Robert D. Willix Jr, M.D., formerly a Board Certified cardiac surgeon, pioneered the first open heart surgery program in South Dakota. After developing the Cardiac Rehabilitation Human Performance Program at the North Broward Hospital District during the 1980s, he turned his focus to prevention. With a passion for integrative healing, Dr. Willix traveled the world to study acupuncture, Ayurvedic Medicine, and the healing ways of Shamanism. He is currently one of 300 physicians in the United States who is trained in Pulse Diagnosis and he learned a specialized form of acupuncture from world-famous Qi Gong Master, Master Fu. He is CEO of Enlightened Living Medicine and the Chief Medical Officer and Director of Energy Medicine at the world-famous Hippocrates Health Institute in Palm Beach, Florida. He is also CMO of LiquIVida Lounge, a company devoted to teaching people that they control their own health destiny. He is an avid athlete, having completed fourteen marathons and the Ironman Triathlon in Kona, Hawaii.
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