AUTHOR: Gustavo Gomez – Award-Winning Author

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Gustavo J. Gomez, Ph.D., is an award-winning author who concentrates on writing medical and business books that are detailed, comprehensive, and meticulously researched to bring to market books with actionable information readers can use. Gustavo has been a successful entrepreneur, businessman, educator, inventor, healthcare executive, and consultant for the past thirty-five years. His academic background encompasses degrees in health sciences and business administration. This broad educational background has made Gustavo quite versatile, achieving numerous successes in both the healthcare and business industries.

In 2018 Gustavo was recognized and presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, an honor reserved for Marquis biographees who have achieved career longevity and demonstrated unwavering excellence in their chosen fields.

As of 2024 Gustavo’s books have won 63 book award competitions (see author’s website On May 20, 2024, Gustavo set a world record verified by the World Record Certification Agency (WRCA) in London for the “Most Book Award Competitions Won by a Nonfiction Author”.

His book, “Private Money Lending: Learn How to Consistently Generate a Passive Income Stream,” is an award-winning book that describes a unique investment strategy that teaches investors how to consistently and safely generate a substantial passive income stream in all market conditions. The investment strategy described in this book can change your financial future for the better. In 2020 a revised and updated 2nd Edition of Private Money Lending was released and is now available for purchase.

To date, Private Money Lending has won 31 book awards as shown below:

  • Axiom Business Book Awards-2016 Silver Medal
  • New York City Big Book Awards-2017 Gold Medals (three categories)
  • Clemens Medal-2017 Gold Medal
  • Chanticleer Int’l Book Awards (CIBAs) I & I Non-Fiction-2017 Blue Ribbon 1st Place
  • North American Book Awards-2017 Bronze Medal (two categories)
  • Independent Press Awards-2017 Gold Medal
  • International Book Awards-2017 Gold Medal
  • National Indie Excellence Awards-2017 Finalist Medal
  • Next-Generation Indie Book Awards-2017 Finalist Medal
  • Best Book Awards-2017 Finalist Medal (two categories)
  • IAN Book of the Year Award-2018 Finalist Medals (two categories)
  • Readers’ Favorite International Book Awards-2019 Silver Medal
  • Book Excellence Awards-2019 Finalist Medal
  • Literary Titan Book Awards-2019 Gold Medal
  • TopShelf Book Awards-2019 Gold Medal and Finalist Medal (Two categories)
  • Next-Generation Indie Book Awards-2020 Finalist Medal
  • Manhattan Book Awards-2020 Finalist Medal
  • International Latino Book Awards-2020 Silver Medal
  • Chanticleer Int’l Book Awards (CIBAs) Harvey Chute Awards-2020 Finalist Medal (1st Edition)
  • Chanticleer Int’l Book Awards (CIBAs) Harvey Chute Awards-2021 Finalist Medal (2nd Edition)
  • IPPY Book Awards-2022 Bronze Medal
  • eLIT Book Awards-2022 Gold and Bronze Medals (two categories)
  • FAPA President’s Book Awards-2022 Silver Medal
  • Indies Today Book Award-2023 Finalist Medal


Another topic of interest for Gustavo is reviewing the literature on hair-loss research. In July 2017, Gustavo launched a new book entitled “HAIR LOSS: Options for Restoration & Reversal.” As of August 1, 2022, a revised and updated 2nd Edition of “HAIR LOSS: Options for Restoration & Reversal” is available for purchase. This 2nd Edition of HAIR LOSS has made the # 1 Amazon’s Best Sellers list in its category several times since its release. Moreover, to date the book continues to be part of Amazon’s Top 100 Best Sellers list in several categories.

To date, HAIR LOSS: Options for Restoration & Reversal has won 32 book awards as shown below:

  • Best Book Awards-2017 Finalist Medal
  • North American Book Awards-2017 Bronze Medal
  • Best Book Awards-2017 Finalist Medal
  • Chanticleer I & I Book Awards-2018 Semi-Finalist
  • IAN Book of the Year Awards-2018 Finalist Medal
  • Readers Views Reviewers Choice Awards-2018 Bronze Medal
  • IndieReader Discovery Book Awards-2018 Gold Medal
  • Readers’ Favorite International Book Awards-2018 Finalist Medal
  • Next-Generation Indie Book Awards-2019 Finalist Medal
  • eLit Book Awards-2019 Gold Medal
  • Literary Titan Book Award-2019 Gold Medal
  • TopShelf Book Awards-2019 Finalist Medal
  • Manhattan Book Awards-2020 Gold Medal
  • TopShelf Book Awards-2020 Finalist Medal (two categories)
  • Bookauthority The 20 Best Hair Loss Books of ALL -2021
  • Pencraft Seasonal Book Award Winter Competition-2023 Gold Medal
  • Reader Views Literary Awards-2022-2023 Gold Medal
  • Chanticleer Int’l Book Awards (CIBAs) I & I Non-Fiction Awards-2022 Finalist Medal
  • Foreword Indies Book of the Year Awards-2022 Finalist/Bronze Medal
  • Bookauthority The 20 Best Hair Loss Books of ALL-2023
  • Next-Generation Indie Book Awards-2023 Finalist Medal
  • FAPA President’s Book Awards-2023 Finalist/Gold Medal
  • National Indie Excellence Awards- 2023 Gold Medals (Two categories)
  • Living Now Book Awards-2023 Bronze Medal
  • Readers’ Favorite Book Awards-2023 Honorable Mentioned
  • Dan Poynter’s Global eBook Awards-2023 Gold and Silver Medals (two categories)
  • Best Independent Book Awards (BIBA)-2023 Gold Medal
  • Indies Today Awards-2023 Semi-Finalists
  • Pinnacle Book Achievement Awards Winter-2024 Gold Medal
  • Eric Hoffer Book Awards-2024 Honorable Mentioned


HAIR LOSS: Options for Restoration & Reversal aims to educate the consuming public about the effectiveness of the many available hair-loss treatment modalities the consumers are subjected to. HAIR LOSS is a valuable comprehensive guide for men and women who suffer from hair loss issues. The book provides the reader with a historical perspective regarding hair loss, the present and future trends of hair loss research and the available hair loss solutions to prevent or reverse hair loss. In 2021 HAIR LOSS: Options for Restoration & Reversal 1st Edition was included in Bookauthority’s list of the 100 Best Hair Loss Books of All Time.  In 2023 the 2nd edition of HAIR LOSS: Options for Restoration & Reversal was included in Bookauthority’s list of The 20 Best Hair Loss Books of All Time.

Gustavo is currently working on a new book tentatively entitled “DIABETES: Understanding the Management Options for Preventing & Reversing Diabetes.” Diabetes has been described as the silent pandemic that claims 4.2 million lives worldwide every year. That’s almost three times as many deaths as COVID-19. According to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Atlas, if current trends continue, 700 million adults will have diabetes by 2045 (9th Ed. 2019).

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Hair Loss, Second Edition:
Options for Restoration & Reversal

Hair loss affliction is a stressful experience for both men and women. However, it is substantially more distressing for women. Living with hair loss can be a difficult experience to endure, especially in cultures that view hair as a sign of youthful vitality and good health. It is a topic of significant public interest for the fifty million men and thirty million women afflicted with the condition. Thus, it is a problem in search of a solution. Fortunately for the afflicted, science has been making noteworthy progress toward discovering potential treatment modalities to resolve the hair-loss problem.

If you are experiencing hair loss and in search of reliable, factual information on this important topic, this comprehensive book will provide the information you need to make informed and educated choices. The book HAIR LOSS: Options for Restoration & Reversal will educate the reader on the following topics and many more:

- Hormonal effect on hair loss
- Hereditary (genetic) hair loss predisposition
- Effectiveness of hair loss medications
- Topical dihydrotestosterone (DHT) blockers and inhibitors
- State-of-the-Art Hair Transplantation Surgery
- Hygiene and Hair Care
- Low-Level Laser Therapy (LLLT)
- Hair Cloning and Hair Multiplication Research
- Effectiveness of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy
- Scalp conditions resulting in hair loss

Private Money Lending: Learn How To Consistently Generate A Passive Income Stream

Every investor knows that learning to generate a consistent, substantial, predictable, and safe passive income stream is the ultimate goal for anyone who wants to retire early and in comfort.

In fact, creating a consistent passive cash flow, that is sufficient to cover all monthly expenses, is considered the "Holy Grail" of personal financial independence. Therefore, if you have been searching for an investment that can safely help you generate a significant passive income stream, then this is the book for you.

Private Money Lending will teach you......
- How to generate a passive and abundant monthly income stream under all market conditions.
- How to consistently and safely generate this income stream.
- Why this alternative investment vehicle is less risky than investments subjected to the uncertainty and volatility of the stock market.
- Why most investors are unaware of this exceptional type of investment.
- How learning about this investment can positively change your financial life, and much more.