Moshe Frenkel MD is the founder and director of Integrative Oncology Consultants. He is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Texas Medical Branch and board-certified family physician with extensive experience in complementary and integrative medicine.
In addition, he is the former chair of the Clinical Practice Committee of the Society of Integrative Oncology and faculty member of the Center for Mind Body Medicine.
Prior to directing Integrative Oncology Consultants, Dr. Frenkel was the medical director of the Integrative Medicine Program at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston Texas. Dr. Frenkel founded the first Integrative Medicine clinic in this center. This clinic provides consultations to patients touched by cancer on the best way to integrate complementary and integrative medicine to their care.
Dr. Frenkel is an internationally recognized expert in integrative oncology with multiple publications related to the best way to integrate integrative medicine into conventional care. He has published over 100 scientific publications in peer reviewed journals and has coauthored chapters on Integrative Medicine in leading oncology textbooks.
Dr. Frenkel received his medical degree in 1980 from Sackler School of Medicine at Tel Aviv University in Israel, and received his diploma in family medicine from the Hebrew University, Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem, Israel. He completed a family practice residency at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in Patchogue, N.Y., which was affiliated with Stony Brook University.
Prior to joining M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Dr Frenkel was a faculty member at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He served there as a key contributor to a National Institutes of Health grant on integrating integrative medicine into the medical school curriculum, as well as providing integrative medicine consultations to patients and families.
In 2011 Dr Frenkel founded and directed an integrative oncology service in The Institute of Oncology in Meir Medical Center in Israel.
In 2019 Dr Frenkel joined the complementary and integrative medicine service, as the director of the service, within the Division of Oncology in Rambam Medical Center in Haifa Israel, one of the largest comprehensive cancer centers in Israel.