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Walter Semkiw, MD

Evidence of Reincarnation Expert







Walter Semkiw, MD, MPH

IISIS Reincarnation Research President, Reincarnation Expert,

Web Site Editor, Graphic Artist, Webmaster & Author of:

Born Again: Reincarnation Cases Involving Evidence of Past Lives,

with Xenoglossy Cases Researched by Ian Stevenson, MD-E Book & Printed Versions

Origin of the Soul and the Purpose of Reincarnation-E Book & Printed Versions

E-Mail: 415 244-9658

Walter is Featured in the Viral Past Life-Reincarnation Research Video: Evidence of Reincarnation

Walter Semkiw, MD Reincarnation Research Expert & IISIS PresidentRegarding Evidence of Reincarnation: "All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident." Arthur Schopenhauer

Astronomer & Skeptic Carl Sagan, 1996: "There are three claims in the [parapsychology] field which, in my opinion, deserve serious study," the third of which was "that young children sometimes report details of a previous life, which upon checking turn out to be accurate and which they could not have known about in any other way than reincarnation."

View: David Rittenhouse | Carl Sagan Reincarnation Case


"Evidence of reincarnation will help us transcend tribal mindset." Walter Semkiw 2013

"All I want to do is to stop the creation of enemies." Walter Semkiw 2014

"What will stop these endless cycles of violence? Evidence of reincarnation will." Walter Semkiw 2015

"We fight over temporary cultural markers of identity, which change from one lifetime to another, though in truth we are all the same, we are all of one family." Walter Semkiw 2015

"I am a gentle bulldozer, pushing mass consciousness into a better direction based on evidence of reincarnation, which will help create a more peaceful world." Walter Semkiw, October 30, 2015.

"We All Resurrect through Reincarnation." Walter Semkiw, November 2015

"We, as Eternal and Universal Souls, must Stop all these Needless Tragedies." Walter Semkiw, December 2015

Dr. Semkiw is a Board Certified Occupational Medicine physician who practices at a major medical center in San Francisco, where he served as the Assistant Chief of Occupational Medicine.  Previously, he served as Medical Director for Unocal 76, a Fortune 500 oil company.

His undergraduate years were spent at the University of Illinois, where he majored in biology and graduated Phi Beta Kappa and with University Honors. After obtaining his medical degree at the University of Illinois, Chicago, he trained in psychiatry at the University of Colorado, Denver, one of the top three progams in psychiatry at the time.

He subsequently entered an Occupational Medicine residency at the University of Illinois, Chicago, where he earned a Masters of Public Health (MPH) degree with a 4.0 out of 4.0 grade point average. In this program, he studied epidemiology and biostatistics, disciplines concerned with establishing scientific proofs. On his Occupational Medicine board examination, he scored in the 99th percentile.

Walter embarked on reincarnation research in 1995 and he is the author of Return of the Revolutionaries: The Case for Reincarnation and Soul Groups Reunited, which was published in 2003.  In this book, a cohort reincarnated from the time of the American Revolution is identified.  Former President Bill Clinton wrote, regarding Revolutionaries, “It looks fascinating,” and neurosurgeon Norm Shealy, MD, PhD, wrote “For the survival of humanity, this is the most important book written in 2000 years.”

Walter is also the author of Born Again, which is available in the US, India, Indonesia and Serbia (2006 version).   In this book, independently researched reincarnation cases with evidence of reincarnation are compiled with a focus on the work of Ian Stevenson, MD of the University of Virginia.  Cases derived through world famous trance medium Kevin Ryerson, who has been featured in Shirley MacLaine's books, are also presented.  Born Again has received widespread media attention in India and Walter was featured on CNN in March 2006.

An expanded international edition of Born Again (2011), which summarizes key reincarnation cases with evidence of past lives, is available as an E-Book, as well as in a printed version.

Born Again has been commented on by the former President of India, Abdul Kalam, and by Shah Rukh Kahn, one of India’s greatest film and television stars.

Walter has also penned Origin of the Soul and the Purpose of Reincarnation.  Whereas Return of the Revolutionaries and Born Again present cases which demonstrate objective evidence of reincarnation, Origin of the Soul addresses the big picture of why we reincarnate and the nature of the spiritual world.

Walter has presented at the Society for Scientific Exploration (SSE), an academic group that pioneer reincarnation researcher Ian Stevenson, MD cofounded.  Walter spent a day with Dr. Stevenson in 2001 and Dr. Stevenson personally sponsored Walter's membership in the SSE. Walter is an advocate of Ian Stevenson's past lives research.

Dr. Semkiw has been a speaker at the first four World Congresses for Regression Therapy, held in the Netherlands, India, Brazil and Turkey.  He has appeared on CNN and in Newsweek, as well as numerous other television and radio shows, including Coast to Coast.  He has been cited on numerous occasions in the Times of India, which has the largest circulation of any English language newspaper in the world.

Walter has been selected as one of Who's Who Professionals of the Year for 2016.

In sum, Dr. Semkiw is an expert in reincarnation research, particularly reincarnation cases which demonstrate objective evidence of reincarnation.

Favorite Quotes:


"Thanks God that I am stubborn, when I know that I am right"

John Adams


"Hear me, our Chiefs, we are tired;

Our hearts are sick and sad.

From where the Sun now stands,

Let us fight nevermore.”

Chief Joseph of the Nez Perse Updated

Mission Statement of the IISIS of Peace

Go to: Independently Investigated Reincarnation Cases, featuring the Past Lives Research of Ian Stevenson, MD

Go to: Ryerson-Semkiw Celebrity & Historic Figure Reincarnation Cases

Go to: Reincarnation Cases: Alphabetical

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