The Dr. Joe Galati Podcast

The Dr. Joe Galati Podcast
A native of Long Island, New York, Dr. Joe Galati was raised in a family where good nutrition and family were ways of life. Today, his practice, Liver Specialists of Texas and the Metabolic Liver Center (Fatty Liver Disease Clinic), is devoted to the care of patients with all facets of liver diseases, obesity, fatty liver, and related disorders. Based in Houston, Texas, Dr.Galati is an expert “physician-communicator”, and brings his listeners the information they need to to get on a healthy path to wellness, understand what’s needed to remain healthy, with a solid foundation of food and nutrition. Each week he is joined by experts from around the world to shed light on these important topics to keep America healthy. Since 2003, Dr. Galati has created consumer-oriented radio programming on health and wellness, producing and hosting “Your Health First,” a one-hour radio program each weekend, heard on iHeart Radio’s 740 am KTRH. When he’s not practicing medicine, Dr. Galati is an avid photographer

Ed Henry Donates His Liver
Jul 14 • 40 min
What a story! Ed Henry from Fox News donated about 30% of his liver to his sister that was in need of a liver transplant as a result of end-stage liver disease. Through a series of amazing twists, I was was asked to appear on Fox and Friends last week to…
Let Me Come Over and Cook You Dinner
Jun 30 • 38 min
Dr. Joe Galati is back from his Sicilian vacation, and in Segment 1, he shares some of the things he learned while traveling through the countryside, learning about the people and food of Sicily. There, the Mediterranean Diet is taken seriously, and…
Eat Like a Sicilian
Jun 20 • 33 min
In Episode 6, Dr. Joe Galati shares his experience while on the road traveling to Sicily. With his Sicilian roots, Dr. Galati digs deep into the Sicilian culture through the centuries, and how all of this has impacted the food that is eaten on this…
Come on Now…Have a Heart!
Jun 6 • 39 min
It’s a pleasure to introduce everyone to Dr. Tom MacGillivray, Chief, Cardiac Surgery and Thoracic TransplantHouston Methodist Cardiovascular Surgery Associates. Dr. MacGillivray is an expert heart surgeon and heads up the heart transplant program at…
Eating Out is a Hazard to Your Health? You Bet!
May 31 • 38 min
This week Dr. Joe Galati comments on the hazards of eating out, and why he feels eating out is indeed a hazard to your health. During this episode, learn about an awesome NY Times article, by Anahad O’Connor, outlining a well-rounded exercise and fitness…
Handing our Veggies to His Patients? Get Outta Here!
May 24 • 38 min
In this episode, Dr. Joe Galati discusses several worthwhile health and wellness stories in the news, and explains his “produce giveaway” program in his office. Yes, he gives our vegetables to his patients in an effort to support good eating habits. He…
Your Health First Radio Program May 19, 2019
May 21 • 39 min
This week, Dr. Joe Galati is discussing a wide range of health and wellness topics. He reviewed an article on walking safety, and how to make the best of this really easy exercise routine…but you need to do it safely. The month of May is Stroke Awareness…
Your Health First - Rhabdomyolysis and You
May 16 • 12 min
This past week, one of Dr. Galati’s staff was stricken with a growing public health problem, called rhabdomyolysis, known as “rhabdo” for short. Rhabdo is the result of excessive muscle use, typically seen with spinning classes or cross-fit programs,…