David Perlmutter is a Naples, Florida based American celebrity doctor, author, and researcher. He is the president of the Perlmutter Health Center. Perlmutter is the author of health books and is known for advocating a functional and holistic approach toward treating brain disorders. Perlmutter has also contributed to the Huffington Post, The Daily Beast, and Mind Body Green.
Perlmutter wrote the book Grain Brain, released September, 2013, promoting the concept that gluten causes neurological conditions, which became a bestseller.
Perlmutter serves as a medical advisor for The Dr. Oz Show. His contributions to medical literature include publications appearing in the Journal of Neurosurgery, the Southern Medical Journal, Journal of Applied Nutrition, and Archives of Neurology.