Enagic is honored and proud to have as part of its team a distinguished and experienced medical professional, Dr. Filtzer who serves as Medical Consultant to Enagic, bringing with him decades of extensive medical insights and being part of the Kangen Water® team.
Biography of Horst S. Filtzer MD, F.A.C.S.
Currently active in advancing the use of Kangen Water® as a great benefit to all mankind. He is also Director of the Wound Care Center in Western Arizona Regional Medical Center, Bullhead City, AZ.
Horst has 35 years of active surgical practice in General and Vascular surgery.
12 July 1941 Born in Pabiance, Poland.
1945 - 1955 Lived in East and West Germany.
1955 Emigrated to U.S., Fargo, North Dakota.
1959 Graduated from Central High School in Fargo, North Dakota.
1963 B.S. Cum Laude, University N. Dakota
1965 M.D. Cum Laude, Harvard University
1965 - 1966 Internship in surgery at Harvard Surgical Service, Boston City Hospital
1966 - 1968 Military Service. Horst was Captain, M.C. of the United States Army, Republic of Vietnam, Mobile Riverine Force 9th Infantry Division.
Decorations 3 Bronze Stars for valor, Army Commendation Medal, Combat Medics Badge.
1968 - 1968 Officer In Charge, Combat Medics Training Center, Brook Army Medical Center, Fort San Houston, Texas.
1989 - 1990 Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., Colonel M.C., U.S.A.R., Senior Surgeon, Division of Vascular Surgery. Lecturer, Uniformed Services Medical School, Bethesda, Maryland.
1969 - 1973 Resident in General and Vascular Surgery, Chief Resident and Fellow, Harvard Surgical Services, Boston City Hospital.
1973 - 1985 Assistant Director, Department of Surgery, Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts - A Harvard University Teaching Hospital.
1974 Board Certified in General and Vascular Surgery
1985 - 1988 Associate Director, Department of Surgery, Cambridge Hospital.
1989 - 2006 Chairman and Resident Training Program Director, Cambridge Hospital.
2007 Taught advanced trauma life support at the Orthopedic Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City, Republic of Vietnam.
May 2009 Retired from surgery
Main interests: Resident training, Vascular Stent technology, Stent Graft technology, minimally invasive surgery. Multiple publications and book chapters.
Other interests: Restoration of vintage Harley-Davidson motorcycles, avid rider of motorcycles. Married to Cheryl Filtzer, November 1981. 2 Daughters, Lauren and Katie, the joys of his life.