Dr. Privitera, M.D. earned his medical degree at Creighton University and completed an Internship in Internal Medicine at Providence Hospital in Seattle, Washington and his residency at Presbyterian Hospital in San Francisco, CA. 

Following a Clinical Fellowship in allergy, immuology and rheumatology at Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, he entered private practice in allergy and nutrition in Covina, California where he practices today. Affiliated with the American Preventive Medical Assocation and the International College of Applied Nutrition, among others, Dr. Privitera has served on the boards of several top health organizations including the National Health Federation.

A pioneer in darkfield microscopy, Dr. Privitera has been asked to consult to some of our nation's leading vitamin manufacturers. He has a book entitled "SILENT CLOTS-Life's Biggest Killer."