Aging & Longevity: How to Maximize Your Health Span

Speaker Date: April 14, 2023

Dr. Carlos Jorge, who combines both functional and conventional medicine, will examine and define aging. What is it? Why and how does it happen?

He’ll explore lifespan vs. healthspan, educate on metaflammaging, and what the future of aging looks like.

You’ll learn about cardiovascular disease, Blue Zones and why they are important for us to consider in our own aging, and supplements and lifestyle suggestions to help you age in your best way.

Dr. Jorge is a co-founder of Companion Health, PLLC an innovative private membership functional medicine and primary care center in Charlotte, NC.

Companion Health is changing healthcare one client at a time by taking a deep medicine approach to all clients.

He is also the chief medical officer of Healthcoin Exchange, a disruptive technology solutions company that is developing platforms to offer alternative payments, engagement, and clinician interactions for consumers. Previously, he was co-founder and partner at Ballantyne Medical Associates in Charlotte, NC.

Dr. Jorge is triple board certified in family medicine, functional and regenerative medicine, and clinical lipidology.

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Carlos Jorge, MD
Co-founder, Companion Health, PLLC


Dr. Jorge is the former Medical Director of Presbyterian Novant Heart and Wellness and Corporate Medicine located in Charlotte, North Carolina. He was also the Co-Chair of the Presbyterian Novant Heart and Wellness Committee in charge of integrating primary care physicians and specialists with a comprehensive and advanced approach to cardiovascular wellness and prevention. In addition, Dr. Jorge led the Work Well. Be Well! Initiative to create an integrated model of corporate wellness and patient-centered medical homes.

He is an active member of various groups and boards including the A4M/MMI, National Lipid Association, American Medical Association, American Academy of Family Practice, North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians. He is a previous clinical advisor to the Cleveland Heart Lab at the Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Jorge originates from the Dominican Republic where he attended medical school and graduated Cum Laude from the National University Pedro Henriquez Urena (UNPHU) in 1999. He completed his residency in 2002 at the Northwestern University affiliated family practice program at St. Joseph Hospital in Chicago, where he also served as chief resident.


Recommended books:

  • The Longevity Diet by Valter Longo, PhD
  • The Blue Zones by Dan Buettner
  • Life Force by Tony Robbins & Peter H. Diamandis
  • Lifespan by David A. Sinclair, PhD
  • The Practice of Groundedness by Brad Stulberg

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