Ira M. Sacker
Ira M. Sacker, M.D. is the President and Medical Director
of the HEED Foundation, Inc.(Helping End Eating Disorders),
a not for profit organization dedicated to the education,
prevention and treatment of eating disorders.
Dr. Ira Sacker is internationally known for his pioneering
work in the field of eating disorders. He is the co-author
of the best selling book Dying To Be Thin (Warner
Books), which chronicles patients efforts to understand and
defeat Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa. He has been
sought out by numerous network and local television
programs as well as the print media for his expertise. He
has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, 48 Hours, Good
Morning America and CNN and has been interviewed by
magazines such as People, Glamour, Seventeen and
Redbook. His published works have appeared in many
prestigious medical and professional journals.
Dr. Ira Sacker was named as one on the "Best Doctors in New
York" by New York Magazine and received "Top Doctor" honors
from the Castle Connelly Guide of the New York Metro Area.
Currently, Dr. Sacker has offices in Manhattan, Brooklyn,
and Long Island.
Books:Regaining Your Self, March 2007
Dying to Be Thin, August 1987
Trade Size (reprint)