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Matt Hand, DO

Dr Hand graduated from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1989. He did his pediatric residency and chief residency at Maine MedicalMatt Hand250x 250 Center. Dr Hand then completed his fellowship in pediatric nephrology at Children’s Hospital in Boston. Subsequently he developed the pediatric nephrology division at the Barbara Bush Children’s hospital at Maine Medical Center. In 2008 he graduated from Dr Andrew Weil’s fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona and created the pediatric integrative medicine division at Maine Medical Center. In 2011 Dr Hand was hired by New Hampshire’s Hospital for Children  at the Elliot Hospital to develop the pediatric nephrology division  and to create a children’s hospital with integrative medicine as its cornerstone.  He has been featured in a number of international television shows including 20/20, the Discovery Channel and the Oprah Winfrey Show.


Matt Hand

Teaching the Teacher to Teach Healthy Eating

Q&A with Matt Hand, DO, Interview by Kimberly Lord Stewart Matt Hand, DO, and integrative pediatric nephrologist, frequently teaches doctors on how to teach healthy eating. He finds many practitioners are as confused as the patients. His advice is to keep it simple. Q: Kimberly Lord Stewart: Since most chronic disease can be attributed to […]

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Practicing Chronic Wellness, Interview with Matt Hand, DO

In this interview, Matt Hand, DO, a pediatric nephrologist shares his views on how to help patients reach a state of wellness, no matter what the illness. He calls this practicing chronic wellness care. Dr. Hand will be hosting a webinar for licensed practitioners on blood sugar management in June 2015. Sign up at the […]

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