Peter A. Fields, MD, DC is one of a handful of physicians in the nation with both medical and chiropractic degrees. He integrates conventional medicine, chiropractic and state-of-the-art holistic therapies. Dr. Fields first attended the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic. After graduating from there, Dr. Fields had a private practice in Santa Monica, CA. In addition to chiropractic, Dr. Fields provided natural and holistic medicine to his patients. After eight years in practice, Dr. Fields decided to attend medical school to further his education. Dr. Fields is a graduate of American University of the Caribbean Medical School. Following medical school, he trained in a three year residency program in Family Medicine at the University of Oklahoma in Lawton. This was a new residency program and Dr. Fields was their first graduate. In his last year of residency, Dr. Fields was elected Chief Resident. Upon graduation, he returned to Santa Monica to begin private practice.
Dr. Fields combines cutting-edge western medicine with a blend of natural modalities to provide the most effective, least invasive path to optimal health and sustained wellness.
His practice integrates a holistic approach to medicine including natural alternatives to prescription drugs, Prolotherapy, bio-identical hormones, structural analysis, anti-aging medicine, nutritional counseling and more. Dr. Fields has extensive training in Prolotherapy. He is an active member of the Hackett-Hemwall Foundation, an organization that is dedicated to Prolotherapy teaching and education. He volunteers his time and services to the Foundation as an instructor of Prolotherapy. He annually travels with them to Honduras and Mexico to provide Prolotherapy to those with limited medical access and to teach other physicians Prolotherapy.
Dr. Fields is Board Certified in both Family Medicine and Chiropractic.
He is a member of the following organizations:
Dr. Fields is also an active athlete and triathlete and has completed over 50 triathlons. He has completed eight 70.3 Ironman races which includes a 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike and a 13.1 mile run. Dr Fields did two of these races, plus several smaller distance triathlons, in each year from 2005 to 2007. He also enjoys other sports such as tennis, skiing and scuba diving. Dr. Fields is an official sponsor of the Los Angeles Triathlon Club.
In addition to sports, he is an avid traveler having spent nine months traveling in Southeast Asia. He has also traveled to Honduras, Peru, Germany, Italy, Australia and New Zealand as well as having lived in the Caribbean, Germany and England. Dr. Fields is also fluent in German. He is a subscriber to the LA Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl and attends theater and music events regularly in the Los Angeles area.
Interview with Dr. Fields about Prolotherapy and PRP