Dr. Gorter earned his medical degree at the University of Amsterdam Medical School in the Netherlands, where he graduated as a family practitioner in 1973. He completed his second postdoctoral training at the University of California – San Francisco (UCSF) Medical School in 1986.
Dr. Gorter served as a full UCSF faculty member from 1986 to 2008. Additional education includes a doctorate from the University of Witten/Herdecke in Germany in 1993, where he continues to serve as a faculty member. His training is foremost in conventional Western medicine with postdoctoral work in the United States, Germany and the Netherlands.
He also completed specialty training in anthroposophical medicine in 1973 in Arlesheim, Switzerland, with an emphasis on oncology. Dr. Robert Gorter has written numerous articles and abstracts, contributed to many books, and been featured on ABC, CNN and numerous television programs in the EU and the Middle East.