Internationally Recognized and Award-Winning Surgeon Dr. Leslie Ray Matthews

In September 2020, Internationally Recognized and Award-Winning Surgeon, Dr. Leslie Ray Matthews launched a new campaign to educate the global community of the benefits of daily intake of Vitamin D.  DrMatthews has revolutionized the use of “high-dose” vitamin D in the frontline treatment of coronavirus and other diseases of chronic illnesses such as traumatic brain injuries, heart attacks, strokes, concussions, ventilated associated pneumonia, sepsis, ARDS, and infections. A former Mayo Clinic-trained fellow and Senior Associate Consultant (SAC), former professor of clinical surgery, and a former director of surgical critical care and trauma surgery, DrMatthews is no stranger to saving critical lives with cutting-edge vitamin D research.

Recognized for his remarkable service, DrMatthews was inducted into the prestigious Royal Society of Medicine which includes Charles Darwin, Sigmund Freud, Prince William, Prince Charles, Edwin Jenner, and other top researchers/scientists in the field of medicine.  This elite group (the Genius Group) includes British royalty and some of the brightest physicians, scientists, and researchers in the world.  DrMatthews name was engraved on the Glass Wall of Honor (the Genius Group) in March of 2019.

DrMatthews has spoken nationally and internationally regarding his patented treatment of vitamin D in extreme trauma.  Some of the organizations that have requested his expertise are The Center of Disease Control, The U.S. Food & Drug Administration, The United Nations, Health and Human Services, and the U.S. Army.  His expertise has been sought after especially during the COVID-19 Pandemic. DrMatthews research has proven that with the proper intake of Vitamin D daily one can reduce hospital stays, hospital costs, and mortality rates in coronavirus and other chronic diseases of aging.

DrMatthews, surgeon and vitamin D researcher, has spent years educating the FDA on vitamin D in Americans and its need for optimal health. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a press release on July 15, 2016, announcing that effective July 18, 2016, that they were doubling the amount of vitamin D in milk and milk additives. Matthews has spoken at the FDA 6 times. Matthews was the first person ever allowed to speak at the FDA on vitamin supplements. DrMatthews expertise was influential in persuading the FDA to make a policy change concerning vitamin D.

DrMatthews’ has received 3 patents with multiple iterations of Vitamin D and other components which increase the viability of human life. DrMatthews was the pioneer in unlocking the benefits and the power of Vitamin D3 which has fueled discussions today regarding Covid-19.  Other medical professionals and lead medical experts are now supporting DrMatthews initial claim that vitamin D (used with the right dosage) is the only potential component to arrest Covid-19 in humans.  DrMatthews has evidence that the proper usage of Vitamin D can also reverse symptoms in an affected Covid-19 patient which can avoid ICU and/or death.  DrMatthews was the first to be awarded a US Patent for Treatment of Vitamin D3 for Concussions & Traumatic Brain injuries in 2019.

I previously interviewed Dr. Matthews on Vocal Media, now I have another exclusive interview with him for We Empower Magazine.


Tammy Reese: What have you been up to?

Dr. Matthews: I have been staying busy doing interviews on Vitamin D3. We are almost one year into the pandemic.

Tammy Reese: As a renowned media professional, in your perspective, how do you think the African American community is dealing with the pandemic statistically?

Dr. Matthews: More people are taking the coronavirus seriously in terms of washing their hands, wearing masks, and social distancing.

Tammy Reese: Have you been taking your Vitamin D every day Dr. Matthews?

Dr. Matthews:  I have. LOL!

Tammy Reese: Why is it vital to have a high dose of Vitamin D?

Dr. Matthews: You need a high dose of Vitamin D3 to treat your immune system to fight off coronavirus.

Tammy Reese: What has been the result of your research in regards to Vitamin D and Covid-19?

Dr. Matthews: Vitamin D3 is highly effective against the coronavirus.

Tammy Reese: What do you love most about being a Doctor?

Dr. Matthews: I was born to do what I do. I enjoy pure science and helping people return to normal function.

Tammy Reese: What have been some challenges?

Dr. Matthews: Explaining the complicated science of Vitamin D3.

Tammy Reese: What else do you want the African American Community to know that will help them get through this pandemic?

Dr. Matthews: Get your Vitamin D3 level checked and take your  D3 every day.


Keep up-to-date with Dr. Matthews by connecting on Instagram @dr.lesliermatthews

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