Bob Porzio, D.O.
South Bay Area Hormone Doctor, Bob Porzio, D.O. understands that as our bodies age it can present a unique set of challenges that may not be adequately addressed by diet and exercise alone. Instead of offering generic solutions, Dr. Porzio uses cutting-edge solutions such as Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy to help his patients overcome the symptoms of aging. As an Anti-Aging and Functional Medicine expert, Dr. Porzio devotes his practice to treating men and women with individualized wellness programs tailored to each patient’s specific, personal needs.
As an Emergency Medicine Physician for many years, Dr. Porzio has been on the frontline of avoidable medical tragedies that resulted from poor health management. Wanting to offer a solution, Dr. Porzio shifted his focus to health care prevention and maintenance.
Dr. Porzio not only encourages his patients to pursue a life of wellness but he lives it, too. As a professional natural bodybuilder with the International Federation of Professional Athletes and the World Natural Bodybuilding Federation and a multi-title natural bodybuilding champion, he knows the keys to successfully achieving and maintaining a youthful, healthy state of well-being. He is currently a CrossFit devotee and a certified CrossFit Level I trainer.
After completing his undergraduate degree at California State University, Long Beach, Dr. Porzio went on to pursue his Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine and Masters of Health Professions Education at Western University of Health Sciences, completing both degrees in 2001. He completed his internship and Emergency Medicine residency at Botsford General Hospital in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Dr. Porzio holds additional certifications in Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine and is an active member of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine and the Institute for Functional Medicine.
- Board Certifications, Associations and Training
- Member of BodyLogicMD a national network of highly trained physicians specializing in Natural Bioidentical Hormone Therapy.
- Member of the American Academy for Anti-Aging Medicine
- Extensive training in anti-aging provided by the fellowship in Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine
- Member of the Institute for Functional Medicine
- Board Certified in Emergency Medicine
- Board Certified in Integrative Medicine by the American Board of Integrative Medicine (ABOIM)
Dr. Bob Porzio dedicates his work towards preventative medicine and Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy. He maintains a much lower patient roster than most typical doctors, allowing them to spend more time one-on-one with each patient, treating them as an individual and working with them directly to understand the root cause of their condition. Dr. Porzio prescribe medicines designed for each patient’s unique needs from specialty compounding pharmacies, ensuring optimal results from each and every treatment.