112019Jun
The Man behind the Medicine

The Man behind the Medicine

Get to know Dr. Alexander Shikhman. As the founder of Institute for Specialized Medicine and Gluten Free Remedies, Dr. Shikhman answers some more personal questions about how he became interested in medicine, how he made his way to the United States, and why he started his own practice. How did you first become interested in…

182011Nov

Top Five Questions to Know if You are Gluten Intolerant

Dr. Shikhman presented for the Scripps Health Foundation on the connection between the gut and autoimmune diseases. Here are some of the top questions: Are gluten intolerance and gluten sensitivity the same thing? In general there are two ideas to keep in mind. There is gluten allergy and gluten sensitivity. With a gluten allergy, there…