About Marty Ross MD

Author of Treat Lyme

Marty Ross, MD is the creative force behind Treat Lyme. He believes strongly that given the right information people with Lyme and tick borne illnesses can recover. His goal in offering Treat Lyme is to empower all that have this illness to recover.

Marty Ross, MD is a leading expert in the management of Lyme and tick borne illnesses. He treated thousands of patients across the USA and the world prior to moving to Austin, TX in late 2018 from Seattle, WA. Having treated patients, Dr. Ross has a wealth of clincal experience which informs his work on this website. His medical doctorate (MD) from Indiana University provides the academic foundation for his ideas. He is a reasoned voice about what works and does not work. He is a gifted educator who makes the complex understandable. His recommendations draw from the best of natural and prescription medicines using the best available science.

Dr. Ross received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in 1988. He completed his family medicine residency training at Georgetown University's Providence Hospital in 1991, where he served as Chief Resident. He finished a health policy fellowship in 1992, through The American Academy of Family Physicians, while he provided medical care through Health Care for The Homeless. From 1992 to 1995, he was Lead Health Policy Advisor to the United States Senate working for The Committee on Labor and Human Resources and Chairman Nancy Landon Kassebaum, R Kansas. From 1996 through 1999 he was Medical Director of the Community Health Clinics of King County outside Seattle, WA. There, he helped establish the nation’s first publicly funded alternative medicine clinic in an existing family medicine clinic. In 2000 he established what became the Healing Arts Partnership in Seattle, Washington where he provided integrative medicine services for people living with Lyme disease. In October, 2018 he moved to Austin, TX where he operates Treat Lyme and Marty Ross MD Supplements. Although he has a medical license in Washington state, Dr. Ross does not practice medicine in Texas where he is not licensed as a physician.

His association memberships include The International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society and The Institute for Functional Medicine.

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