In Memoriam: May 2023 – Dr. Rashid Buttar

In Memoriam: Dr. Rashid Buttar

The Age Management Medicine Group joins the medical community is mourning the loss of Dr. Rashid Buttar, a respected doctor known for his controversial views.

Dr. Buttar, 57, a licensed physician and a retired Major in the U.S. Army who served in special forces, died on Thursday, May 18, at his home, while spending time with his family, according to an email sent by the family.

“He was a rebel,” said Greg Fillmore, Director of Education & Co-Founder, Age Management Medicine Group, “but he was also a good and decent guy, a good family man, and a friend to AMMG.”

Dr. Buttar was a graduate of the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences, College of Medicine and Surgery. He trained in General Surgery and Emergency Medicine and served as Brigade Surgeon and Director of Emergency Medicine while serving in the U.S. Army. Dr. Buttar was board certified in Clinical Metal Toxicology, Preventive Medicine, was board eligible in Emergency Medicine and achieved fellowship status in three separate medical societies.

Dr. Buttar was a retired Major in the U.S. Army. He served with the 5th Special Forces group and the 101st Airborne Division. An Emergency Medicine specialist, he was affiliated with the Center For Advanced Medicine & Clinical Research in Mooresville, North Carolina.

The son of Pakistani parents, Buttar grew up in rural Rosebud, Missouri, and trained as an osteopathic physician with a focus on wellness and holistic medicine. After working as an emergency physician and surgeon in the U.S. Army, he became an advocate of chelation therapy, which he credited with curing his young son’s developmental delays.

He is survived by his three loving children, Sara, (30) Abie, (24) and Rahan (18).

Service arrangements have not yet been made. The family intends to have a private service. The family said it requests privacy at this time and appreciates your continued support and prayers.

The cause of his death was not disclosed by his family.

Tributes followed the news of his tragic passing.

“My condolences to Dr. Buttar’s family. Thank you for your service. May your ancestors embrace you as you journey into His light,” wrote Dr. Henry Ealy.

“I received an email today from his family announcing that he, at 57 years old and in total health, passed to the other side, behind the veil we call “death.” I´m saddened and a bit worried. He spoke loudly against the Pharma industry and their trickery, he helped thousands of families with kids injured by vaccines and other illnesses. I honor his courage and generosity. I feel love wins though, love and truth always win,” wrote Dr. Victoria Abdelnur.