Meet Dr. Norman Shealy

Dr. C. Norman Shealy


C. Norman Shealy, M.D., Ph.D., D. Sc., FACS, DABNS is President of Shealy -Sorin Wellness Institute and Holos Energy Medicine Education. He is often called the “Father of Holistic Medicine” and Founded the American Holistic Medical Association in 1978.

Dr. Shealy created the concept of Holistic Medicine in 1971 with the introduction of the first of its kind Shealy Pain & Rehabilitation Institute which evolved into the Shealy-Sorin Wellness Institute. Addressing patients who have been failed by conventional medicine. 

Dr. Shealy is a world renowned neurosurgeon and is well-known for the invention of the spinal cord stimulation procedure & Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS Unit) which are utilized all over the world among numerous other medical breakthroughs. 

Secured 15+ patents in Energy Medicine. Some inventions & breakthroughs include:

Published 36 Books and over 350 Articles

Editor of Journal of Comprehensive Integrative Medicine

As of 2021, Dr. Shealy is still active in clinical work, research, writing, education and is a highly sought after keynote speaker at a number of National and International Conferences.

He is also the recipient of a number of lifetime achievement awards in the fields of Medicine, Holism, Wellness, Innovation and Education and advancement in Science and Humanitarian aspects.

His other contributions include:

Co-Founded with Caroline Myss the American Board for Scientific Medical Intuition

Founder of Holos University Graduate University and former President, a graduate school, accredited by New Thought Accreditation Commission, offering doctoral degrees in spiritual healing and Energy Medicine

Some of Dr. Shealy's Awards Include:


AHMA Holistic Person of the Year


American Institute Stress Award


ISSSEEM Elmer and Alyce Green Award


Bio-Medical Synergistics Education Institute Pearl Award


Founding Member American Board of Holistic Medicine


Spurgeon English Humanitarian Award


Biofeedback Certification Institute of America

He has appeared on numerous national TV programs, including The Tomorrow Show, The Joan Rivers program, Geraldo, Good Morning, America, the Today Show, Oprah, the Wisdom Channel, and scores of regional and local television and radio programs.

He has had for 30 years the most popular call-in radio show in the Ozarks on KWTO, 560 AM. He publishes a free weekly e-newsletter.

Since 1971 he has lectured worldwide at hundreds of medical schools, universities, hospitals and churches, with up to 100 appearances each year.

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