Author of Health Tips, Myths & Tricks


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Dr. Morton Tavel was a practicing specialist in cardiovascular diseases and internal medicine for over
four decades.
He is the author of three books: Health Tips, Myths, and Tricks – A Physician’s Advice; Snake Oil is
Alive and Well; and Hell in the Heavens.
Dr. Tavel served as a Clinical Professor at Indiana University School of Medicine and regularly taught
medical trainees at all levels. He has also presented numerous lectures and speeches before audiences
across the globe. He authored over 130 articles for research publications, editorials, book reviews, and a
full medical text.
He has served as past president of state and local divisions of the American Heart Association. He
received his college and medical degrees from Indiana University. Scholastic honors include graduating
summa cum laude and membership in the honorary societies of Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha.
He was a consulting cardiologist for the Care Group, Inc., a division of St. Vincent Hospital in
Indianapolis, and was the director of their cardiac rehabilitation program.
Dr. Tavel resides in both Cicero, Indiana and Sanibel, Florida. For more information, please consult: