EDTA Chelation Therapy

(EthyleneDiamine Tetraacetic Acid )

Jonathan Collin, MD specializes in preventative medicine, with emphasis on nutrition and wellness. Certain patients with circulation disorders or toxic metal poisoning are considered for a special treatment known as EDTA Chelation Therapy. The following links offer some basic information on — and personal experiences with — EDTA Chelation Therapy.

Testing for Lead
A Message from Jonathan Collin, MD

Chelation Therapy for CAD
by Gervasio A. Lamas, MD, FACC; Ian Ergui, BS; Omar M Issa, DO 
Ethylene diamine tetraacetic acid (disodium EDTA or edetate disodium), patented in 1938 by Munz, is a chelating agent capable of binding cationic metallic and nonmetallic ions and mobilizing them from physiological tissue in a process termed chelation. Read more...

Tragedy of the Flint Michigan Contamination
Lead In The Water – Is It Time To Freak-Out?
by John Parks Trowbridge M. D., FACAM

A Timeline for EDTA Chelation Therapy as a Treatment for Vascular Disease
by Terry Chappell, John Trowbridge, and Michael Schachter

From the Townsend Letter
The Examiner of Alternative Medicine

Impact of TACT on Conventional Cardiovascular Therapy
by L. Terry Chappell, MD
May 2017)

Report on the Proceedings of a Summit on New Directions for Chelation Therapy 
(August / September 2013)

Environmental Medicine Update
Copper Chelation and Cancer
Marianne Marchese, ND
August / September 2013)

Chelation Therapy: Stepping Into the Next 60 Years
by John Parks Trowbridge, MD
(May 2013)

Cardiovascular Chelation
by John Parks Trowbridge, MD 
(May 2010)

Chelation Corner
Chelating Iron in Conditions of Iron Overload (Hemochromatosis)
by E. Blaurock-Busch, PhD
Online publication only
(May 2009)

Chelation Corner
Toxic Metals and Autism
by E. Blaurock-Busch, PhD
Online publication only

(April 2008)

Chelation, Heavy Metals, Heart Disease, and Health: An Oral Detoxification Program: Part Two 
by Garry Gordon, MD (H)
Full text online publication only
(July 2007)

Shorts briefed by Jule Klotter
The Chelation Controversy, a Basic Health Guide 
AND Chelation for Autism 
(April 2006)

Thirty Years of Progress in Cardiovascular Health
by Michael Gerber, MD, HMD, MD(H)
A comprehensive catalogue of non-toxic therapies for the prevention and reversal of heart disease compiled by a long-experienced practitioner.
(February/March 2006)

Chelation Therapy: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
by Martin Dayton, DO, MD, MD(h)
A primer on chelation therapy and a look at the revolutionary Trial to Access Chelation Therapy (TACT), a National Institutes of Health-sponsored study.
(February/March 2006)

From the Townsend Letter for Doctors & Patients

EDTA Intravenous Chelation Demonstrated Effective in Coronary Artery Disease by Electron Beam Tomography
by Jonathan Collin, MD
(August/September 2002)

Chelation Study Criticized
by Stuart H. Freedenfeld, MD
(November 2002)

Interview with Arline Brecher on Chelation Therapy
from Laura Lee's "Conversation for Exploration"
The coauthor, with her husband, of Forty-Something Forever explains the history and scientific basis of chelation therapy for treating cardiovascular disease.
(November 2002)

Editorial: Wisconsin State Medical Board Imposes Harsh Sanctions Against Chelation Physician
by Jonathan Collin, MD
(January 2003)

Oral Chelation and Nutritional Replacement Therapy for 
Chemical & Heavy Metal Toxicity and Cardiovascular Disease

by Maile Pouls, Ph.D. 
Director of Research for Extreme Health

July 1999

From earlier publications and other sources:

A Clinical Study: EDTA Chelation Therapy in the Treatment of Arteriosclerosis and Atherosclerotic Conditions
by Jonathan Collin, MD

Chelation Therapy—An Alternative to Bypass Surgery
Dean Baxter’s Speech to the American Academy of Medical Preventics

Editor's Note RE: Chelation Therapy An Alternative to Bypass Surgery
(A Patient’s Report by Dean Baxter)
Jonathan Collin, MD

My Experience with EDTA Chelation Therapy
Ted Dickson

Chelation Therapy 
from the New Age Journal article by Judith Glassman

Chelation Therapy and Preventive Medicine
by Ray Evers, MD

What’s the Fuss Over Chelation?
by Jonathan Collin, MD

EDTA Chelation: Why Is It Being Denied Access To Victims of Heart Disease?

Chelation Therapy is Not a Placebo

Chelation Therapy
How to Prevent Or Reverse Hardening of the Arteries


For more information on EDTA Chelation Therapy, please call 360.385.4555.

Consult your doctor before using any of the treatments found within this site.


Jonathan Collin, MD

• EDTA Chelation for Circulatory Problems & Toxic Metal Poisoning • Thyroid Diagnosis • Homeopathy Prescription •PMS • Fatigue/Anxiety, Depression Work-Up • Nutritional Analysis and Counseling • Stress Evaluation & Health Risk Report •
• Vitamin Supplementation Program • Elimination Diet and Allergy Testing • Weight Management • Physical Check-Up & Laboratory Exam • Vitamin Injection •

Dr. Collin maintains two offices in Western Washington. One is in Port Townsend, on the Olympic Peninsula. The other is in Kirkland, on the Seattle side of the Puget Sound.
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Port Townsend Office

911 Tyler Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368
360.385.0699 (fax)

Monday: 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. to noon

Kirkland Office

12911 120th Avenue NE, Suite A-50
Kirkland, WA 98034

Wednesday: 3:30 to 7 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. to noon