Dr. Mercola Interviews Dr. Shoemaker
By Dr. Mercola
Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker is a recognized leader in patient care and research, having appeared on a variety of national TV shows, such as Good Morning America, NBC News, CBS News, and CNN. Like me, he is trained in family medicine and has investigated areas that reveal important insights into how we can treat chronic illness.
He currently serves as president of Chronic Neurotoxin Incorporated, and is a medical director for the Center for Research on Biotoxin Associated Illnesses.
Dr. Shoemaker's interest in biotoxic disease began in 1996/97. He'd had a family practice in the small town of Pocomoke in Maryland since 1980, and around '96, they started having a problem with Pfiesteria, a dinoflagellate (like an algae) in the Chesapeake Bay and nearby rivers. Pfiesteria is a single-celled creature that creates potent toxins. The town of Pocomoke was the epicenter of the outbreak..