Rachel Abrams, MD
Rachel Carlton Abrams graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford University, received her MD from UC San Francisco and a Master’s degree in Holistic Health from UC Berkeley. She is board certified in Family Medicine and Integrative Medicine. She currently serves as AIHM Board Secretary.
In 2008 she opened the award-winning Santa Cruz Integrative Medicine Clinic. Dr. Abrams treats many of the world’s most influential people, from CEOs to billionaire entrepreneurs to Nobel Peace laureates. She has been voted “Best Doctor” in Santa Cruz County every year, from 2009–2020.
Dr. Rachel Carlton Abrams, MD, MHS, ABoIM, is a family practice and integrative medicine physician with a specialty in integrative health, relationships and sexuality and the author of Bodywise: Discovering Your Body’s Intelligence for Lifelong Health and Healing. Dr. Rachel teaches and speaks widely and is an expert consultant for media. Her other books include the recently released, Eight Dates: Essential Conversations for a Lifetime of Love and The Man’s Guide to Women (both with her husband and John and Julie Gottman), The Multi-Orgasmic Woman, The Multi-Orgasmic Couple, and the audiobook Taoist Sexual Secrets.
Dr. Rachel has taught more than 50 classes and workshops and has been an expert consultant on holistic health for national magazines, radio and television for the last 20 years. Rachel loves the ocean and the redwoods and is addicted to beach volleyball. She is happily married and the mother of three fabulous young adults, who live with her and her husband, Doug, in Santa Cruz, California.