Peter Attia is an American physician, researcher, and entrepreneur. He was born on October 4, 1967, in Toronto, Canada, and grew up in the United States. He is best known for his work in the fields of longevity and human performance.
Attia earned his medical degree from Stanford University and completed his residency in general surgery at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He has also completed a fellowship in surgical oncology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland.
Attia has published numerous scientific papers and has given several TED Talks on topics such as longevity, nutrition, and physical performance. He is also the founder of Attia Medical, a medical practice that focuses on optimizing health and performance, and the founder of the Nutrition Science Initiative (NuSI), a non-profit organization that conducts research into the effects of nutrition on health.
Attia is known for his emphasis on individualized approaches to health and his advocacy for a low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet. He continues to work as a physician, researcher, and entrepreneur, with a focus on helping people achieve optimal health and longevity.