Peter Attia is the founder of Attia Medical, a medical practice with offices in California and New York City. Attia focuses on the applied science of longevity, a practice that applies nutritional biochemistry, exercise physiology, sleep physiology, techniques to increase distress tolerance, lipidology, pharmacology, and four-system endocrinology to increase lifespan, while simultaneously improving health span and quality of life.
Peter earned his M.D. from Stanford University, and holds a B.Sc. in mechanical engineering and applied mathematics. He trained for five years at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in general surgery, where he was the recipient of several prestigious awards, including resident of the year, and the author of a comprehensive review of general surgery. Peter spent two years at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as a surgical oncology fellow at the National Cancer Institute, where his research focused on immune-based therapies for cancer. He has since been mentored by some of the most experienced and innovative lipidologists, endocrinologists, gynecologists, sleep physiologists, and longevity scientists in the United States and Canada.