Find Information About:

Drugs & Supplements

Get information and reviews on prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and supplements. Search by name or medical condition.

Pill Identifier

Pill Identifier

Having trouble identifying your pills?

Enter the shape, color, or imprint of your prescription or OTC drug. Our pill identification tool will display pictures that you can compare to your pill.

Get Started

My Medicine

Save your medicine, check interactions, sign up for FDA alerts, create family profiles and more.

Get Started

WebMD Health Experts and Community

Talk to health experts and other people like you in WebMD's Communities. It's a safe forum where you can create or participate in support groups and discussions about health topics that interest you.

  • Second Opinion

    Second Opinion

    Read expert perspectives on popular health topics.

  • Community


    Connect with people like you, and get expert guidance on living a healthy life.

Got a health question? Get answers provided by leading organizations, doctors, and experts.

Get Answers

Sign up to receive WebMD's award-winning content delivered to your inbox.

Sign Up

Font Size

Andrew Weil, MD

Andrew Weil, MD, has devoted the past 30 years to developing, teaching, and educating others on the principles of integrative medicine. Weil is an internationally recognized expert on integrative medicine, medicinal herbs and mind-body interactions. The founder of Weil Lifestyle, LLC, a leading resource for integrative medicine education, information, products, and services, Weil combines a Harvard education and a lifetime of practicing integrative medicine to provide a unique approach to health care which encompasses body, mind, and spirit.

Weil donates all of his after-tax profits from Weil Lifestyle products to the Weil Foundation, an organization dedicated to sustaining the vision of integrative medicine. This independent non-profit organization is committed to changing the training and practice of health care professionals; educating the public about health, healing, and nutrition; reforming public policies governing health and health care; and researching the application of integrative medicine.

He is a clinical professor of internal medicine and the founder and director of the Program in Integrative Medicine (PIM) at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Weil received both his medical degree and his undergraduate AB degree in biology (botany) from Harvard University.

PIM, founded by Weil in 1994 at the University of Arizona, was established to train physicians to be integrative medicine practitioners. PIM’s overriding mission is to foster the transformation of health care through innovative educational programs, rigorous scientific studies, and exceptional clinical care that integrates biomedicine, the complexity of human beings, and the healing power of nature. The program features a broad range of comprehensive fellowship training programs, a clinic, and an NIH supported research group. Through PIM, Weil hopes to grow and strengthen integrative medicine within the health care community at large.

Weil is also a best-selling author and editorial director of, an online resource for healthy living based on an integrative medicine philosophy. Weil’s books include the national bestsellers Spontaneous Healing, 8 Weeks to Optimum Health, Eating Well for Optimum Health, and The Healthy Kitchen.  He also authors the popular Self Healing newsletter and a monthly column for Prevention magazine. As a frequent guest on Larry King Live and Oprah, Weil provides information and insight on how to incorporate conventional and complementary medicine practices in one’s life to optimize the body’s natural healing mechanisms.

Women's Health Newsletter

Find out what women really need.