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Founder / Former Physician

Dr. Khalid Mahmud

Innovative Directions in Health was founded by Dr. Khalid Mahmud. He practiced Preventive Medicine and Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy from 2002 - 2014 delivering innovative and cutting edge medicine that inspired colleagues and changed the lives of his patients.

Dr. Mahmud was fully certified by the American Board of Anti-Aging Medicine and was a member of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine since 1996. During this time, he received extensive and ongoing training by way of:

  • Attending the Academy’s educational and scientific meetings
  • Participating in numerous educational courses and seminars in the fields of nutrition, exercise, hormonal therapies, supplementation, prevention of disease, and skin anti-aging
  • Subscribing to numerous periodicals and books on these subjects

Dr. Mahmud’s additional background included the following:

  • Quadruple board certification in the fields of Anti-Aging Medicine, Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Oncology
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians (FACP)
  • Fomer Medical Advisor for the American Society of Asthetic LipoDissolve [ASAL]
  • Practice of Medicine for 30 years in Minneapolis
  • Former Associate Clinical Professor, University of Minnesota
  • Former Chief of Medicine, North Memorial Medical Center, Minneapolis Minnesota
  • Former Medical Director of Oncology, North Memorial Medical Center, Minneapolis
  • Former member of the FDA panel on devices and radiological health
  • Former Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Medisys, a Minnesota based national and public high technology homecare company
  • Former Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of American Telecare, Inc., a Minnesota based company that pioneered the field of “Home Telemedicine”, and received recognition as one of the 50 fastest growing twin cities private companies for four years
  • Former member Board of Directors, American Academy of Homecare Physicians, and one of its founding members
  • Former Chairperson, American Telemedicine Association Homecare Taskforce
  • Former member Board of Directors, American Telemedicine Association
  • Frequent national speaker
  • Author of numerous articles in healthcare/medical/scientific journals
  • Author, “Keeping aBreast: Ways to PREVENT Breast Cancer” (2005)
  • Recipient of the 1988 Asian Pacific Minnesotan Award for Leadership in the field of Health from the Governor of Minnesota
  • Recipient of a 5 page tribute in “Caring,” the official magazine of the National Association of Home Care
  • Member, Board of Directors, and one of the founders of “The Little Hospice” in Edina, Minnesota