness, and it became clear to him that a healthy heart was just a small part of what is necessary to experience optimal health. Dr. Gerber believes that preventing disease is better, and easier than curing complex disease and his patients agree. Restoring health is an interactive collaboration between patient, family, and physician.  Good health is required to live life to one’s fullest and each patient requires personalized solutions to achieve their own optimal health.

Personal: Dr. Gerber was born and raised in Chicago, IL.

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