Dr. Elizabeth Lee Vliet, MD is a past president of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons and Ellis Island Medal of Honor recipient.
Dr. Vliet has been a leader in patient-centered, individualized medical care. Since 1986, she has practiced medicine independent of insurance contracts that interfere with patient-physician relationships and decision-making. Dr. Vliet focus is medical freedom and free-market approaches to healthcare. Dr. Vliet is the founder of Vive Life Center and Hormone Health Strategies with medical practices in Tucson AZ and Dallas TX, specializing in preventive and climacteric medicine with an integrated approach to evaluation and treatment of women and men with complex medical and hormonal problems from puberty to late life.
She received her M.D. degree and internship in Internal Medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School, and completed specialty training at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She earned her B.S. and Master’s degrees from the College of William and Mary in Virginia.
Socialism, Corporatism, and Destruction of Patient-Centered Medical Care
Dr. Elizabeth Lee Vliet: Neither socialism or corporatism is about serving individual patients. The collective or the corporation comes first.
How Trump Can Turbo-Charge Patient Freedom and Lower Medical Costs
Dr. Elizabeth Lee Vliet: President Trump now seeks ways to unleash patient choices by eliminating many Obama-era rules and regulations that drive up costs and limit medical freedom. Here’s how he can do it.
Facebook Data Breach: Portent for Your Medical Privacy, Too?
Dr. Elizabeth Lee Vliet: Three events portend serious danger to medical privacy, but it may be hard for patients to connect the dots because they seem unrelated, involve different sectors of the economy, and occurred several years apart.